National Women's Health Week begins each year on Mother's Day to encourage women and girls to make their health a priority. An official website of the United States government The.gov means that it is official. Federal government websites typically end up in. gov o.
thousand. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site. Call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room if you have a medical emergency. National Women's Health Week fact sheet (PDF, 727 KB) Enter a city, zip code (such as 2000, address, state, or location) Prioritizing your health, both physical and mental, has never been more important.
In recent years, many women have postponed taking care of their general health and wellness needs. They have adjusted their daily routines, including how they connect with family and friends. The combination has caused serious health problems in some women. During National Women's Health Week (NWHW), the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Women's Health (OWH) encourages women and girls to reflect on their individual health needs and take steps to improve their overall health. Whether you continue your current activities or find new ones, now is a good time for all women and girls to focus on better health, especially those with underlying health problems, such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, and women 65 and older. National Women's Health Week is also a good time for family, friends and the wider community to take steps to support women and help them achieve the best possible health. Find Healthy Ways to Manage Stress Federal government website administered by the Office of Women's Health in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health of the U.S.
UU. At the Office of Women's Health, find an extensive list of free, downloadable resources that cover topics such as pregnancy, reproductive health, or breastfeeding.