National Women's Health Week

May 12–18, 2019

Ideas for celebrating NWHW

Interested in participating in National Women's Health Week but not sure how? We make it easy for you with this list of ideas!

Get involved online!

  • Are you ready to find your health? Use this online tool to get customized tips for incorporating healthy eating and physical activity into your life.
  • Spread the word on social media with our prewritten messages.
  • Share where you are on your health journey and where you want to go. Use #FindYourHealth and #NWHW.
  • Like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter and Pinterest.

Join in the fun during your free time!

  • Use free online videos or apps to exercise at home.
  • Start a health diary to document your health journey.
  • Organize a party with your friends to find ways to cut costs on healthy foods at the grocery store, like using coupons or sharing items bought in bulk.
  • Cook a healthy meal or snack! If you need inspiration, check out these recipes.
  • Drink water instead of soda and sugary drinks.
  • Turn on your favorite music and dance.
  • Take a walk with your neighbors.
  • Share what you do with us by using #NWHW and #FindYourHealth.

Stuck in the office?

  • Set a timer to remind yourself to stand up and walk around regularly during the day.
  • Organize a lunchtime walk or fitness break with your coworkers.
  • Host a healthy potluck or lunchtime salad bar.
  • Start a friendly competition with coworkers. Track your steps, water intake, or other healthy activities.
  • Invite a local fitness instructor to teach a free fitness class.
  • Bring in light weights you can use at your desk.
  • Share your activities with us by using #NWHW and #FindYourHealth.

Are you an employer or a public health professional?

  • Host a health fair.
  • Hold a free or reduced-cost health screening.
  • Organize a healthy cooking class or fitness activity.
  • Share your activities with us using #NWHW and #FindYourHealth.