Mark Your Calendars: July & August


July: National Parks and Recreation Month

July: UV Safety Awareness Month

July: Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July: Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

July: Eye Injury Prevention Month

July 1-7: Clean Beaches Week

July 1: International Joke Day

July 4: Independence Day

July 10: National Kitten Day

July 15: National Give Something Away Day

July 17: World Emoji Day

July 21: National Junk Food Day (Good day to share nutrition information and healthy alternatives)

July 23: National Parents’ Day

July 26: National Aunt and Uncle Day

July 27: National Dance Day

July 28: World Hepatitis Day

July 30: International Day of Friendship

July 31: Harry Potter’s Birthday

July 31: National Avocado Day



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


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