Health Holidays

We should be giving thanks for our good health and helping others who aren’t as fortunate every day. That’s why we love celebrating 127 health holidays at National Today.

DateHolidayCategoryTagsRegion
Sun Jan 13
National Gluten-Free Day , ,
Fri Feb 1
Give Kids A Smile Day, ,
Sun Feb 3
National Wear Red Day
Thu Feb 7
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day,
Sat Feb 9
National Toothache Day
Thu Feb 14
National Donor Day
Wed Feb 27
National Protein day, , , ,
Wed Mar 6
National Dentist's Day
Wed Mar 20
National Kick Butts Day
Thu Mar 21
World Down Syndrome Day
Sun Mar 24
World Tuberculosis Day
Sat Mar 30
National Doctors' Day
Tue Apr 2
World Autism Awareness Day
Sun Apr 7
World Health Day
Thu Apr 25
World Malaria Day
Sat Apr 27
​National Drug Take Back Day,
Fri May 31
World No Tobacco Day
Mon Jun 3
World Bicycle Day
Fri Jun 7
Global Running Day
Fri Jun 14
World Blood Donor Day
Sun Jun 23
National Hydration Day
Wed Jul 3
National Stay Out of the Sun Day
Sun Jul 28
World Hepatitis Day
Tue Sep 10
World Suicide Prevention Day
Fri Sep 13
National Celiac Disease Awareness Day
Sat Sep 14
International Stuttering Awareness Day
Wed Sep 18
National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day
Wed Sep 18
National School Backpack Awareness Day, ,
Thu Sep 19
Get Ready Day
Sun Sep 22
Falls Prevention Awareness Day
Thu Sep 26
National Mesothelioma Awareness Day
Fri Sep 27
Sport Purple for Platelets Day
Sun Sep 29
Family Health & Fitness Day USA
Sun Sep 29
World Heart Day
Wed Oct 2
National Walk and Bike to School Day,
Mon Oct 7
National Child Health Day, ,
Thu Oct 10
National Depression Screening Day
Thu Oct 10
World Mental Health Day
Fri Oct 11
World Obesity Day
Sun Oct 13
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
Sun Oct 13
World Hospice and Palliative Care Day,
Mon Oct 14
National Kick Butt Day
Tue Oct 15
Global Handwashing Day
Tue Oct 15
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
Fri Oct 18
National Mammography Day
Sat Oct 19
World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day
Sun Oct 20
World Osteoporosis Day
Mon Oct 21
National Check Your Meds Day,
Tue Oct 29
World Psoriasis Day
Fri Nov 1
National Brush Day,
Thu Nov 14
World Diabetes Day
Sun Nov 17
​World Prematurity Day
Thu Nov 21
Great American Smokeout
Thu Nov 21
National Rural Health Day,
Thu Nov 28
National Family Health History Day
Sun Dec 1
World AIDS Day
January
National Bath Safety Month
January
National Blood Donor Month
January
National Glaucoma Awareness Month , ,
January
Thyroid Awareness Month
January 6–13
Folic Acid Awareness Week
February
American Heart Month
February
National Children’s Dental Health Month
March
Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month
March
National Caffeine Awareness Month
March
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
March
National Kidney Month
March 17–24
Poison Prevention Week
April
National Garden Month, ,
April
Stress Awareness Month
May
Celiac Disease Awareness Month
May
National Blood Pressure Month
May
National Lyme Disease Awareness Month
June
National Men's Health Month
June 10–17
National Men's Health Week
July 20–27
National Moth Week
August
National Eye Exam Month
August
National Immunization Awareness Month
September
National Cholesterol Education Month
September
National Suicide Prevention Month
September
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month
September
Sexual Health Month
September
World Alzheimer's Month
September 8–15
National Assisted Living Week
September 8–15
Nephrology Nurses Week,
September 15–22
National Eczema Week
September 16–23
​National Rehabilitation Awareness Week
September 16–23
Balance Awareness Week
September 22–29
​Active Aging Week
October
AIDS Awareness Month
October
Blindness Awareness Month
October
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October
Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month
October
Down Syndrome Awareness Month
October
Eat Better, Eat Together Month,
October
Emotional Wellness Month, , , ,
October 1–8
Fungal Disease Awareness Week
October
Health Literacy Month
October
Healthy Lung Month,
October
National ADHD Awareness Month,
October
National Chiropractic Month,
October
National Critical Illness Awareness Month
October
National Dental Hygiene Month,
October
National Depression Education and Awareness Month
October
National Ergonomics Month
October
National Liver Awareness Month
October
National Physical Therapy Month
October
National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
October
National Protect Your Hearing Month
October
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
October
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
October
World Menopause Month
October 12–19
Bone and Joint Health National Action Week
October 20–27
Respiratory Care Week, ,
October 21–28
National Health Education Week
November
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness Month
November
Diabetic Eye Disease Month,
November
National Alzheimer's Disease Month, ,
November
National Diabetes Month,
November
National Epilepsy Awareness Month,
November
National Family Caregivers Month, , , ,
November
National Healthy Skin Month,
November
National Home Care and Hospice Month, ,
November
National Impotency Month
November 11–18
World Antibiotic Awareness Week
November 17–24
GERD Awareness Week
December
National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month,
December 1–8
National Handwashing Awareness Week