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Calendar of Educational Opportunities

Every day is an opportunity to educate the people you serve. National events can help you reach an even wider audience -- as well as garner recognition for the services that your business or organization provides.

Click on a specific event below to find products and information that can help you make the most of it. And don't forget: you can use our full line of products and services to help customize your campaign!

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

January

Event

Date

Cervical Health Awareness Month

January

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

3rd Monday in January

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February

Event

Date

American Heart Month

February

Black History Month

February

National Children's Dental Health Month

February

National Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month

February

100th Day of School Day

February

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March

Event

Date

National Nutrition Month

March

Patient Safety Awareness Week

1st Full Week in March

Read Across America Day

Always March 2

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April

Event

Date

Alcohol Awareness Month

April

Month of the Military Child

April

National Autism Awareness Month

April

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April

National Financial Literacy Month

April

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

April

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April

STD Awareness Month

April

Stress Awareness Month

April

National Public Health Week

Week of 1st Monday in April

National Volunteer Week

April

National Credit Union Youth Week

4th Week in April

National Safe Kids Week

4th Week in April

Teach Children to Save Day

April 11

Earth Day

Always April 22

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May

Event

Date

Better Sleep Month

May

Family Wellness Month

May

Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

May

Hepatitis Awareness Month

May

Mental Health Month

May

National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

May

National Electrical Safety Month

May

National Foster Care Month

May

National High Blood Pressure Education Month

May

National Military Appreciation Month

May

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

May

National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

May

National Teen Self-Esteem Month

May

Older Americans Month

May

Be Kind to Animals Week

1st Full Week in May

Drinking Water Week

1st Full Week in May

North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week

1st Full Week in May

National Hospital Week

2nd Full Week in May

National Nursing Home Week

2nd Full Week in May

National Police Week

2nd Full Week in May

National Nurses Week

Always May 6-12

EMS Week

3rd Full Week in May

National Dog Bite Prevention Week

3rd Full Week in May

National Prevention Week

3rd Full Week in May

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Friday before Mother's Day

Mother's Day

2nd Sunday in May

World No-Tobacco Day

Always May 31

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June

Event

Date

National Internet Safety Month

June

National Safety Month

June

CPR & AED Awareness Week

Always June 1-7

Father's Day

3rd Sunday in June

National HIV Testing Day

Always June 27

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July

Event

Date

Bioterrorism/Disaster Education and Awareness Month

July

National HIV Awareness Month

July

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August

Event

Date

National Immunization Awareness Month

August

National Health Center Week

2nd Full Week in August

World Breastfeeding Week

Always August 1-7

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September

Event

Date

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September

National Cholesterol Education Month

September

National Preparedness Month

September

National Recovery Month

September

Sickle Cell Awareness Month

September

National Suicide Prevention Week

Sunday through Saturday Surrounding September 10

Child Passenger Safety Week

3rd Full Week in September

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October

Event

Date

Crime Prevention Month

October

Head Start Awareness Month

October

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October

National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

October

National Dental Hygiene Month

October

National Depression Screening Day

October

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October

Mental Illness Awareness Week

1st Full Week in October

Emergency Nurses Week

1st Full Week in October

Fire Prevention Week

Sunday through Saturday Surrounding October 9

International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW)

3rd Full Week in October

National School Bus Safety Week

3rd Full Week in October

Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

Last Full Week in October

Red Ribbon Week

Last Full Week in October

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November

Event

Date

Diabetes Awareness Month

November

Military Family Month

November

National Alzheimer's Disease Month

November

National Home Care & Hospice Month

November

National Hospice/Palliative Care Month

November

Veterans Day

Always November 11

The Great American Smokeout

3rd Thursday in November

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December

Event

Date

National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

December

National Handwashing Awareness Week

1st Full Week in December

National Influenza Vaccination Week

During Flu Vaccination Season Each Year

World AIDS Day

Always December 1

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