High blood pressure raises your risk for serious health problems — but many people don’t know they have it. Check your blood pressure regularly to find problems early and protect your health. Learn about checking your blood pressure.
National Health Observances
National Health Observances (NHOs) are special days, weeks, or months dedicated to raising awareness about important health topics.
Check out the 2019 NHO calendar [Archived]
Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the Nation. See our criteria for highlighting NHOs.