April: A month of many observances


ImageWelcome to April, 2014! And my goodness, are there tons of observances for this month. Here are a whole bunch for you to peruse for your health education and knowledge, and support for a myriad of health, safety, and ailment awareness.

Be well, everyone!

Month Observances

  •   Alcohol Awareness Month
  •   National Autism Awareness Month
  •   Brussels Sprouts and Cabbage Month
  •   Cancer Control Month
  •   National Child Abuse Prevention Month
  •   International Cesarean Awareness Month
  •   Cranberries & Gooseberries Month
  •   Defeat Diabetes Month
  •   National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
  •   National Donate Life Month
  •   National Facial Protection Month
  •   Emotional Overeating Awareness Month
  •   Global Child Nutrition Month
  •   Informed Women Month
  •   Irritable Bowel Syndrome Month
  •   National African-American Women’s Fitness Month
  •   National Garden Month
  •   National Minority Health Month
  •   National Multiple Birth Awareness Month
  •   National Occupational Therapy Month
  •   National Parkinson’s Awareness Month
  •   National Pecan Month
  •   National Sexually Transmitted Diseases Month
  •   National Sexual Assault Awareness Month
  •   National Youth Sports Safety Month
  •   Pharmacists War on Diabetes Month
  •   Physical Wellness Month
  •   Soy Foods Month
  •   Stress Awareness Month
  •   Testicular Cancer Awareness Month
  •   Tomatillo and Asian Pear Month
  •   Women’s Eye Health & Safety Month
  •   Worldwide Bereaved Spouses Awareness Month
  •   National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month
  •   Women’s Eye Health & Safety Month

Week Observances

  •   April 1-7, Medication Safety Week
  •   April 1-7, Testicular Cancer Awareness Week
  •   April 6-12, National Public Health Week
  •   April 6-13, National Volunteer Week
  •   April 7-11, National Youth Violence Prevention Week
  •   April 7-13, National Public Health Week
  •   April 12-18, Patient Advocacy Week
  •   April 14-19, Health Information Privacy & Security Week
  •   April 18-25, National Occupational Health Nursing Week
  •   April 20-26, Bedbug Awareness Week
  •   April 20-26, Fibroid Awareness Week
  •   April 20-26, National Infertility Awareness Week
  •   April 21-25, Every Kid Healthy Week
  •   April 26-May 3, Infant Immunization Week
  •   April 28-May 4, Medical Fitness Week
  •   April 28-May 2, Air Quality Awareness Week

Day Observances

  •   April 1, National Fun at Work Day
  •   April 2, International Children’s Book Day
  •   April 2, National Love your Produce Manager Day
  •   April 2, National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day
  •   April 2, National Walking Day
  •   April 2, National Sexual Assault Awareness Month’s Day of Action (SAAM)
  •   April 2, World Autism Day
  •   April 4, Hospital Admitting Clerks Day
  •   April 4, National Walk to Work Day
  •   April 4, Vitamin C Day
  •   April 7, World Health Organization Day
  •   April 7, World Health Day
  •   April 10, National Alcohol Screening Day
  •   April 10, National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  •   April 11, World Parkinson’s Disease Day
  •   April 12, DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) Day
  •   April 12, Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
  •   April 12, Baby Massage Day
  •   April 13, Global Day to End Child Sexual Abuse
  •   April 14, Children with Alopecia Day
  •   April 14, National Pecan Day
  •   April 15, Bicycle Day
  •   April 16, National Bookmobile Day
  •   April 16, National Healthcare Decisions Day
  •   April 16, National Stress Awareness Day
  •   April 18, Adult Autism Day
  •   April 19, National Garlic Day
  •   April 22, Earth Day
  •   April 23, World Book Night
  •   April 24, World Meningitis Day
  •   April 25, Malaria Awareness Day
  •   April 26, National Herb Day
  •   April 26, World Healing Day
  •   April 26, World Tai Chi & Qigong Day
  •   April 28, Biological Clock Day
  •   April 28, World Day for Safety and Health at Work
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