august calendar

Mark Your Calendars: August & September

August

August: Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

August: National Breastfeeding Month

August: National Immunization Awareness Month

August: Digestive Tract Paralysis Awareness Month

August: Gastroparesis Awareness Month

August: Psoriasis Awareness Month

August 1 – August 8: World Breastfeeding Week

August 2: National Coloring Book Day

August 2: National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

August 4 – August 10: National Health Center Week (NHCW) #NHCW19 #ValueCHCs

August 4:  NHCW – Social Determinants Day

August 4: National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

August 4: National Sisters Day

August 5: NHCW- Healthcare for the Homeless Day

August 6: NHCW- Agricultural Worker Health Day

August 6: National Night Out Day

August 7: NHCW- Patient Appreciation Day

August 8: NHCW- Stakeholder Appreciation Day

August 9: NHCW- Health Center Staff Appreciation Day

August 10: NHCW- Children’s Health Day

August 16: National Tell a Joke Day

August 17: National Nonprofit Day

August 19 – 23: Contact Lens Health Week

 

September

September: National Suicide Prevention Month #BeThe1To

September: Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September: National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September: Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September: Sepsis Awareness Month

September: World Alzheimer’s Month

September 2: Labor Day

September 8: Grandparent’s Day

September 8 – 14: National Suicide Prevention Week #BeThe1To

September 10: World Suicide Prevention Day

September 13: National Celiac Disease Awareness Day

September 13: Positive Thinking Day

September 15 – 21: National Farm Safety and Health Week

September 18: National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

September 23: First Day of Fall

September 23: Falls Prevention Awareness Day

September 23 – 27: Malnutrition Awareness Week

September 25: National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

September 27: Sport Purple for Platelets Day

September 28: World Rabies Day

September 28: Family Health and Fitness Day

September 29: World Heart Day