Health Services

National Health Observances

This section will be updated monthly and highlight a National Health Observance topic



May 2014

National Sleep Month - Learn more about getting better sleep. 
Melanoma/Skin Detection and Prevention Month - Click here to spot skin cancer.

April 2014

Kick off April Fool's Day with a look at National Humor Month activities.
April is also Sexually Transmission Infections Month.  Get the facts here.

March 2014

March is National Nutrition Month.  Everything you need to know at the click of a button
March 25 is also American Diabetes Association Alert Day - Get the myths and facts about this disease.

February 2014

February is National Condom Month.  Think you know it all.....betcha don't....Click here to find out.

December 2013

December 1-7 is National Handwashing Week (Health Services staff appreciates good handwashing hygiene all year long!).  Check out Henry the Hand.

November 2013

November 13 is World Kindness Day.  Look here for ideas to promote kindness.
November 23 is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day.  Get more details at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

October 2013

October is Domestic Violence Prevention Month.  Get more details at the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
October is also National Mental Health Awarness Week October 7-13.  Find out more by clicking here.

Summer 2013

June 1 through July 4 is Fireworks Safety Month.  Don't risk your eyesight.  Learn about safe summer fun if using fireworks.