National Health Month Observances

January Health Month Observances

National Health Month Observances

January 1 – 31

Cervical Health Awareness Month

National Cervical Cancer CoalitionPO Box 13827Research Triangle Park, NC 27709(800) 685-5531(919) 361-8425 Fax[email protected] availableContact: Rina Puri


January 1 – 31

National Birth Defects Prevention Month

National Birth Defects Prevention Network1321 Upland Drive, Suite 1561Houston, TX 77043[email protected] availableContact: Mary Knapp


January 1 – 31

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700Chicago, IL 60606(800) 331-2020(312) 363-6001(312) 363-6052 Fax[email protected]www.preventblindness.orgMaterials availableContact: PBA Vision Health Resource Center


January 1 – 31

National Radon Action Month

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NWMail Code 6609TWashington, DC 20460(202) 343-9051(202) 343-2394 Fax[email protected] availableContact: David Bryan


January 1 – 31

National Stalking Awareness Month

National Center for Victims of Crime2000 M Street NW, Suite 480Washington, DC 20036(202) 467-8700(202) 467-8701 Fax[email protected]www.stalkingawarenessmonth.orgMaterials availableContact: None designated


January 1 – 31

National Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month

The Johnny O FoundationP. O. Box 15211Scottsdale, AZ 85267(602) 820-7655(480) 427-4987 Fax[email protected] www.thejohnnyo.orgMaterials availableContact: None designated


January 1 – 31

Thyroid Awareness Month

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists245 Riverside Avenue, Suite 200Jacksonville, FL 32202(904) 353-7878(904) 404-4207 Fax[email protected]www.thyroidawareness.comMaterials availableContact: Amy Johnson

January 3 – 9

National Folic Acid Awareness Week

National Council on Folic Acidc/o Spina Bifida Association4590 MacArthur Boulevard NW, Suite 250Washington, DC 20007(800) 621-3141 x13(202) 618-4753(202) 944-3295 Fax[email protected]www.folicacidinfo.orgMaterials availableContact: National Resource Center


January 25 – 31

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

National Institute on Drug AbuseNational Institutes of Health6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213Bethesda, MD 20892-9561(301) 443-1124[email protected] availableContact: Brian Marquis, NIDA Public Liaison Officer



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