2017 Awareness Calendar

Health Awareness Events

January

  • National Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • National Volunteer Blood Donor Month
  • Thyroid Awareness Month

February

  • AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month
  • American Heart Month
  • Marfan Syndrome Awareness Month
  • National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
  • FEB 5: World Cancer Day
  • FEB 23-MAR 1: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

March

  • Hemophilia Awareness Month
  • National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Eye Donor Month
  • National Kidney Month
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month
  • Poison Prevention Awareness Month
  • Save Your Vision Month

April

  • Distracted Driving Awareness Month
  • IBS Awareness Month
  • Primary Immune Deficiency Awareness Month
  • Rosacea Awareness Month
  • Stress Awareness Month
  • APR 1-7: Testicular Cancer Awareness Week
  • Women’s Eye Health & Safety Month

May

  • ALS Awareness Month
  • Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month
  • Better Hearing and Speech Month
  • Better Sleep Month
  • Celiac Awareness Month
  • Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month
  • Healthy Vision Month
  • Hepatitis Awareness Month
  • Lyme Disease Awareness Month
  • Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month
  • Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
  • MAY 1: Melanoma Monday
  • National Arthritis Awareness Month
  • MAY 14-20: National Women’s Health Week
  • National Hepatitis Awareness Month
  • National High Blood Pressure Education Month
  • National Lupus Awareness Month
  • National Mental Health Month
  • National Osteoporosis Month
  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
  • National Stroke Awareness Month
  • Women’s Health Care Month

June

  • Cataract Awareness Month
  • Child Vision Awareness Month
  • Men’s Health Education and Awareness Month
  • Migraine and Headache Awareness Month
  • Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month
  • National Aphasia Awareness Month
  • JUNE 12-18: National Men’s Health Week
  • JUN 4: National Cancer Survivor’s Day
  • National Scleroderma Awareness Month
  • National Safety Month

July

  • Alopecia Month for Women
  • Eye Injury Prevention Month
  • JUL 28-AUG 3: Hepatitis Awareness Week

August

  • Cataract Awareness Month
  • Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month
  • MedicAlert Awareness Month
  • National Immunization Awareness Month
  • National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
  • Psoriasis Awareness Month

September

  • Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • SEP 17-23: Child Passenger Safety Week
  • Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month
  • National Celiac Disease Awareness Month
  • National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
  • National Head Lice Prevention Month
  • National Preparedness Month
  • National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
  • SEP 7-12: National Suicide Prevention Week
  • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
  • Reye’s Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Sickle Cell Awareness Month
  • Sports Eye Safety Month
  • SEP 27: Women’s Health & Fitness Day

October

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Celiac Disease Awareness Month
  • Crime Prevention Month
  • National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Dyslexia Awareness Month
  • OCT 8-14: Fire Prevention Week
  • Home Eye Safety Month
  • National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month
  • National Chiropractic Health Month
  • National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
  • National Dental Hygiene Month
  • National Depression Education and Awareness Month
  • National Liver Awareness Month
  • National Orthodontic Health Month
  • National Physical Therapy Month
  • National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
  • OCT 15-21: National Teen Driver Safety Week
  • Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
  • OCT 10: World Mental Health Day
  • OCT 29: World Stroke Day

November

  • AIDS Awareness Month
  • American Diabetes Month
  • Diabetic Eye Disease Month
  • NOV 17: Great American Smokeout
  • NOV 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • Marrow Awareness Month
  • National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
  • National Diabetes Month
  • National Epilepsy Awareness Month
  • National Long-Term Care Awareness Month
  • National Marrow Awareness Month

December

  • World AIDS Day (Dec. 1)

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