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
Twitter: @PBA_savingsight
Facebook: Prevent Blindness America

American Heart Month
Twitter: @American_Heart
Facebook: American Heart Association
Google+: American Heart Association
Instagram: @american_heart
Pinterest: @americanheart

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

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

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)

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
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.

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.

[Social Media site info/links, above, added by Care-Aware]


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