Events

  • 01 Aug 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 31 Aug 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    Children's Eye Health and Safety Month

    Category: General

    The world can be a dangerous place for young eyes. Accidents involving common household products cause 125,000 eye injuries each year. Every 13 minutes, an emergency room treats a sports-related eye injury. And, 43 percent of sports-related eye injuries are to children ages 14 and younger. The...

  • 01 Aug 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 31 Aug 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    National Breastfeeding Month

    Category: General

    August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. The breastfeeding campaign, funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, hopes to empower women to commit to breastfeeding by highlighting new research showing that babies who are exclusively breastfed for six months are less...

  • 01 Aug 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 31 Aug 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    National Immunization Awareness Month

    Category: General

    Each year in August, National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) provides an opportunity to highlight the value of immunization across the lifespan. Activities focus on encouraging all people to protect their health by being immunized against infectious diseases.

  • 01 Aug 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 31 Aug 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    Psoriasis Awareness Month

    Category: General

    Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin. It typically affects the outside of the elbows, knees or scalp, though it can appear on any location. Some people report that psoriasis is itchy, burns and stings. Psoriasis is associated with other...

  • 01 Aug 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 07 Aug 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    World Breastfeeding Week

    Category: General

    The World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) 2015 theme on working women and breastfeeding revisits the 1993 WBW campaign on the Mother-Friendly Workplace Initiative. With the WBW 2015 campaign World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) and its partners at global, regional and national levels aim to...

  • 09 Aug 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 15 Aug 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    National Health Center Week

    Category: General

    Each year the second week in August is dedicated to celebrating the services and contributions of Community, Migrant, Homeless and Public Housing Health Centers. While there are countless reasons to celebrate America’s Health Centers, among the most important and unique is their long success in...

  • 24 Aug 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 28 Aug 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    Contact Lens Health Week

    Category: General

    CDC, in close collaboration with partners, is promoting Contact Lens Health Week as a strategy to increase public awareness and encourage healthy behaviors around contact lens wear and care. As more contact lens wearers learn about the importance of healthy contact lens wear and care, they will...

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