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National Health Observances

National Health Observances (NHOs) are special days, weeks, or months dedicated to raising awareness about important health topics.

National Health Observance Toolkit – March

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Sponsor: Prevent Cancer Foundation

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Plan Ahead for April

Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol Awareness Month

Sponsor: National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.

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NHO Toolkits

At healthfinder.gov, we’ve created NHO toolkits to help you make a difference. Show everyone that your organization is committed to health and wellness. Use NHO toolkits to:

  • Share important health messages
  • Promote fun, interactive resources
  • Organize events to create change in your community
Pick a toolkit and get started today!

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Disclaimer: Information appearing in this document does not represent an endorsement by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which do not have any role in naming national health observances.