The PROPOSED CALL TO ACTION ON WALKING from the Office of the Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA is a bold step towards getting Americans active.

Watch the film brought to you by Every Body Walk!, powered by Kaiser Permanente, and see why it’s important to be physically active. Walking is a simple activity that can be easily woven into everyday life — walk to school, walk to transit, walk to lunch, walk after dinner, walk the dog.

Share detailed comments about what you would like to see in the proposed call to action on walking by posting your input to the Federal Register. Your comments can help shape the overall response from the Office of the Surgeon General. Reach out to colleagues and stakeholders and ask them to provide comments too.

Reward yourself with a 30-minute walk. Your deserve it. Bring a friend or family member along with you. If you have a dog, they can get in on the action, too. Make walking 30 minutes a day part of your routine.

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