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National Health Observances

HealthFinder.org:  National Health — Observances 2018 at a Glance

HealthLine:  Health Awareness Months, Weeks, and Days

 

Additional Observances and Links:

January

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (1/22-27/2019)

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

Attendance Awareness Month

Sickle Cell Awareness

SPRC.org:  Suicide Prevention Month Ideas for Action

National Celiac Disease Awareness Day

National Concussion Awareness Day

Promote National Suicide Prevention Month

SAMHSA:  September is Recovery Month — A Time of Celebration

National School Backpack Awareness Day

Cardiomyopathy Awareness Month

National Head Lice Prevention Month

October

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Eczema Awareness Month

StopBullying.gov:  October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Red Ribbon Campaign (Drug Awareness)

National Protect Your Hearing Month

Eye Injury Prevention Month

International Walk to School Month

National Dental Hygiene Month

World Obesity Day (October 11th)

Global Handwashing Day

National School Lunch Week 

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month

National High School Activities Month

World Obesity Day

November

Diabetes Awareness Month

Great American Smokeout

National Epilepsy Awareness Month

National Runaway Prevention Month

Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month

December

Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

World AIDS Day 12.1

National Handwashing Awareness Week 12.2-8

National Influenza Vaccination Week 12.2-8