Health Observances

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International Group B Strep Awareness Month

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month


National Breastfeeding Month

National Immunization Awareness Month

8/1 – 8/7 World Breastfeeding Week


Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Healthy Aging Month

National Preparedness Month

National Sexual Health Awareness Month

National Sickle Cell Month

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Month

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

9/10 – 9/16 National Suicide Prevention Week

9/10 World Suicide Prevention Day

9/10 – 9/16 Folic Acid Awareness Week

(Date TBA) Falls Prevention Week

9/28 National Women’s Health and Fitness Day™

9/29 World Heart Day