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2018 Health Related Observances

January

  • Cervical Health Awareness Month
  • National Birth Defects Prevention Month
  • National Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • National Radon Action Month
  • National Stalking Awareness Month
  • National Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month
  • Thyroid Awareness Month
  • 7th - 13th : National Folic Acid Awareness Week
  •  22nd – 28th : National Drug Facts Week

February

  • AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month
  • American Heart Month
  • International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month
  • National Children’s Dental Health Month
  • Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
  • 1st - 7th : African Heritage & Health Week
  • 2nd : National Wear Red Day
  • 7th : Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day
  • 7th : Give Kids A Smile® Day
  • 7th : National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  • 7th - 14th : Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week
  • 14th : National Donor Day

March

  • National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Endometriosis Awareness Month
  • National Kidney Month
  • National Nutrition Month
  • National Problem Gambling Awareness Month
  • Save Your Vision Month
  • Trisomy Awareness Month
  • Workplace Eye Wellness Month
  • 4th - 11th : National Sleep Awareness Week®
  • 5th - 9th : National School Breakfast Week
  • 8th : World Kidney Day
  • 10th : National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  • 11th-17th : Patient Safety Awareness Week
  • 12th – 16th : Flood Safety Awareness Week
  • 12th - 18th : Brain Awareness Week
  • 18th - 24th  : National Poison Prevention Week
  • 19th – 23rd : National Youth Violence Prevention Week
  • 20th : National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  • 24th : World Tuberculosis Day
  • 27th - 31th : National Tsunami Preparedness Week
  • 27th : American Diabetes Alert Day

    April

    • Alcohol Awareness Month
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month
    • National Autism Awareness Month
    • National Child Abuse Prevention Month
    • National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    • National Donate Life Month
    • National Facial Protection Month
    • National Minority Health Month
    • National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month
    • Occupational Therapy Month
    • Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
    • Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month
    • STI Awareness Month
    • Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month
    • 2nd  - 18th : National Public Health Week
    • 3rd : Sexual Assault Awareness Month Day of Action
    • 5th : National Alcohol Screening Day®
    • 7th : World Health Day
    • 10th : National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
    • 21st – 28th : National Infant Immunization Week
    • 22nd - 28th : National Infertility Awareness Week
    • 23rd - 27th : Every Kid Healthy™ Week
    • 24th - 30th : World Immunization Week
    • 24th : World Meningitis Day
    • 30th - May 4th : Air Quality Awareness Week

    May

    • Arthritis Awareness Month
    • Better Hearing and Speech Month
    • Global Employee Health and Fitness Month
    • Global Youth Traffic Safety Month
    • Healthy Vision Month
    • Hepatitis Awareness Month
    • Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month®
    • Mental Health Month
    • National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
    • National Celiac Disease Awareness Month
    • National Mediterranean Diet Month
    • National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
    • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
    • National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
    • Preeclampsia Awareness Month
    • Ultraviolet Awareness Month
    • UV Safety Month
    • 2nd - 8th : Children's Mental Health Awareness Week
    • 5th : Hand Hygiene Day
    • 6th - 12th : North American Occupational Safety and Health Week
    • 9th : National Bike to School Day
    • 9th  - 15th : National Alcohol- and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week
    • 10th : National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day
    • 12th : Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Awareness Day
    • 13th - 19th : Food Allergy Awareness Week
    • 13th - 19th : National Women's Health Week
    • 14th - 20th : National Neuropathy Awareness Week
    • 14th : National Women's Check-up Day
    • 14th - 20th : National Stuttering Awareness Week
    • 18th : HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
    • 19th : National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
    • 20th : World Autoimmune Arthritis Day
    • 20th - 26th : Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week
    • 25th : Heat Safety Awareness Day
    • 20th - 26st : National Hurricane Preparedness Week
    • 30th : National Senior Health & Fitness Day®
    • 31st : World No Tobacco Day

    June

    • 1st - July 4th : Fireworks Safety Month
    • Cataract Awareness Month
    • Men's Health Month
    • Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month
    • National Aphasia Awareness Month
    • National Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month
    • National Safety Month
    • National Scleroderma Awareness Month
    • 1st - 7th : National Rip Current Awareness Week
    • 3rd : National Cancer Survivors Day
    • 11th - 17th : Men's Health Week
    • 19th : World Sickle Cell Day
    • 20th - 26th : National Lightening Safety Awareness Week

    July

    • Cord Blood Awareness Month
    • International Group B Strep Awareness Month
    • Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
    • National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month
    • 28th : World Hepatitis Day

    August

    • Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
    • National Breastfeeding Month
    • National Immunization Awareness Month
    • Psoriasis Awareness Month
    • 1st - 7th : World Breastfeeding Week
    • 12th - 18th : National Health Center Week

    September

    • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
    • Fruit and Veggies—More Matters Month
    • Healthy Aging® Month
    • National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
    • National Food Safety Education Month
    • National ITP Awareness Month
    • National Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention Month
    • National Preparedness Month
    • National Recovery Month
    • National Sickle Cell Month
    • National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month
    • National Yoga Awareness Month
    • Newborn Screening Awareness Month
    • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
    • Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
    • Whole Grains Month
    • World Alzheimer's Month
    • 9th - 15th : National Suicide Prevention Week
    • 10th : World Suicide Prevention Day
    • 13th : National Celiac Disease Awareness Day
    • 18th : Get Ready Day
    • 18th : National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day
    • 19th : National School Backpack Awareness Day
    • 19th – 25th : National Farm Safety & Health Week
    • 23rd : RAINN Day
    • 26th : National Women's Health & Fitness Day™
    • 27th : Sport Purple For Platelets Day
    • 28th : World Rabies Day
    • 29th : Family Health & Fitness Day USA®
    • 29th : World Heart Day

    October

    • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    • Eye Injury Prevention Month
    • Health Literacy Month
    • Home Eye Safety Month
    • National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    • National Bullying Prevention Month
    • National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
    • National Medical Librarians Month
    • National Physical Therapy Month
    • 4th - 8th : Drive Safely Work Week
    • 7th - 13th : Mental Illness Awareness Week
    • 10th : International Walk to School Day
    • 11th : National Depression Screening Day®
    • 12th - 20th : Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week
    • 13th : Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
    • 14th - 20th : International Infection Prevention Week
    • 15th - 19th : National Health Education Week
    • 15th : National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
    • 16th : World Food Day
    • 19th : World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day
    • 21st - 27th : Respiratory Care Week
    • 22nd : International Stuttering Awareness Day
    • 23rd - 31st : Red Ribbon Week
    • 29th : World Psoriasis Day 
    • 29th:  World Stroke Day

    November

    • American Diabetes Month
    • COPD Awareness Month
    • Diabetic Eye Disease Month
    • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
    • National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month
    • National Family Caregivers Month
    • National Healthy Skin Month
    • National Hospice Palliative Care Month
    • National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
    • 4th - 10th : Drowsy Driving Prevention Week
    • 15th : Great American Smokeout
    • 17th : International Survivors of Suicide Day
    • 18th  - 24th : Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness Week
    • 22nd : National Family Health History Day

    December

    • Safe Toys and Gifts Month
    • 1st : World AIDS Day
    • 2nd - 8th : National Influenza Vaccination Week
     
     
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