Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)/Low Vision Awareness Month
Aims to raise awareness about age-related macular degeneration and low vision as major public health issues.
American Heart Month
Dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease and increasing knowledge about prevention. It's a time to focus on heart health and encourage healthy habits to support cardiovascular health.
International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month
Highlights the importance of preventing infections that can be harmful during pregnancy, both for maternal and infant health.
National Cancer Prevention Month
Focuses on raising awareness about cancer and encouraging people to adopt cancer prevention strategies.
National Children's Dental Health Month
Promotes the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers, and many others. This observance emphasizes the importance of oral hygiene for children.
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
A national effort to raise awareness about abuse in teen and 20-something relationships and promote programs that prevent it.
Give Kids A Smile® Day
February 2 (First Friday in February)
Dentists and other dental professionals provide free oral health care services to children from underserved communities across the country.
National Wear Red Day (Go Red for Women)
February 2 (First Friday in February)
Encourages wearing red to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease in women. It's part of the Go Red for Women campaign by the American Heart Association to highlight women's heart health.
World Cancer Day
A global observance to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. It aims to reduce illness and death caused by cancer.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Aims to increase awareness of HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment among Black communities in the U.S.
Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week
Aims to raise awareness and educate the public about congenital heart defects, the most common type of birth defect.
Description: Serves as a reminder to maintain good oral hygiene and to address dental issues to prevent toothaches.
Heart Failure Awareness Week
February 11-17 (Week of Valentine’s Day)
Seeks to educate the public about the severity of heart failure and the importance of heart health.
Sepsis Survivor Week
February 11-17 (Second week of February)
Highlights the experiences of sepsis survivors and raises awareness of the need for sepsis prevention, recognition, and treatment.
International Epilepsy Day
February 12 (Second Monday in February)
A day to promote awareness of epilepsy around the world. It's an opportunity to advocate for better information, treatment, and increased research into epilepsy.
National Donor Day (United States)
Focuses on all types of donation—organ, tissue, blood, platelets, and marrow—by participating in blood/marrow drives or by signing up to be an organ donor. It also recognizes those who have given the gift of donation.
National Condom Week
Aims to promote the use of condoms to prevent sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies.
National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day
A day to increase recognition of the specific risks and symptoms of heart valve disease, improve detection and treatment, and ultimately save lives.
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
February 26 - March 4 (The last week of February)
Raises awareness about eating disorders, advocating for prevention, and improving access to treatment.
Rare Disease Day
February 29 (Observed on the last day of February)
A day to raise awareness for rare diseases and the impact they have on patients' lives. It aims to improve access to treatment and medical representation for individuals with rare diseases and their families.