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Health Observances

2018 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

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

National Birth Defects Prevention Month
National Birth Defects Prevention Network
1321 Upland Drive, Suite 1561
Houston, TX 77043
nbdpn@nbdpn.org 
http://www.nbdpn.org/national_birth_defects_prevent.php
Materials available
Contact: Marlene Anderka, ScD, MPH

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

National Radon Action Month
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Mail Code 6609T
Washington, DC 20460
(202) 343-9051
(202) 343-2394 Fax
bryan.david@epa.gov
www.epa.gov/radon/national-radon-action-month-information
Materials available
Contact: David Bryan

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 
http://www.thejohnnyo.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated

Thyroid Awareness Month
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
245 Riverside Avenue, Suite 200
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 353-7878
(904) 404-4163 Fax
mgreen@aace.com
http://www.thyroidawareness.com
Materials available
Contact: Amy Johnson

January 7 - 13
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: Marlene Anderka, ScD, MPH

January 22 - 28
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