2017 Events

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JANUARY 2017

Cervical Health Awareness Month

National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC)

www.nccc-online.org

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma Research Foundation

www.glaucoma.org

 

National Thyroid Awareness Month

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

www.thyroidawareness.com

 

FEBRUARY 2017

 

American Heart Month

Contact your local chapter of the American Heart Association or AHA National Center

www.americanheart.org

www.cdc.gov

 

National Cancer Prevention Month

American Institute for Cancer Research

www.aicr.org

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org

 

February 3rd  

National Wear Red Day

The Heart Truth—a National Awareness Campaign for Women About Heart Disease

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Health Information Center

www.hearttruth.gov  or Women Heart

www.womenheart.org  or

Go Red for Women Cause Initiatives

American Heart Association National Center

https://www.goredforwomen.org

 

MARCH 2017

 

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation

www.preventcancer.org/colorectal

 

 

 

National Nutrition Month

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

www.eatright.org

 

March 2 – 9

National Sleep Awareness Week

National Sleep Foundation

www.sleepfoundation.org

 

Workplace Eye Wellness Month

www.aao.org

 

March 28th(fourth Tuesday in March)

American Diabetes Alert Day

American Diabetes Association

www.diabetes.org

 

APRIL 2017

 

Alcohol Awareness Month

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

www.cdc.gov

 

Stress Awareness Month

American Counseling Association (ACA)

www.counseling.org

 

National Testicular Cancer and Esophageal Awareness Month

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org

 

April 5, 2017

National Walking Day

American Heart Association

www.startwalkingnow.org

 

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral Cancer Foundation

www.oralcancerfoundation.org

 

MAY 2017

 

Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America

www.aafa.org or www.aanma.org

 

 

Employee Health & Fitness Month

National Association for Health and Fitness, ACTIVE Life

www.healthandfitnessmonth.com

 

Healthy Vision Month

National Eye Institute

www.nei.nih.gov/hvm

 

National High Blood Pressure Education Month

NHLBI Information Center

www.nhlbi.nih.gov

 

National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness Month

American Academy of Dermatology

www.aad.org or American Cancer Society

www.skincancer.org

 

 

National Mental Health Awareness Month

National Mental Health Association

www.nmha.org

 

National Osteoporosis Awareness Prevention Month

National Osteoporosis Foundation

www.nof.org

 

National Stroke Awareness Month

National Stroke Association

www.stroke.org  or

American Heart Association (National Center)

 

May 14 – 20 (Mother’s Day week)

National Women’s Health Week

Office on Women’s Health

Department of Health and Human Services

www.womenshealth.gov

 

May 21 (third Wednesday)

National Employee Health and Fitness Day

National Association for Health and Fitness

www.physicalfitness.org

 

May 15 – 19 (third week in May)

Bike to Work Week

League of American Bicyclists

www.bikeleague.org

 

National Bike Month

www.bikeleague.org

 

Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org

 

JUNE 2017

 

National Employee Well Being Month

www.nationalemployeewellnessmonth.com

 

Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

National Headache Foundation

www.headaches.org

 

June 12 – 18 (ending with Father’s Day)

National Men’s Health Week

National Men’s Health Network

www.menshealthweek.org

 

JULY 2017

 

UV Safety Month

American Academy of Ophthalmology

www.aao.org

 

National Park & Recreation Month

www.nrpa.org

 

AUGUST 2017

 

National Immunization Awareness Month

Center for Disease Control & Prevention

www.cdc.gov/vaccines

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

 

Fruit & Veggie More Matters Month

Fruits & Veggies More Matters

www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.gov

 

National Cholesterol Education Awareness Month

National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute

hp2010.nhlbihin.net/cholmonth

 

 

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Inc.

www.ovarian.org

 

National Yoga Month

Yoga Health Foundation

www.yogamonth.org

 

 

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

National Prostate Cancer Coalition

www.menshealthnetwork.org

 

September 27 (last Wednesday)

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

Health Information Resource Center

www.fitnessday.com/women

 

Healthy Aging Month

www.nei.nih.gov

 

OCTOBER 2017

 

American Heart Walk

Dates vary depending on your location.

American Heart Association

www.heartwalk.org

 

Healthy Lung Month

American Lung Association

www.lungusa.org

 

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

www.nbcam.org

 or The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation www.komen.org

 

National Dental Hygiene Month

American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA)

www.adha.org/national-dental-hygiene-month

 

National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month

Screening for Mental Health, Inc.

www.mentalhealthscreening.org

 

October 10 (always October 10)

World Mental Health Day

World Federation for Mental Health

www.wfmh.org

 

October 20

National Mammography Day

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org

 

Eye Injury Prevention Month

Federal Occupational Health

www.foh.dhhs.gov/Public/NYCU/eyeinjury.asp

 

 

NOVEMBER 2017

 

American Diabetes Month

American Diabetes Association

www.diabetes.org

 

National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org

 

 

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

www.pancan.org

 

November 1

National Eating Healthy Day

American Heart Association

www.americanheart.org

 

November 16 (third Thursday)

Great American Smokeout

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org

 

DECEMBER 2017

 

December 4 – 10

National Influenza Vaccination Week

www.cdc.gov/flu/nivw/

 

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