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2007 Health Observances



January 2007

  • National Birth Defects Prevention Month
  • Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Blood Donor Month
  • National Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • Thyroid Awareness Month

February 2007
  • AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month
  • American Heart Month
  • National Children's Dental Health Month
  • National Wise Health Consumer Month
  • Prenatal Infection Prevention Month
  • 2 Give Kids A Smile Day (Dental)
  • 2 National Wear Red Day 2007
  • 4-10 National Burn Awareness Week
  • 7-14 Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week
  • 11-17 Children of Alcoholics Week
  • 12-17 National Condom Week
  • 14 National Donor Day
  • 16 National Women's Heart Day
  • 25-3 National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

March 2007
  • National Brain Injury Awareness Month
  • National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month
  • National Nutrition Month
  • Save Your Vision Month
  • Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month
  • 4-10 National Patient Safety Awareness Week
  • 5-9 National School Breakfast Week
  • 5-11 Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week
  • 5-11 National Problem Gambling Awareness Week
  • 12-18 Brain Awareness Week
  • 18-24 National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week
  • 24 World TB (Tuberculosis) Day
  • 27 American Diabetes Alert Day

April 2007
  • Alcohol Awareness Month
  • Cesarean Awareness Month
  • Counseling Awareness Month
  • Foot Health Awareness Month
  • IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Awareness Month
  • National Autism Awareness Month
  • National Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • National Donate Life Month
  • National Facial Protection Month
  • National Youth Sports Safety Month
  • Occupational Therapy Month
  • Sports Eye Safety Month
  • Women's Eye Health Safety Month
  • 2-8 National Public Health Week
  • 5 A Day To End Sexual Violence
  • 5 National Alcohol Screening Day
  • 7 World Heath Day
  • 21-28 National Infant Immunization Week
  • 23-29 Cover the Uninsured Week
  • 28 World Tai Chi & Qigong Day
  • 28-29 2007 Walk America
  • 28- May 6 National SAFE KIDS Week

May 2007
  • American Stroke Month
  • Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month
  • Better Sleep Month
  • Clean Air Month
  • Hepatitis Awareness Month
  • Lyme Disease Awareness Month
  • Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
  • Mental Health Month
  • Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Awareness Month
  • National Bike Month
  • National High Blood Pressure Education Month
  • National Neurofibromatosis Month
  • National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
  • Tuberous Sclerosis Awareness Month
  • Ultraviolet Awareness Month
  • 1-7 National Physical Education and Sport Week
  • 1 Melanoma Monday
  • 2 National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day
  • 6-12 National Mental Health Counseling Week
  • 6-12 North American Occupational Safety and Health Week
  • 6 High Blood Pressure Sunday
  • 12 Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
  • 12 Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Awareness Day
  • 13-19 National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week
  • 13-19 National Women's Health Week
  • 14-18 Bike to Work Week
  • 14-20 National Stuttering Awareness Week
  • 14 National Women's Check-up Day
  • 15 Sex Differences in Health Awareness Day
  • 16 National Employee Health and Fitness Day
  • 18 HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
  • 20-26 Schizophrenia Awareness Week
  • 21-27 Recreational Water Illness Prevention Week
  • 31 World "No Tobacco" Day

June 2007
  • Fireworks Safety Month (through July 4)
  • Home Safety Month
  • Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month
  • National Aphasia Awareness Month
  • National Scleroderma Awareness Month
  • Vision Research Month
  • 3-9 National Headache Awareness Week
  • 3-9 Sun Safety Week
  • 3 National Cancer Survivors Day
  • 11-17 National Men's Health Week
  • 21 National ASK Day
  • 24-30 Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week
  • 27 - July 5 Eye Safety Awarness Week

July 2007
  • International and National Group B Strep Awareness Month
  • UV Safety Month
  • 10-14 National Youth Sports Week

August 2007
  • Cataract Awareness Month
  • Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
  • National Immunization Awareness Month
  • Psoriasis Awareness Month
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
  • 1-7 World Breastfeeding Week
  • 1 National Minority Donor Awareness Day

September 2007
  • Childhood Cancer Month
  • Fruit and Vegetable Month
  • Healthy Aging Month
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month
  • National Acceptance Month
  • National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month
  • National Cholesterol Education Month
  • National Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention Month
  • National Sickle Cell Month
  • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
  • Reye's Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Sports and Home Eye Safety Month
  • 9-15 Suicide Prevention Week
  • 10 STOP a Suicide Today Day
  • 16-22 National Rehabilitation Week
  • 16-22 Reye's Syndrome Awareness Week
  • 18 Take a Loved One for a Check-Up Day
  • 21 World Alzheimer's Day
  • 30 World Heart Day
  • 30 - October 6 Hearing Aid Awareness Week

October 2007
  • "Talk About Prescriptions" Month
  • Eye Injury Prevention Month
  • Halloween Safety Month
  • Healthy Lung Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Celiac Disease Awareness Month
  • National Dental Hygiene Month
  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month
  • National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
  • National Family Sexuality Education Month
  • National Medical Librarians Month
  • National Physical Therapy Month
  • National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month
  • 1 National Child Health Day
  • 1-5 Drive Safely Work Week
  • 4 NDSD Mental Health Screening TM
  • 7-13 Fire Prevention Week
  • 10 SAVE (Stop America's Violence Everywhere) Today
  • 10 World Mental Health Day
  • 12-20 Bone & Joint Decade National Awareness Week
  • 15-19 National Health Education Week
  • 15-19 National School Lunch Week
  • 16 World Food Day
  • 19 National Mammography Day
  • 21-28 Respiratory Care Week
  • 22 International Stuttering Awareness Day
  • 24 Lung Health Day

November 2007
  • American Diabetes Month
  • Diabetic Eye Disease Month
  • Foot Health Issues Related to Diabetes Awareness Month
  • Jaw Joints/TMJ Awareness Month
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Adoption Month
  • National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month
  • National Family Caregivers Month
  • National Healthy Skin Month
  • National Hospice Palliative Care Month
  • Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
  • Prematurity Awareness Month
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month
  • 15 Great American Smokeout
  • 18-24 GERD Awareness Week (gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • 21 Prematurity Awareness Day

December 2007
  • 1 World AIDS Day
  • 1-7 National Aplastic Anemia Awareness Week
  • 2-8 National Hand Washing Awareness Week