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Health Observances

2019 National Health Observances provided by the National Health Information Center, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

November

November 1 - 30
American Diabetes Month
American Diabetes Association
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
(800) DIABETES (342-2383)
(703) 549-1500
(703) 549-6995 Fax
askada@diabetes.org
www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/american-diabetes-month.html
Materials available
Contact: None designated

November 1 - 30
Bladder Health Month
Urology Care Foundation
1000 Corporate Blvd.
Linthicum, MD 21090
(410) 689-3700
(800) 828-7866
(410) 689-3998 Fax
Communications@UrologyCareFoundation.org
www.urologyhealth.org/media-center/bladder-health-month
Contact: Jessica Bateman

November 1 - 30
COPD Awareness Month
American Lung Association
55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60601
(800) LUNGUSA
(800) 548-8252
info@lung.org
www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/copd/
Materials available
Contact: Gregg Tubbs

November 1 - 30
Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month
American Academy of Ophthalmology
P.O. Box 7424
San Francisco, CA 94120-7424
(415) 561-8534
media@aao.org
www.aao.org/eyesmart
Materials available
Contact: Beatrice Shelton

November 1 - 30
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
American Lung Association's National Office
55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60601
(800) 548-8252
(800) LUNGUSA
info@lung.org
www.lung.org
Materials available
Contact: Caroline H. Fuchs

November 1 - 30
National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month
Alzheimer's Association
225 North Michigan Avenue, 17th Floor Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601-7633
(800) 272-3900
(312) 335-4078
(866) 699-1246 Fax
media@alz.org
www.alz.org/co/in_my_community_alzheimers_awareness_month.asp
Materials available
Contact: None designated

November 1 - 30
National Family Caregivers Month
Caregiver Action Network
1130 Connecticut Ave, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 454-3970
info@caregiveraction.org
www.caregiveraction.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated

November 1 - 30
National Healthy Skin Month
American Academy of Dermatology
930 East Woodfield Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(888) 503-SKIN (503-7546)
(847) 240-1859 Fax
mediarelations@aad.org
www.aad.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated

November 1 - 30
National Hospice and Palliative Care Month
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
1731 King Street, Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22314
(800) 646-6460
(703) 837-1500
(703) 837-1233 Fax
jradulovic@nhpco.org
www.nhpco.org/hospice-month
Materials available
Contact: Jon Radulovic

November 1 - 30
Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
No Stomach For Cancer
P.O. Box 46070
Madison, WI 53744
(608) 692-5141
info@nostomachforcancer.org
www.nostomachforcancer.org/get-involved/stomach-cancer-awareness-month
Materials available
Contact: Jonathan Florin

November 9
National Diabetes Heart Connection Day
Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease
700 5th St NW, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20001
(301) 801-9847
Jennifer.burke@fightchronicdisease.org
www.diabetesheartconnection.org
Contact: Jennifer Burke

November 12 - 18
U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30333
1-800-CDC-INFO
antibiotic-use@cdc.gov
www.cdc.gov/antibiotic-use/week/index.html
Materials available
Contact: Austyn Dukes

November 15
Great American Smokeout
American Cancer Society
250 Williams Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
(800) ACS-2345 (227-2345)
www.cancer.org/healthy/stayawayfromtobacco/greatamericansmokeout/
Materials available
Contact: National Office

November 17 - 23
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness Week
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
PO Box 170864
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(414) 964-1799
iffgd@iffgd.org
www.aboutgerd.org
Materials available
Contact: Ceciel Rooker

November 23
International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
120 Wall Street, 29th Floor
New York, NY 10005
(888) 333-AFSP (2377)
(212) 363-3500
(212) 363-6237 Fax
survivingsuicideloss@afsp.org
www.afsp.org/find-support/ive-lost-someone/survivor-day/
Materials available
Contact: Loss & Healing Department

November 28
National Family Health History Day
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Secretary
Office of the Surgeon General
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20201
(877) 696-6775
Surgeon.general@hhs.gov
www.hhs.gov/familyhistory/
Materials available
Contact: Mary Beth Bigley