Jump to Month:Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Attention health professionals, teachers, and community groups! By  supporting National Health Observances, you can: Educate the …

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Attention health professionals, teachers, and community groups!

By  supporting National Health Observances, you can:

  • Educate the public about health risks
  • Organize successful health promotion events  and campaigns
  • September
    1 - 30 Childhood Cancer Awareness Month CureSearch for Children’s Cancer 4600 East-West Highway, Suite 600 Bethesda, MD 20814 (800) 458-6223 (301) 718-0047 Fax info@curesearch.org www.curesearch.org/ArticleView2.aspx?id= 7750&l=8810&c=7eb54f  External Link Contact: None designated
    1 - 30 Fruit and Veggies—More Matters Month Produce for Better Health Foundation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 7465 Lancaster Pike, Suite J, 2nd Floor Hockessin, DE 19707 (302) 235-2329 (302) 235-5555 Fax TEaton@pphfoundation.org www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org  External Link Materials available Contact: Toni Eaton
    1 - 30 Healthy Aging®Month Educational Television Network, Inc. P. O. Box 442 Unionville, PA 19375 (610) 793-0979 info@healthyaging.net www.healthyaging.net/events.htm  External Link Materials available Contact: Information Specialist
    1 - 30 Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 1311 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 310 White Plains, NY 10605 (800) 955-4572 www.lls.org  External Link Materials available Contact: Information Resource Center
    1 - 30 National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month American Foundation for Women's Health P. O. Box 541 Greenwood, TX 76246-0541 (940) 466-9898 mhills@stopafib.org www.stopafib.org  External Link Materials available Contact: Mellanie True Hills
    1 - 30 National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month American College of Sports Medicine P.O. Box 1440 Indianapolis, IN 46206-1440 (317) 637-9200 coam@acsm.org www.healthierkidsbrighterfutures.org/hom e/  External Link Materials available Contact: None designated
    1 - 30 National Cholesterol 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 hp2010.nhlbihin.net/cholmonth/  External Link Materials available Contact: Information Specialist
    1 - 30 National Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention Month National Pediculosis Association, Inc. 1005 Boylston Street, #343 Newton, MA 02461 (617) 905-0176 (812) 434-6652 Fax npa@headlice.org www.headlice.org  External Link Materials available Contact: Deborah Altschuler
    1 - 30 National Recovery Month Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration P.O. Box 2345 Washington, DC 20847-2345 (877)726-4727 Toll Free (240)221-4292 Fax SAMHSAInfo@samhsa.hhs.gov www.recoverymonth.gov/ Materials available Contact: None designated
    1 - 30 National Sickle Cell Month Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. 231 East Baltimore Street, Suite 800 Baltimore, MD 21202 (800) 421-8453 (410) 528-1495 (410) 528-1555 Fax scdaa@sicklecelldisease.org www.sicklecelldisease.org  External Link Materials available Contact: None designated
    1 - 30 National Yoga Awareness Month Yoga Health Foundation P. O. Box 725 Fairhope, AL 36533 (251) 990-9552 info@yogamonth.org www.yogamonth.org  External Link Materials available Contact: Meredith Montgomery
    1 - 30 Newborn Screening Awareness Month Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 42197 Cincinnati, OH 45242 (888) 454-3383 www.savebabies.org  External Link Materials available Contact: None designated
    1 - 30 Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month National Ovarian Cancer Coalition 2501 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 435 Dallas, TX 75219 (888) OVARIAN (682-7426) (214) 273-4200 nocc@ovarian.org www.ovarian.org  External Link Materials available Contact: None designated
    1 - 30 Prostate Cancer Awareness Month ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer 10 G Street NE, Suite 601 Washington, DC 20002 (888) 245-9455 (202) 463-9455 (202) 463-9456 melissa@zerocancer.org www.zerocancer.org  External Link Materials available Contact: Melissa Kadish
    1 - 30 Whole Grains Month Whole Grains Council 226 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02116 (617) 421-5500 (617) 421-5511 Fax cynthia@oldwayspt.org www.wholegrainscouncil.org/get-involved/ celebrate-whole-grains-mon...  External Link Materials available Contact: Cynthia Harriman
    1 - 28 National ITP Awareness Month Platelet Disorder Support Association 133 Rollins Avenue, Suite 500 Rockville , MD 20852 (877-528-3538) (301) 770-6636 (301) 770-6638 Fax pdsa@pdsa.org www.pdsa.org/resources/itp-awareness-mon th.html  External Link Materials available Contact: Nancy Potthast
    13 National Celiac Disease Awareness Day Celiac Sprue Association P.O. Box 31700 Omaha, NE 68131-0700 (877) 272-4272 (402) 643-4108 Fax celiacs@csaceliacs.org www.csaceliacs.org  External Link Materials available Contact: Mary Schluckebier
    16 - 22 National Farm Safety & Health Week National Education Center for Agricultural Safety 10250 Sundown Road Peosta, IA 52068 (888) 844-6322 (563) 557-0354 (563) 557-0353  Fax halversc@nicc.edu www.necasag.org  External Link Materials available Contact: Charlotte Halverson
    16 - 22 National Rehabilitation Awareness Celebration National Rehabilitation Awareness Foundation 100 Abington Executive Park Clarks Summit, PA 18411 (800) 943-6723 (570) 341-4637  (570) 341-4331 Fax jbrogn@allied-services.org www.nraf-rehabnet.org  External Link Materials available Contact: James Brogna
    18 Get Ready Day American Public Health Association 800 I Street NW Washington, DC 20001-3710 (202) 777-2509 (202) 777-2500 TTY (202) 777-2532 Fax audrey.pernik@apha.org www.aphagetready.org  External Link Materials available Contact: Audrey Pernik
    19 National School Backpack Awareness Day American Occupational Therapy Association 4720 Montgomery Lane P.O. Box 31220 Bethesda, MD 20824-1220 (301) 652-2682 (800) 377-8555 TDD (301) 652-7711 Fax praota@aota.org www.aota.org  External Link Materials available Contact: None designated
    21 World Alzheimer's Day Alzheimer's Disease International 64 Great Suffolk Street London, SE1 OBL UNITED KINGDOM,  +44 20 7981 0880 +44 20 7928 2357 Fax info@alz.co.uk www.alz.co.uk/adi/wad/  External Link Materials available Contact: None designated
    26 National Women's Health & Fitness DayTM Health Information Resource Center 1850 West Winchester Road, #213 Libertyville, IL 60048 (800) 828-8225 info@fitnessday.com www.fitnessday.com  External Link Materials available Contact: Patricia Henze
    27 National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day National Association of People with AIDS 8401 Colesville Road, Suite 505 Silver Spring, MD 20910 (866) 846-9366  (240) 247-0880 (240) 247-0574 Fax sbailous@napwa.org www.napwa.org/  External Link Materials available Contact: Stephen Bailous
    27 RAINN Day Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) 2000 L Street NW, Suite 406 Washington, DC 20036 (800) 656-HOPE (4673) National Sexual Assault Hotline (202) 544-1034 rainnday@rainn.org www.rainn.org/rainn-day  External Link Materials available Contact: Megan Erhardt
    28 World Rabies Day Global Alliance for Rabies Control 529 Humboldt Street, Suite 1 Manhattan, KS 66502 (570) 899-4885 www.worldrabiesday.org  External Link Materials available Contact: None designated
    29 Family Health & Fitness Day USA® Health Information Resource Center 1850 West Winchester Road, #213 Libertyville, IL 60048 (800) 828-8225 info@fitnessday.com www.fitnessday.com  External Link Materials available Contact: Patricia Henze
    29 World Heart Day World Heart Federation 7 Rue des Battoirs, Case postale 155 1211 Geneva 4 SWITZERLAND,  info@worldheart.org www.worldheart.org  External Link Materials available Contact: Cynthia Haro
    30 Sport Purple For Platelets Day Platelet Disorder Support Association 133 Rollins Avenue, Suite 5 Rockville, MD 20852 (877) 528-3538 (301) 770-6636 (301) 770-6638 Fax pdsa@pdsa.org www.pdsa.org  External Link Materials available Contact: Nancy Potthast

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    October
    1 - 31 Eye Injury Prevention Month American Academy of Ophthalmology P.O. Box 7424 San Francisco, CA 94120-7424 (415) 447-0213 (415) 561-8575 Fax eyemd@aao.org www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/injuries/in dex.cfm  External Link Materials available Contact: Georgia Alward
    1 - 31 Health Literacy Month Health Literacy Consulting 31 Highland Street, Suite 201 Natick, MA 01760 (508) 653-1199  helen@healthliteracy.com www.healthliteracymonth.org  External Link Materials available Contact: Helen Osborne
    1 - 31 Home Eye Safety Month Prevent Blindness America 211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700 Chicago, IL 60606 (800) 331-2020 (312) 363-6001 (312) 363-6052 Fax info@preventblindness.org www.preventblindness.org  External Link Materials available Contact: PBA Consumer and Patient Hotline
    1 - 31 National Breast Cancer Awareness Month National Breast Cancer

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