National Health Observances in the United States for January 2014

Here are our National Health Observances (#nho), in the United States, for January 2014.  Please help spread awareness about them to others!


Cervical Health Awareness Month
National Cervical Cancer Coalition
PO Box 13827
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
(800) 685-5531
(919) 361-8425
Materials available
Contact: Kelly Ping

National Birth Defects Prevention Month
National Birth Defects Prevention Network
14781 Memorial Drive, #1561
Houston, TX 77079
Materials available
Contact: NBDPN Education and Outreach Committee

National Glaucoma Awareness Month
Prevent Blindness
211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
(800) 331-2020
(312) 363-6001
(312) 363-6052 Fax
Materials available
Contact: PBA Vision Health Resource Center

National Radon Action Month
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Mail Code 6609J
Washington, DC 20460
(202) 343-9051
(202) 343-2394 Fax
Materials available
Contact: Lou Witt

National Stalking Awareness Month
National Center for Victims of Crime
2000 M Street NW, Suite 480
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 467-8700
(202) 467-8701 Fax
Materials available

National Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month
The Johnny O Foundation
P. O. Box 15211
Scottsdale, AZ 85267
(602) 820-7655
(480) 427-4987 Fax
Materials available
Contact: Melanie Davis

Thyroid Awareness Month
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
245 Riverside Avenue, Suite 200
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 353-7878
(904) 404-4207 Fax
Materials available
Contact: Amy Johonson


National Folic Acid Awareness Week
(January 6-12, 2014)
National Council on Folic Acid
c/o Spina Bifida Association
4590 MacArthur Boulevard NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20007
(800) 621-3141 x13
(202) 618-4753
(202) 944-3295 Fax
Materials available
Contact: National Resource Center

National Drug Facts Week
(January 27-February 2, 2014)
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213
Bethesda, MD 20892-9561
(301) 443-1124
Materials available
Contact: Brian Marquis, NIDA Public Liaison Officer

Source: 2014 National Health Observances, National Health Information Center, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.


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