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2012 Federal Health Information Centers and Clearinghouses


Cervical Health Awareness Month

National Birth Defects Prevention Month

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

National Radon Action Month

National Stalking Awareness Month

Thyroid Awareness Month

8 - 14 National Folic Acid Awareness Week


AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month

Heart Month

International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month

National Children’s Dental Health Month

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

3 Give Kids A Smile® Day

3 National Wear Red Day

7 - 14 Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

7 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

14 National Donor Day


National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

National Endometriosis Awareness Month

National Nutrition Month®

Save Your Vision Month

Trisomy Awareness Month

Workplace Eye Wellness Month

5 - 11 National Sleep Awareness Week®

5 - 9 National School Breakfast Week

8 World Kidney Day

10 National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

12 - 18 Brain Awareness Week

18 - 24 National Poison Prevention Week

19 - 23 National Youth Violence Prevention Week

20 National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

24 World Tuberculosis Day

25 - 31 National Tsunami Awareness Week

27 American Diabetes Alert Day


Alcohol Awareness Month

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month

National Autism Awareness Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

National Donate Life Month

National Facial Protection Month

National Minority Health Month

National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month

Occupational Therapy Month

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

STI Awareness Month

Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

2 - 8 National Public Health Week

5 National Alcohol Screening Day®

7 World Health Day

21 - 28 National Infant Immunization Week

21 - 28 Safe Kids Week

22 - 28 National Infertility Awareness Week

24 World Meningitis Day


Arthritis Awareness Month

Better Hearing and Speech Month

Global Employee Health and Fitness Month

Healthy Vision Month

Hepatitis Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month

Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month®

Mental Health Month

National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

National Celiac Disease Awareness Month

National High Blood Pressure Education Month

National Mediterranean Diet Month

National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

National Toxic Encephalopathy and Chemical Injury Awareness Month

National Youth Traffic Safety Month

Ultraviolet Awareness Month

6 - 12 Children's Mental Health Awareness Week

6 - 12 North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

7 - 13 National Stuttering Awareness Week

7 - 11 Air Quality Awareness Week

12 Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Awareness Day

13 - 19 Food Allergy Awareness Week

13 - 19 National Alcohol- and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week

13 - 19 National Women's Health Week

14 - 18 National Neuropathy Awareness Week

14 National Women's Check-up Day

18 HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

19 Hepatitis Testing Day

19 Hepatitis Testing Day

19 National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

20 World Autoimmune Arthritis Day

21 - 27 Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week

25 Heat Safety Awareness Day

27 - June 2 National Hurricane Preparedness Week

30 National Senior Health & Fitness Day®

31 World No Tobacco Day


1 - July 4 Fireworks Safety Month

Cataract Awareness Month

Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month

National Aphasia Awareness Month

National Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month

National Safety Month

National Scleroderma Awareness Month

3 - 9 National Rip Current Awareness Week

3 National Cancer Survivors Day

11 - 17 Men's Health Week

19 World Sickle Cell Day

27 National HIV Testing Day


Cord Blood Awareness Month

International Group B Strep Awareness Month

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month

UV Safety Month

28 World Hepatitis Day


Children's Eye Health and Safety Month

National Breastfeeding Month

National Immunization Awareness Month

Psoriasis Awareness Month

1 - 7 World Breastfeeding Week

5 - 11 National Health Center Week


Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Fruit and Veggies—More Matters Month

Healthy Aging®Month

Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month

National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

National Cholesterol Education Month

National Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention Month

National Preparedness Month

National Recovery Month

National Sickle Cell Month

National Yoga Awareness Month

Newborn Screening Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Whole Grains Month

National ITP Awareness Month

13 National Celiac Disease Awareness Day

16 - 22 National Farm Safety & Health Week

16 - 22 National Rehabilitation Awareness Celebration

18 Get Ready Day

19 National School Backpack Awareness Day

21 World Alzheimer's Day

26 National Women's Health & Fitness DayTM

27 National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

27 RAINN Day

28 World Rabies Day

29 Family Health & Fitness Day USA®

29 World Heart Day

30 Sport Purple For Platelets Day


Eye Injury Prevention Month

Health Literacy Month

Home Eye Safety Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Bullying Prevention Month

National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

National Medical Librarians Month

National Physical Therapy Month

Stop America's Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Today

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month

1 - 6 Drive Safely Work Week

1 Child Health Day

3 Walk to School Day

7 Mental Illness Awareness Week

12 - 20 Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week

14 - 20 International Infection Prevention Week

15 - 19 National Health Education Week

15 National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

16 World Food Day

21 - 27 Respiratory Care Week

22 International Stuttering Awareness Day

23 - 31 Red Ribbon Week

29 World Psoriasis Day


American Diabetes Month

COPD Awareness Month

Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

National Family Caregivers Month

National Healthy Skin Month

National Hospice Palliative Care Month

National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

12 - 18 Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

14 - 18 Get Smart About Antibiotics Week

15 Great American Smokeout

17 International Survivors of Suicide Day

18 - 24 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness Week


Safe Toys and Gifts Month

1 World AIDS Day

2 - 8 National Handwashing Awareness Week

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