Public Health/Community Nutrition Practice Group

PHCNPG Dietetic Practice Group

Academy Public Policy Activities and Resources

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Academy Alerts

Find the latest action alerts from the Academy here. Both Academy membes and nonmembers can take action.

Current Action Alerts (9/4/2020)

Regulatory Comment Opportunities 

National Health and Nutrition Examintion Survey (NHANES)

The CDC seeks comments on their proposed NHANES surveys. The goal is to comment on the utility of the total survey, survey questions, means of delivery, survey populations, etc. Please submit comments with referenced facts to Alicia Grove, PHCN PAL at aliciagrove@gmail.com by September 14, 2020. 

National Survey of Community-Based Survey of Supports for Healthy Eating and Active Living 

The CDC seeks comments on their proposed survey of city managers or planners to determine the environmental and polcy supports for healthful diets and regular physical activity across the U.S., and how these supports are changing across time. Please submit comments with referenced facts to Alicia Grove, PHCN PAL at aliciagrove@gmail.com by September 14, 2020. 

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