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Health Observances

2017 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.

June

June 1 - July 4
Fireworks Safety Month
American Academy of Ophthalmology
P.O. Box 7424
San Francisco, CA 94120-7424
(415) 561-8534
media@aao.org
aao.org/eyesmart
Materials available
Contact: Beatrice Shelton

June 1 - 30
Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month
Alzheimer's Association
225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17
Chicago, IL 60601-7633
312-335-8700
info@alz.org
www.alz.org/abam

June 1 - 30
Cataract Awareness Month
Prevent Blindness
211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
(800) 331-2020
(312) 363-6001
(312) 363-6052 Fax
info@preventblindness.org
www.preventblindness.org
Materials available
Contact: PBA Vision Health Resource Center

June 1 - 30
Men's Health Month
Men's Health Network
P.O. Box 75972
Washington, DC 20013
(202) 543-6461 x101
(202) 543-2727 Fax
info@menshealthweek.org
www.menshealthmonth.org
Materials available
Contact: Theresa Morrow

June 1 - 30
Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month
Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc.
355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10017
(800) 541-5454
(212) 297-2159 Fax
mgfa@myasthenia.org
www.myasthenia.org/AboutMGFA/MGFANews.aspx
Materials available
Contact: Larry McClean

June 1 - 30
National Aphasia Awareness Month
National Aphasia Association
P.O. Box 87
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(800) 922-4622
(212) 267-2814
(212) 267-2812 Fax
naa@aphasia.org
www.aphasia.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated

June 1 - 30
National Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month
National CMV Foundation
P.O. Box 18322
Tampa, FL 33679
(813) 207-0017
june@nationalcmv.org
www.nationalcmv.org
Materials available
Contact: Kristen Spytek

June 1 - 30
National Safety Month
National Safety Council
1121 Spring Lake Drive
Itasca, IL 60143-3201
(800) 621-7615
(630) 775-2307
(630) 285-1315 Fax
media@nsc.org
www.nsc.org/act/events/Pages/national-safety-month.aspx
Materials available
Contact: Maureen Vogel

June 1 - 30
National Scleroderma Awareness Month
Scleroderma Foundation
300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105
Danvers, MA 01923
(800) 722-HOPE (722-4673)
(978) 777-1313 Fax
sfinfo@scleroderma.org
scfo.convio.net/site/PageServer?pagename=SAW_ias
Materials available
Contact: National Office or Local Chapters

June 4 - 10
Rip Current Awareness Week
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service
Analyze, Forecast and Support Office
1325 East West Highway, Room 13142
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 427-9348
deborah.jones@noaa.gov
www.ripcurrents.noaa.gov
Materials available
Contact: Deborah Jones

June 4
National Cancer Survivors Day ®
National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation
P.O. Box 682285
Franklin, TN 37068
(615) 794-3006
info@ncsd.org
www.ncsd.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated

June 12 - 18
Men's Health Week
Men’s Health Network
P.O. Box 75972
Washington, DC 20013
(202) 543-6461 x101
(202) 543-2727 Fax
info@menshealthweek.org
www.menshealthmonth.org/week/index.html
Materials available
Contact: Theresa Morrow

June 18 - 24
National Lightning Safety Awareness Week
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service
Analyze, Forecast and Support Office
1325 East West Highway, Station 13456
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 427-9798
Charles.Woodrum@noaa.gov
www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov
Materials available
Contact: Charlie Woodrum

June 19
World Sickle Cell Day
African American Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Registry for Sickle Cell Disease Awareness
P.O. Box 1275
Inglewood, CA 90308-1275
(323) 750-1087
aa4scdawareness@aol.com
www.worldsicklecellday.webs.com
Materials available
Contact: Nita Thompson