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National Health Observances

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) provides resources for public libraries that align with National Health Observances throughout the calendar year. Providing programming resources is one way that the Community Engagement Network (CEN) supports communities with consumer health information and education in order to increase health literacy and raise awareness of the NIH All of Us Research Program. For more information about the mission of the CEN, please visit About Us. The release of this content in these formats is a pilot for the 2019 calendar year; the CEN is actively seeking feedback from public library staff through engagement of NNLM advisory groups and a task force through the Public Library Association (PLA). Any feedback or suggestions regarding this project may be submitted via email to the NNLM All of Us National Program.

March

 Nutrition Slide    Poison Prevention Week Slide     Women's History Month Slide    Women's History Month 2 Slide

National Nutrition Month
Women's History Month
National Poison Prevention Week

April

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Minority Health Month
Citizen Science Day
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Air Quality Awareness Week

May

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 Mental Health Month
National Senior Health & Fitness Day

June

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LGBT+ Pride Month
Men's Health Month

July

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Day: July 26th

August

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National Immunization Awareness Month
Talk to Your Doctor Month

September

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Health Insurance Enrollment Month
Healthy Aging Month

October

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Health Literacy Month

November​

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National American Indian Heritage Month
National Family Health History Month