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.

June National Health Observances: Alzheimer’s Disease, Sickle Cell Disease, HIV Testing, and More!

National Health Observances

Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that support our mission to improve health across the United States. In June, we’re raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and brain health, safety, sickle cell disease, and HIV testing. To make it easy for you to join the conversation, we’ve pulled together some resources that you can use to spread the word...

May National Health Observances: Hepatitis Awareness, Physical Fitness, Women’s Health, and More!

National Health Observances

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the nation. To help you spread the word, we also provide links to resources that you can use to promote these NHOs. This month, we’re raising awareness about hepatitis, physical fitness and sports, stroke, healthy vision, and women’s health...

April National Health Observances: Minority Health, STD Awareness, and More!

National Health Observances

Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our mission to improve health across the United States. In April we’re raising awareness about minority health, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), immunization, and efforts to build a fairer, healthier world. Below, we’ve pulled together some resources that you can use to join the conversation...

March National Health Observances: Colorectal Cancer, Kidney Disease, Nutrition, and Tuberculosis

National Health Observances

Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the nation. In March we’re raising awareness about colorectal cancer, kidney disease, nutrition, and tuberculosis. To make it easy for you to help spread the word, we’ve pulled together some resources below that you can use to promote these NHOs...