May Health Observances

May is …

Arthritis Awareness Month

Better Hearing and Speech Month

Food Allergy Action Month

Global Employee Health and Fitness Month

Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

Healthy Vision Month

Hepatitis Awareness Month

International Mediterranean Diet Month

Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month ®

Mental Health Month

National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

National Osteoporosis Month

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

National Stroke Awareness Month

National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

Preeclampsia Awareness Month

Ultraviolet Awareness Month

1 – 7 National Physical Education & Sport Week

2 – 8 Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

5 Hand Hygiene Day

6 – 12 National Neuropathy Awareness Week

6 – 12 North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

9 Walk and Bike to School Day

12 Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Awareness Day

13 – 19 National Alcohol- and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week

13 – 19 National Women’s Health Week

14 – 20 National Stuttering Awareness Week

18 HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

19 National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

20 – 26 National Hurricane Preparedness Week

20 World Autoimmune/Autoinflammatory Arthritis Day

21 – 25 Healthy and Safe Swimming Week

25 Heat Safety Awareness Day

26 Don’t Fry Day

31 National Senior Health & Fitness Day ®

31 World No Tobacco Day

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