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Prevention

Prevention Matters: Increasing the number of Americans who are healthy at every stage of life.

National Prevention Strategy

The National Prevention StrategyAims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. This Strategy envisions a prevention-oriented society where all sectors recognize the value of health for individuals, families, and society and work together to achieve better health for all Americans.

National Prevention Council   

National Prevention Council SealCreated through the Affordable Care Act, the National Prevention Council comprises 20 federal departments, agencies, and offices. Led by the U.S. Surgeon General, the National Prevention Council is committed to prevention and wellness for individuals, families, and communities.

Prevention Advisory Group

Offers policy and program recommendations to the National Prevention Council and advises them on effective, science-based prevention and health promotion practices.

Partners

Learn about the efforts of National Prevention Strategy's partners in prevention.

Resources

Download the National Prevention Strategy, National Prevention Council Action Plan, fact sheets, and other information.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the National Prevention Council or need additional resources, please contact prevention.council@hhs.gov.