October Health Observances

 

October is …

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Eye Injury Prevention Month

Health Literacy Month

Home Eye Safety Month

International Walk to School Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Bullying Prevention Month

National Dental Hygiene Month

National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

National Medical Librarians Month

National Physical Therapy Month

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month

1 – 5 Fungal Disease Awareness Week

1 – 5 National Primary Care Week

7 – 13 Mental Illness Awareness Week

11 National Depression Screening Day ®

12 – 20 Bone and Joint Health Action Week

13 Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

14 – 20 International Infection Prevention Week

15 National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

16 – 20 National Health Education Week

16 World Food Day

19 World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day

21 – 27 National Healthcare Quality Week

21 – 27 Respiratory Care Week

21 National Check Your Meds Day

22 International Stuttering Awareness Day

23 – 31 Red Ribbon Week

29 World Psoriasis Day

 

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