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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Date: February 7
Location: National Health Observance
Description: National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a national HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative targeted at Blacks in the U.S. and the Diaspora with four focal points: Get Educated, Get Tested, Get Involved, and Get Treated.
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Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting

Date: March 8-10
Location: New Orleans, LA
Audience: Multidisciplinary health, education and law professionals who are devoted to advancing the health and well-being of adolescents.
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Awareness Month

Description: STD Awareness Month is an annual observance to call attention to the impact of STDs and to promote STD testing across the country, especially among adolescents and young adults who account for nearly half of all STD cases.
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National Public Health Week

Date: April 3-9
Location: National Health Observance
Description: National Public Health Week, championed by the American Public Health Association (APHA), is an annual observance to recognize important contributions of public health. Each year, APHA develops a national campaign to educate the public, policymakers, and practitioners about public health issues.
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National Healthy Schools Day

Date: April 4
Location: National Health Observance
Audience: Since 2002 parents, teachers, school nurses, custodians, advocates, and agencies have promoted National Healthy Schools Day activities nationwide. Whether you are at the beginning stages of investigating school environments or have an established Indoor Air/Environmental Quality program, we invite you to host a local activity that educates others and celebrates your school’s successes.
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National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Date: April 10
Location: National Health Observance
Audience: National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a nationwide effort led by Advocates for Youth to acknowledge and address the needs of young people in the fight against HIV and AIDS. Youth across the nation will encourage their peers to get tested and fight the stigma around HIV.
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National Prescription Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

Date: April 17-20
Location: Atlanta, GA
Description: The Summit is the largest national collaboration of professionals from local, state and federal agencies, business, academia, clinicians, treatment providers, counselors, educators, state and national leaders, and advocates impacted by Rx drug abuse and heroin use.

Time to Thrive

Date: April 28-30
Location: Washington, DC
Description: Annual national conference that promotes the safety and well-being of LGBTQ youth.

National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

Description: National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month (NTPPM) seeks to involve communities in supporting effective teen pregnancy prevention initiatives and promoting sexual health information and services.
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School-Based Health Care Convention

Date: June 18-21
Location: Long Beach, CA
Audience: Professionals, advocates, and others who are devoted to improving health and access to healthcare of students through school-based health centers.
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National HIV Testing Day

Date:  June 27
Location: National Health Observance
Description: National HIV Testing Day is an annual observance to promote HIV testing. It is an important time for everyone to get involved. Take the Test, Take Control.
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2017 Sexual Health Conference

Date: July 6-8
Location: Denver, CO
Audience: The Sexual Health Conference aims to create opportunities to share information, efforts, and best practices around sexual health across the lifespan by bridging the varied disciplines of education, advocacy, and clinical care.
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Back to School Facebook Live: Health and Academics

September 14, 2-2:30 PM ET
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National Health Education Week

Date: October 17-21
Location: National Health Observance
Description: This celebration brings national attention to a major public health issue and promotes consumers’ understanding of the importance of health education in promoting the public’s health.
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American Education Week

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Location: National Health Observance
Description: American Education Week presents all Americans with a wonderful opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education.
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National Parent Involvement Day

Date: November 16
Location: National Health Observance
Description: National Parent Involvement Day is a call to action for parents to be an active part of their children’s education and a day to recognize the service of dedicated school volunteers.
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World AIDS Day

Date: December 1
Location: National Health Observance
Description: World AIDS Day (WAD) is one of the most recognized international health days and a key opportunity to raise awareness, commemorate those who have passed on, and celebrate victories such as increased access to treatment and prevention services.
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  •  DASH Exhibit
  •  HIV & Other STDs
  •  Nutrition
  •  Physical Activity
  •  Professional Development
  •  School Health
  •  Tobacco