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Health Observances

2019 National Health Observances provided by the National Health Information Center, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


December 1 - 31
Safe Toys and Celebrations Month
American Academy of Ophthalmology
P.O. Box 7424
San Francisco, CA 94120-7424
(415) 561-8534
Materials available
Contact: Beatrice Shelton

December 1 - 7
National Influenza Vaccination Week
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30329-4027
(800) CDC-INFO (232-4636)
(404) 639-8200
(404) 639-8905 Fax
Materials available
Contact: None designated

December 1
World AIDS Day
World AIDS Campaign
New City Cloisters
196 Old Street
London EC1V 9FR
(020) 7814-6767
Materials available
Contact: None designated

December 2 - 8
National Handwashing Awareness Week
Henry the Hand Foundation (501c3)
175 East Fountain Ave
Glensdale, OH 45246
(513) 769-HAND (4263)
Materials available
Contact: Dr. Will Sawyer