Select Health Observances, 2022

Below is a list of select national health observances related to women’s health. Explore the links to learn how to support a healthy lifestyle for you, your family, and your community.


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National Endometriosis Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

3/10 National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day


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STD Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month

Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

4/24 – 4/30 National Infertility Awareness Week

4/11 – 4/17 Black Maternal Health Week


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American Stroke Month

Lupus Awareness Month

National Arthritis Awareness Month

National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month

National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

Preeclampsia Awareness Month

5/8 – 5/15 National Women’s Health Week

5/9 National Women’s Check-Up Day

5/12 Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

5/31 World No Tobacco Day


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Scleroderma Awareness Month

National Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month


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International Group B Strep Awareness Month


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National Breastfeeding Month

National Immunization Awareness Month

8/1 – 8/7 World Breastfeeding Week

Page last reviewed: January 4, 2022
Content source: Women's Health