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.

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

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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, public health, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and immunization.

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

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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.

February National Health Observances: Heart Health, Low Vision, Teen Dating Violence, and More

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Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that support our mission to improve health across the United States. In February, we’re raising awareness about heart health, low vision, teen dating violence, and girls and women in sports.