June is Men’s Health Month, and the National Men’s Health Network is proud to partner with Office of Minority Health – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to encourage boys, men and their families to practice healthy living, by exercising regularly, eating healthy and getting the #COVID19 vaccine when the time comes. https://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/mens-health#VaccineReady
For 2021, Men’s Health Week is set for June 14th – 20th. It is a great time to share important health information with the men in our lives – husbands, significant others, fathers, brothers, uncles, cousins, and all the important guys in our lives.
On Friday, June 18th, the United States Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH) will join the Men’s Health Network to observe Wear Blue Day as part of the year-round Wear BLUE awareness campaign to raise awareness for education about men’s health. The OMH’s Six Plays for Men’s Health remind men and boys that they can improve their health by seeking medical advice and taking other important steps, such as making healthy food choices, staying active, quitting smoking, getting regular checkups, taking care of their mental health and being #VaccineReady.
- We will protect this heart
- Bro, you don’t even have to lift
- Preventive Maintenance
- Quitting Time
- Hey man, you good?
- Be #VaccineReady
In addition to the great content from OMH above, check out some of the informative statistics below from the national Men’s Health Network and follow them on Facebook, Twitter (@MensHlthNetwork) and YouTube. There is also a wealth of resources for men at the Men’s Health Resource Center. https://www.menshealthresourcecenter.com/. You name it, they’ve got – fatherhood, aging, mental health, nutrition and obesity, and more.
Don’t be shy in talking to the men in your life about good health and sharing all of these valuable resources. As the Men’s Health Resource Center says, “Healthier men live happier, longer lives.” Let them know how much you love them and share these resources with those you love and encourage them to learn the Six Plays for good health.