History of the Partnership

For an inside look at the history surrounding the 100 year partnership between the U.S. Public Health Service and the National Park Service, check out our interactive StoryMap!
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100 years of health in US National Parks

Read more about the partnership in our featured article written by OPH Director, Cpt. Sara Newman, and Health Promotion Chief, Diana Allen.

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Ranger Magazine: A Century of Support

Click here to read the Winter issue of Ranger Magazine's feature on the partnership.

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Public Health in Our Parks

Check out this article detailing the relevance of rising public health needs during the earliest years of our national parks.

Last updated: February 9, 2022