IMPORTANT MONTHLY AWARENESS DATES

Click on the months below to view the awarenesses for that particular month with contacts and links for your reference.  

JANUARY

Cervical Cancer Screening Month
For more information visit the National Cervical Cancer Coalition at www.nccc-online.org

FEBRUARY

Heart Health Month
For more information visit the American Heart Association www.americanheart.org

MARCH

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
For more information visit the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation www.preventcancer.org

APRIL

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month
For more information visit the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorderswww.aboutibs.org

MAY

National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
For more information visit the National Osteoporosis Foundation www.nof.org

Skin Cancer Awareness Month
For more information visit the American Cancer Society www.cancer.org

Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
For more information visit the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America www.aafa.org

National High Blood Pressure Education Month
For more information visit the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Health Information Center www.nhlbi.nih.gov

JUNE

Sun Safety Week 
Sun Safety Alliance
1856 Old Reston Avenue, Suite 215
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 481-1414 
infosunsafetyalliance.org
www.sunsafetyalliance.org

JULY

Arthritis Awareness Month
Arthritis Foundation
1330 West Peachtree Street, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30309
(800) 283-7800
(404) 872-0457 Fax
helparthritis.org
www.arthritis.org/ja-information.php

AUGUST

National Immunization Awareness Month
For more information visit the National Partnership for Immunization www.partnersforimmunization.org

Psoriasis Awareness Month
For more information visit the National Psoriasis Foundation www.psoriasis.org

SEPTEMBER

National Cholesterol Education Month
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Health Information Center

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
For more information visit the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition www.ovarian.org

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
For more information visit the National Prostate Cancer Coalition www.fightprostatecancer.org

National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month
For more information visit the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Treatment www.recoverymonth.gov 

OCTOBER

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Board of Sponsors
nbcamquestionsyahoo.com
www.nbcam.org

Healthy Lung Month
For more information visit the American Lung Association www.lungusa.org

National Lupus Awareness Month
For more information visit the Lupus Foundation of Americ,Inc. www.lupus.org

NOVEMBER

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month 
For more information visit the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association www.alz.org

American Diabetes Month
For more information visit the American Diabetes Association www.diabetes.org

COPD Awareness Month
For more information visit the U.S. COPD Coalition American Association for Respiratory Care www.uscopd.com

DECEMBER

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness Week
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
P.O. Box 170864
Milwaukee, WI 53217-8076
(888) 964-2001
(414) 964-1799 
(414) 964-7176 Fax
iffgdiffgd.org
www.aboutgerd.org