February’s National Health Observances, in the USA

Here’s the short-list of our National Health Observances, for FEBRUARY, in the USA:

AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month
www.preventblindness.org
Twitter: @PBA_savingsight
Facebook: Prevent Blindness America

American Heart Month
www.heart.org
Twitter: @American_Heart
Facebook: American Heart Association
Google+: American Heart Association
Instagram: @american_heart
Pinterest: @americanheart
LinkedIN

National Children’s Dental Health Month
www.ada.org
Twitter: @ADANews
Facebook: American Dental Association 
YouTube: @AmericanDentalAssoc
LinkedIN
(RELATED EVENT: Give kids A Smile Day, see below for more info)

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
www.teendvmonth.org 
www.loveisrespect.org 
Twitter: @BreaktheCycleDV and @loveisrespect
Hashtags: #datingabuse #teenDVmonth
Facebook: Break the Cycle and loveisrespect, National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
YouTube: @loveisrespect
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GLOBAL EVENT:
International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month
www.groupbstrepinternational.org
Twitter: @GBSSupport  Hashtag: #GBSaware
Facebook: Group B Strep International
Facebook Group
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WEEKS:

1 – 7   African Heritage & Health Week — Oldways
            Twitter: @OldwaysPT
            Facebook: @Oldways
            Pinterest: @oldways

7 – 14   Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week — TCHIN.org
               Twitter: @CHDinfonet Hashtag: #CHDAware
               Facebook: The Congenital Heart Network
               (RELATED EVENT: Feb 14th is CHD Awareness DAY)
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DAYS:

7   Give Kids A Smile Day
      (See also Nat’l Children’s Dental Health Month info, above)

7   National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
      Twitter: @NatBlackAIDSDay
      Facebook: National Black AIDS Day

7   National Wear Red Day
      Twitter: @TheHeartTruth
      Facebook: The Heart Truth
      Pinterest: @thehearttruth

14   National Donor Day
        Facebook: OrganDonor.gov
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There are many more observances, in the month of February, in the USA and around the world. These are the officially-listed national observances for February 2014, via HealthFinder.gov.  For more links and contact information on the above events, go to www.healthfinder.gov.

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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