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Health Observances

2017 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: Local Chapters

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: None designated

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

November 1 - 30
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Lung Cancer Alliance
1700 K St, NW
Suite 660
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 463-2080
(202) 463-7497 Fax
info@lungcanceralliance.org
www.lungcanceralliance.org
Materials available
Contact: Kay Cofrancesco

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: Mike Townsend

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
info@alz.org
www.alz.org
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: Jennifer Allyn

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, Inc.
P.O. Box 46070
Madison, WI 53744
(608) 692-5141
info@nostomachforcancer.org
www.nostomachforcancer.org
Materials available
Contact: Jonathan Florin

November 16
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 19
International Survivors of Suicide 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
info@afsp.org
www.afsp.org/coping-with-suicide-loss/international-survivors-of-suicide-loss-day
Materials available
Contact: Survivor Initiatives Department

November 20 - 26
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness Week
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
PO Box 170864
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(414) 964-1799
(414) 964-7176 Fax
iffgd@iffgd.org
www.aboutgerd.org/site/about-gerd/gerd-awareness-week
Materials available
Contact: Nancy Norton

November 24
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