NATIONAL HEALTH OBSERVANCES

HealthFinder.org: National Health Observances
Wellness Council of America: Observances & Awareness Months

 

ADDITIONAL OBSERVANCES AND LINKS:

January

Cervical Health Awareness MonthNational Blood Donor Month
Low Vision Awareness Month
Blood Donor Awareness

 

February

American Heart Month
Go Red for Women
The Heart Truth
Heart.org: School Programs
National Children’s Dental Health Month
NIH: National Children’s Dental Health Month
Give Kids A Smile
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
LoveIsRespect.org
Teen Dating Violence
Eating Disorders Awareness and Screening Week

 

MarchNational Nutrition Month 2021 Blogger Badge

 

 

AprilNational Minority Health Month

National Minority Health Month
Alcohol Awareness Month
Alcohol Awareness Toolkit
Sports Eye SafetySports Eye Safety Month
National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day
STD Awareness Week
World Immunization Week

 

 

May

National Physical Fitness & Sports Month

Skin Cancer Prevention Month
Skin Cancer Foundation
National Women’s Health Week
National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
Hepatitis Awareness Month

 

 

June

World Sickle Cell Day

World Sickle Cell Day
Autistic Pride Day
Scoliosis Awareness Month
Family Health and Fitness DayAutism Pride Day
Men’s Health Week
National HIV Testing Day

 

July

World Hepatitis Day

National Youth Sports Week

World Hepatitis Day

 

August

Eye Screening for Children

 

National Immunization Awareness Month

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Contact Lens Health Week

 

September

National School Backpack Awareness Day

 

Attendance Awareness Month

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

SPRC.org: Suicide Prevention Month Ideas for Action

National Celiac Disease Awareness Month

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

Pink Ribbon Sunday Program
Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbon

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Eczema Awareness Month

Health Literacy 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 MonthNational Handwashing Week

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 MonthDiabetes Awareness Month

Great American Smokeout

National Epilepsy Awareness Month

National Runaway Prevention Month

Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month

Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls

 

December

 

Safe Toys and Celebrations MonthIt's not too late to get a flu shot!

World AIDS Day

National Influenza Vaccination Week

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