2024 Health Calendar Dates

Take the First Step Toward Better Health.

Awareness days are established to bring further education to important health matters to encourage individuals and families to take a proactive approach toward their health. Be sure to follow HEAL Collaborative on social media to learn about what health issues directly impact our community and what resources are available.


National Blood Donor Month

Thyroid Awareness Month

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Radon Awareness Week- January 22-January 26; Learn more: https://www.epa.gov/radon


American Heart Month

National Caregivers Day- Feb 17

Patient Recognition Week- Feb. 1-7

Peri-Anesthesia Nurse Week- Feb. 5 – 11

African Heritage and Health Week- Feb. 7-13

Phlebotomist Recognition Week- Feb. 12-16


American Red Cross Month

Brain Injury Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

National Kidney Month

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

National Nutrition Month

National Social Work Month

World Social Work Day- Mar. 21

National Doctors Day – Mar. 30


Minority Health Month

Defeat Diabetes Month

Primary Immunodeficiency Awareness Month

National Volunteer Month

World Health Day- Apr. 7

National Public Health Week- Apr. 1-7

Patient Access Week – March 31 – Apr. 6

National Volunteer Week – Apr. 21 – 27


Arthritis Awareness Month

Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Celiac Disease Awareness Month

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

Healthy Vision Month

High Blood Pressure Education Month

Lupus Awareness Month

​​Melanoma Skin Cancer Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

National Cancer Research Month

National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month

National Stroke Awareness Month

Melanoma Monday – May 1

National Nurses Day – May 6

World Lupus Day- May 10

World No Tobacco Day- May 31

National Women’s Health Week- May 12-15


National Men’s Health Month

National Cancer Survivor Day -June 4

World Blood Donor Day- June 14

World Sickle Cell Awareness Day- June 19

Men’s Health Week- June 10-16


Minority Mental Health Awareness Month


National Minority Awareness Day- Aug. 1


National Cholesterol Education Month

National Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month

Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

World Suicide Prevention Day- Sept. 10

World Alzheimer’s Day- Sept. 21

World Heart Day- Sept. 29


Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Health Literacy Month

Healthy Lung Month

National Chiropractic Health Month

World Mental Health Day- Oct.10

National Mammography Day- Oct. 20

World Osteoporosis Day – Oct. 20

Dialysis Technician Recognition Week – Oct. 9 – 13

National Respiratory Care Week – Oct. 20 – 26

Red Ribbon Week- Oct. 23-31


American Diabetes Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

National Family Caregivers Month

National Healthy Skin Month

National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

National Marrow Awareness Month

Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month

Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

World Radiography Day – Nov. 8

National Lung Cancer Screening Day- Nov. 12

World Diabetes Day- Nov. 14

National Family Health History Day (on Thanksgiving Day)


Give the Gift of Sight Month

World AIDS Day – Dec. 1

International Day of Persons with Disabilities – Dec. 3

International Volunteer Day – Dec. 5

National Hand Washing Awareness Week – Dec. 5 – 11

National Influenza Vaccination Week – Dec. 1 – 7