SHIP Health Action Newsletter Submission Form
The Health Action Newsletter is now accepting article proposals!

The Health Action Newsletter is the official newsletter of the State Health Improvement Process (SHIP), which is housed in the Office of Population Health Improvement (OPHI) within the Maryland Department of Health (MDH). We need input from partners like you to make this publication engaging, relevant, and timely for our readers. Our readers range from non-profit organizations, governmental agencies, for-profit companies, to individuals. The newsletter will be distributed to all those subscribed to our listserv.

For more information about the State Health Improvement Process (SHIP), please visit

Questions or comments about newsletter submissions, please email

Thank you for your interest in submitting content for the Health Action Newsletter!

Your Information
1. What is your email address? *
2. What is your preferred prefix? *
3. What is your first and last name? *
Article Submission
Due to space limitations, we request that articles are 100 words or less, if possible.
Please include any relevant link(s), so we may include this as a resource for readers to access up-to-date information. Please also identify a newsletter "Area of Focus" that best describes your article.
4. Please submit your article here. *
5. Is there a URL at which readers can access more information? If yes, paste URL in the field below. If no, type "N/A" *
6. Area of Focus *
Article Deadline
Deadlines for receiving pieces are determined by the content of your article.
Please identify whether your article:

1) Has no deadline: ongoing basis (e.g., resource or announcement)
2) Does have a deadline: at least 3 weeks before event deadline (e.g., before early bird registration is closed, or with sufficient time before an application is due)

Please note that the review process will take a minimum two weeks before an item may be approved for publication.

7. Does your article have a deadline? *
7a. When is that deadline?
We strongly encourage the submission of photos that complement content. This may include logos, stock photos, or other relevant media.

Acceptable formats: JPEG, GIF, or PNG
A signed “DHMH Media Release Form” or other written consent is strongly recommended if the photo shows a person’s face.
If no photo is submitted, one may be included relevant to the topic.

8. Please upload relevant media here.
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