Request for Comment: Healthy People 2020/Tobacco
Friday, October 19, 2012
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As you know, for more than 30 years, Healthy People has provided
a public health roadmap with science-based, 10-year national objectives for
improving the health of the nation. The Healthy People 2020 public comment is
open from October 15th – Novmeber 2nd. Please see the
e-mail below for more information.
For more information on Healthy People 2020 please visit www.healthypeople.gov, and for specific
questions related to the Tobacco Use chapter, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Acting Associate Director for Policy
CDC Office on Smoking and Health
Learn More | October
15–November 2, 2012
Participate in the Healthy People 2020 process!
The public comment period will be open
from October 15, 2012 through 5:00pm ET on November 2, 2012.
Public comments are a cornerstone of Healthy People 2020. There
will be opportunities for public input periodically throughout the decade to
ensure that Healthy People 2020 reflects current public health priorities.
You will be able to (a) comment on proposed new objectives to be
added to the Educational and Community-Based Programs and Social Determinants
of Health Topic Areas, and (b) propose new objectives to be included in 1 of
the 42 existing Healthy People 2020 Topic Areas.
To participate in the public comment period, visit the
online public comment database
beginning on October 15, 2012. Comments will be accepted through 5:00pm ET on
November 2, 2012.
We look forward to
hearing from you!