Engage in Safe Behaviors for National Women’s Health Week (and Beyond)!

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Smoking, texting while driving, and not wearing a seatbelt or bicycle helmet are behaviors that can put you at unnecessary risk. As National Women’s Health Week comes to a close, we encourage all women to engage in safe behaviors. It will improve your health and lower your risk for injury and illness.

Try these tips to help protect yourself and others:

  • Drive safely. Next time you drive, buckle up and don't text. If you need to call or text, pull over to a safe location. 
  • Quit Smoking. Quitting smoking isn’t easy, but it is possible. Visit Smokefree Women to learn what resources are available to help you or someone you love quit.
  • Protect yourself from STDs. Know your STD status, and learn what steps you can take to lower your risk of getting a sexually transmitted disease.

It’s up to you to take control! Learn more with our Engage in Safe Behaviors infographic. Then pledge to avoid unhealthy behaviors for National Women’s Health Week.

If you have any questions, please email womenshealth@hhs.gov.