September Health Observances

September is …

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Fruits & Veggies—More Matters ® Month

Healthy Aging ® Month

National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

National Food Safety Education Month

National ITP Awareness Month

National Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention Month

National Preparedness Month

National Recovery Month

National Sickle Cell Month

National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

National Yoga Awareness Month

Newborn Screening Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Pain Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Sepsis Awareness Month

Sexual Health Awareness Month

Whole Grains Month

World Alzheimer’s Month

9 – 15 National Suicide Prevention Week

10 World Suicide Prevention Day

13 National Celiac Disease Awareness Day

16 – 22 National Farm Safety & Health Week

18 Get Ready Day

18 National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

19 National School Backpack Awareness Day

22 Falls Prevention Awareness Day

24 – 28 Malnutrition Awareness Week™

24 Family Health & Fitness Day USA ®

26 National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

28 Sport Purple for Platelets Day

28 World Rabies Day

29 World Heart Day


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