Share Your Written Comments on an Updated Health Literacy Definition for Healthy People 2030

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as part of their efforts to support the Healthy People 2030, has proposed an update to the definition of health literacy and has posted it for comment. 


The Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for Healthy People 2030 developed the following working definition: "Health literacy occurs when a society provides accurate health information and services that people can easily find, understand, and use to inform their decisions and actions."


We encourage you to provide your input!  Click here to visit the Health and Human Resources Website to learn more and comment

Written comments must be submitted by August 5, 2019 via email at