Healthcare Holidays And Observances

 Have some fun with this and recognize your healthcare associates! Thank you for all that you do!!

September Monthly Holidays:  (Sorted Alphabetically)

  • America on the Move - Month of Action
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Month
  • Baby Safety Month
  • Chiari Malformation Awareness Month
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Cold and Flu Campaign
  • Food Allergy Awareness Month
  • Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
  • Healthy Aging Month
  • Home and Sports Eye Safety Month
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Awareness Month
  • International Self-Awareness Month
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month
  • Mold Awareness Month
  • National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month
  • National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
  • National Childhood Injury Prevention Month 
  • National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month - (Check out Kerry's  Childhood Obesity page, in her Obesity section on her Healthy Diet Habits Website)
  • National Cholesterol Education Month
  • National Disaster Preparedness Month
  • National DNA, Genomics and Stem Cell Education and Awareness Month
  • National Food Safety Education Month
  • National Head Lice Prevention Month
  • National Hydrocephalus Awareness Month
  • National ITP Awareness Month
  • National Menopause Awareness Month
  • National Myositis Awareness Month
  • National Organic Harvest Month
  • National Osteopathic Medicine Month
  • National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Pain Awareness Month
  • National Pediculosis Prevention Month (Head Lice!)
  • National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Sickle Cell Awareness Month
  • National Skin Care Awareness Month
  • National Suicide Prevention Month
  • Newborn Screening Awareness Month
  • PAD Awareness Month - (PAD = Peripheral Artery Disease)
  • Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month
  • Self-Care Awareness Month
  • Senior Care Health Month
  • Sports and Home Eye Safety Month
  • STEPtember
September 2020 Weekly Holidays:  (Sorted Alphabetically)
  • Balance Awareness Week - September 13-19, 2020  (Third week of September)
  • Build a Better Image Week - September 20-26, 2020 (Third Full Week of September)
  • International Clean Hands Week - September 20-26, 2020 (Third Full Week of September)
  • International Deaf Awareness Week - September 21-27, 2020 (Last Whole Week in September from Monday - Sunday)
  • National Adult Day Services Week - September 20-26, 2020 (Third week of September)
  • National Assisted Living Week - September 13-19, 2020
  • National Childhood Injury Prevention Week - September 1-7
  • National Eczema Week - September 13-21
  • National Environmental Services Week - September 4-8, 2020
  • National Farm & Ranch Safety and Health Week - September 20-26, 2020 (Third Full Week of September)
  • National Nephrology Nurses Week - September 13-19, 2020 (Second Full Week in September)
  • National Rehabilitation Awareness Week - September 20-16, 2020 (Third Full Week in September)
  • National Suicide Prevention Week - September 6-12, 2020 
  • National Surgical Technologist Week - September 15-21, 2019 (2020 TBA)
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Week - September 20-26, 2020 (Third Week of September)
  • Reye's Syndrome Awareness Week - September 20-26, 2020 (Third Week of September)
  • Rock For Life Week - August 4-7
September 2020 Daily Holidays: (Sorted by Date)
  • National Shrink Day - September 5
  • National Grateful Patient Day - September 7
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day - September 8
  • World Physical Therapy Day - September 8
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day - September 9
  • R U Ok Day (Australia) - September 10, 2020 (Second Tuesday in September)
  • World Suicide Prevention Day - September 10
  • Stand Up To Cancer Day - September 11, 2020 (Second Friday in September)
  • National Report Medicare Fraud Day - September 12
  • World First Aid Day - September 12, 2020 (Second Saturday in September)
  • National Celiac Awareness Day - September 13
  • National Concussion Awareness Day - September 15
  • National Neonatal Nurses Day - September 15
  • Tackle Kids Cancer Day - September 15
  • Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day - September 15, 2020 (Third Tuesday in September)
  • National Rehabilitation Day - September 16, 2020
  • National School Backpack Awareness Day - September 16, 2020 (Third Wednesday in September)
  • World Patient Safety Day - September 17
  • Chiropractic Founders Day - September 18
  • National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day - September 18
  • National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day - September 18
  • National Myositis Awareness Day - September 21
  • World Alzheimer's Day - September 21
  • Restless Legs Syndrome Awareness Day - September 23
  • Gallbladder Good Health Day - September 24
  • Sport Purple For Platelets Day - September 25, 2020
  • World Ataxia Awareness Day - September 25
  • Family Health and Fitness Day USA - September 26, 2020 (Last Saturday in September)
  • Mesothelioma Awareness Day - September 26
  • National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - September 27
  • World Heart Day - September 29
  • National Microcephaly Awareness Day - September 30
  • National Women's Health & Fitness Day - September 30, 2020 (Last Wednesday in September)
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Posted by Deborah Meeks on May 13, 2020 8:32 PM America/Chicago

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