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National Health Observances

In an effort to bring awareness to many of the healthcare related initiatives throughout our nation, community members are encouraged to participate in  National Health Observances. Contact the sponsoring organizations to request outreach more information. For a complete list of National Health Observances, please visit the National Health Information Center.


January

Cervical Health Awareness Month
National Cervical Cancer Coalition
6520 Platt Avenue, #693
West Hills, CA 91307-3218
(818) 992-4242
(818) 992-4242     
info@nccc-online.org
www.nccc-online.org

February
American Heart Month
American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
(800) 242-8721  
www.americanheart.org

March
National Nutrition Month®
American Dietetic Association
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
nnm@eatright.org
www.eatright.org/nnm

April
National Public Health Week
American Public Health Association
800 I Street NW
Washington, DC 20001-3710
(202) 777-2425
(202) 777-2500       TTY
(202) 777-2532 Fax
cintya.renderos@apha.org
www.nphw.org

May
National High Blood Pressure Education Month
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Health Information Center
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
(301) 592-8573
(301) 592-8563 Fax
nhlbiinfo@nhlbi.nih.gov
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/new/press/mayhbpmo.htm

June
Men's Health Month
Men's Health Network
P.O. Box 75972
Washington, DC 20013
(202) 543-6461
(202) 543-2727 Fax
info@menshealthweek.org
www.menshealthmonth.org

July
UV Safety Month
American Academy of Ophthalmology
P.O. Box 7424
San Francisco, CA 94120-7424
(415) 447-0213
(415) 561-8533 Fax
eyemd@aao.org

August
National Immunization Awareness Month
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E-05
Atlanta, GA 30333
(800) CDC-INFO
(888) 232-6348
(404) 639-7394 Fax
(877) 394-8747
ww.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niam/default.htm

September
Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
1311 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 310
White Plains, NY 10605
(800) 955-4572
(914) 821-8888
(914) 821-3607 Fax
www.lls.org

October
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Board of Sponsors
C1C-315
1800 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19850-5437
nbcamquestions@yahoo.com
www.nbcam.org

November
American Diabetes Month
American Diabetes Association
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
(800) DIABETES (342-2383)
(703) 549-1500
(703) 549-6995 Fax
askada@diabetes.org
www.diabetes.org

December
World AIDS Day
World AIDS Campaign
Van Diemenstraat 192
1013 CP Amsterdam
THE NETHERLANDS,
+31 20 616 9045
info@worldaidscampaign.org
www.worldaidscampaign.org

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