National Health Observances for April 2016

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Fri, March 25, 2016 -- Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System

National Health Observances (NHOs) are special days, weeks, or months dedicated to raising awareness about important health topics. It is important for Hutchinson Regional Healthcare Sytem and the community to spread awareness of the many health topics below: 

April:

  • Alcohol Awareness Month
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Limb Loss Awareness Month
  • National Autism Awareness Month
  • National Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
  • National Donate Life Month
  • National Facial Protection Month
  • National Minority Health Month
  • Occupational Therapy Month
  • Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month of Action
  • Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month
  • STI Awareness Month
  • Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month
  • 3 - 9 National Youth Violence Prevention Week
  • 4 - 10 National Public Health Week
  • 5 Sexual Assault Awareness Day of Action
  • 7 National Alcohol Screening Day ®
  • 7 World Health Day
  • 10 National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day
  • 12 - 23 National Infant Immunization Week
  • 24 - 30 National Infertility Awareness Week
  • 24 - 30 World Immunization Week
  • 24 World Meningitis Day
  • 25 - 29 Air Quality Awareness Week
  • 25 - 29 Every Kid Healthy™ Week

Check back throughout the month of April for more information regarding these topics. Also check out our Social Media Channels for more info by clicking on the links below.