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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.

January

January 1 - 31
Cervical Health Awareness Month
National Cervical Cancer Coalition
PO Box 13827
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
(800) 685-5531
(919) 361-8425 Fax
nccc@ashasexualhealth.org
www.nccc-online.org/hpvcervical-cancer/cervical-health-awareness-month/
Materials available
Contact: None designated

January 1 - 31
National Birth Defects Prevention Month
National Birth Defects Prevention Network
1321 Upland Drive, Suite 1561
Houston, TX 77043
nbdpn@nbdpn.org
www.nbdpn.org/bdpm.php
Materials available
Contact: Mahsa Yazdy, PhD

January 1 - 31
National Glaucoma Awareness Month
National Eye Institute Information Office
31 Center Drive MSC 2510
Bethesda, MD 20892-2510
(301) 496-5248
kcollins@nei.nih.gov
www.nei.nih.gov/nehep/gam/
Materials available
Contact: Kym Collins-Lee

January 1 - 31
National Radon Action Month
U.S. EPA/Office of Radiation and Indoor Air
Indoor Environments Division
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Mail Code 6609T
Washington, DC 20460
(202) 564-4355
press@epa.gov
www.epa.gov/radon/national-radon-action-month-information
Materials available
Contact: None designated

January 1 - 31
National Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month
The Johnny O Foundation
P. O. Box 15211
Scottsdale, AZ 85267
(602) 820-7655
(480) 427-4987 Fax
info@thejohnnyo.org
www.thejohnnyo.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated

January 1 - 31
Thyroid Awareness Month
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
245 Riverside Avenue, Suite 200
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 353-7878
(904) 404-4163 Fax
info@thyroidawareness.com
www.thyroidawareness.com
Materials available
Contact: None designated

January 6 - 12
Folic Acid Awareness Week
National Birth Defects Prevention Network
1321 Upland Drive, Suite 1561
Houston, TX 77043
(800) 621-3141 x13
(202) 618-4753
(202) 944-3295 Fax
nbdpn@nbdpn.org
www.nbdpn.org/faaw.php 
Materials available
Contact: Mahsa Yazdy, PhD

January 22 - 27
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213
Bethesda, MD 20892-9561
(301) 443-1124
drugfacts@nida.nih.gov
www.teens.drugabuse.gov/national-drug-alcohol-facts-week
Materials available
Contact: Brian D. Marquis, NIDA Public Liaison Officer

January 31
Give Kids A Smile ® Day
American Dental Association
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-2678
(312) 440-2500
gkas@ada.org
www.adafoundation.org/en/give-kids-a-smile
Materials available
Contact: None designated