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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.

June

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

June 1 - 30
Cataract Awareness Month
American Academy of Ophthalmology
P.O. Box 7424
San Fransisco, CA 94120-7424
(415) 561-8534
media@aao.org
www.aao.org/eyesmart
Materials available
Contact: Beatrice Shelton

June 1 - 30
Fireworks Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness Month
American Academy of Ophthalmology
P.O. Box 7424
San Francisco, CA 94120-7424
(415) 561-8534
media@aao.org
www.aao.org/eyesmart
Materials available
Contact: Beatrice Shelton

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: Ana Fadich

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
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: Debbie Zewe

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
www.scleroderma.org/site/PageServer?pagename=awareness_month
Materials available
Contact: National Office or Local Chapters

June 2 - 8
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 2
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 8
Family Health & Fitness Day USA ®
Health Information Resource Center
22377 Belmont Ridge Road
Ashburn, VA 20148
(800) 626-6772
customerservice@nrpa.org
www.nrpa.org/familyfitness
Materials available
Contact: Heather Williams

June 10 - 16
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: Ana Fadich

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

June 23 - 29
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.lightningsafetycouncil.org/LSC-LSAW.html
Materials available
Contact: Charlie Woodrum

June 27
National HIV Testing Day
AIDS.gov/Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP)
330 C Street, S.W. Rm L100
Washington, DC 20024
1-800-448-0440
ContactUs@aidsinfo.nih.gov
www.hiv.gov/events/awareness-days/hiv-testing-day