January 2020 is One Health Awareness Month (in the US).
o promote collaboration between animal, environmental, plant and public health scientists, on December 19, 2019 the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the bipartisan
Senate Resolution 462
introduced by Senators Dianne Feinstein (Democrat-California) and Martha McSally (Republican-Arizona) designating January 2020 as “National One Health Awareness Month” in the U.S.
Start the new decade with positive One Health actions.
Share the power of and critical need for One Health!
1. Connect – Reach out to media outlets, friends, family, colleagues, lawmakers. Share the S Res 462
and a personal story about the power of One Health.
2. Create – Participate in a January 2020 One Health Awareness Social Media Campaign. Use the
One Health Awareness Month Guide
to create a post each day using #OneHealth to raise awareness of the critical need for One Health. Search #OneHealth to comment and share other posts.
3. Educate – Do a presentation about One Health and One Health issues at a library, school, park, church, business etc. near you.
4. Contact your lawmakers to be sure they know about the importance of One Health. If you live in the U.S. be sure they know about the Resolution and
One Health Awareness Month
and that they understand the importance of the
U.S. One Health Act of 2019
pending in both Chambers of the U.S. Congress right now.
(This 30 Days of One Health Awareness Campaign is co-led by the
One Health Commission and Louisiana One Health in Action)