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Health Observances, 2016

Below is a selected list of national health observances, holidays, and other special times of year and links to additional information. Use it to help promote a healthy lifestyle for you, your family, and your community.

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International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month
National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

February 2

National Girls and Women in Sports Day

February 5

National Wear Red Day, American Heart Month

February 14

Valentine's Day

February 21-27

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week


Prom Season
Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
Women's Eye Health and Safety Month

April 24-30

National Infertility Awareness Week

April 27

Administrative Professionals Day


National Scleroderma Awareness Month
National Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month


International Group B Strep Awareness Month


Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month

September 24

National Women's Health and Fitness Day™