Awareness Calendar 2017

January  |  February March  |  April May  |  June  |  July  |  August  |  September October  |  November December


January 1st:                       New Year’s Day

January 12th:                    Pharmacist Day

January 16th:                    Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 19th:                    World Religion Day

January 28th:                    Chinese New Year

January 29- February 4th:             Catholics School Week

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Thyroid Awareness Month

Blood Donor Month

Birth Defects Awareness Month



February 3th:                     National Wear Red Day

February 4th:                     World Cancer Day

February 5th:                     Give Kids a Smile Day

February 14th:                   Valentine’s Day

February 15th:                   Susan B. Anthony Day

February 20th:                   Presidents Day

American Heart Month

Black History Month

National Cancer Prevention Month



March 3th:                          Employee Appreciation Day

March 17th:                        Saint Patrick’s Day

March 22nd:                       World Water Day

March 28th:                        American Diabetes Alert Day

March 24th:                        World TB Day

March 30th:                        National Doctor’s Day

Red Cross Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Kidney Cancer Awareness Month

Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

National Nutrition Awareness Month

National Women’s History Month



April 7th:                             World Health Day

April 14th:                           Good Friday

April 16th:                           Easter

April 10-16th:                     Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week  

Autism Awareness Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Donate Life Month

Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month



May 5th:                      Cinco de Mayo

May 6th:                      National Nurses Day

May 6th:                      National Teachers Day

May 7th:                      Occupational Safety and Health Day

May 8th:                      World Red Cross Crescent Day

May 10th:                    Receptionist Day

May 14th:                    Mother’s Day

May 20th:                    Armed Forces Day

May 29th:                   Memorial Day

May 1-5:                      Teacher Appreciation Week

May 1-7:                      Public Service Week

May 2-8:                      Brain Tumor Action Week

May 6-12:                    Nurses Week

May 15-21:                  Emergency Medical Service Week

National Military Appreciation Month

Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

National Arthritis Month

Asthma and Food Allergy Awareness Month

Brain Cancer /Tumor Awareness Month

Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month

Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month

Stroke Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month



June 1st:                      National Cancer Survivors Day

June 5th:                      World Environment Day

June 14th:                    Flag Day

June 14th:                    United States Army – Happy Birthday 1775

June 14th:                    World Blood Donor Day

June 15th:                    Smile Power Day

June 18th:                    Father’s Day

June 9-16:                    National Nursing Assistants Week

June 12-18:                  National Men’s Health Week

June 19-25:                  Armed Forces Week

National Safety Month

Cataract Awareness Month



July 1st:                       Canada Day

July 4th:                       Independence Day     

July 28th:                     World Hepatitis Day

July 28th:                     System Administration Appreciation Day

UV Safety Month

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Cord Blood Awareness Month



August 1st:                  National Night Out (Against Crime)  

August 4th:                  U.S. Coast Guard Day

August 4th:                  U.S. Coast Guard – Happy Birthday 1790

National Immunization Awareness Month

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

Medic Alert Awareness Month



September 4th:           Labor Day

September 10th:         Grandparents Day

September 11th:         Patriots Day

September 15th:         POW/MIA Recognition Day

September 17th:         Constitution Day/Citizenship Day

September 18th:         United States Air Force – Happy Birthday 1947

September 21st:          International Day of Peace

September 21st:         World Alzheimer’s Day

September 29th:         World Heart Day

September 10-16:       Suicide Prevention Week

September 20-22:       Rosh Hashanah

September 29-30:       Yom Kippur

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

National Yoga Awareness Month



October 6th:                Physician Assistant Day

October 6th:                World Smile Day

October 9th:                Columbus Day

October 11th:              S.A.V.E. Day (Stop American Violence Everywhere)

October 11th:              Emergency Nurse Day

October 13th:              United States Navy – Happy Birthday 1775

October 16th:              Bosses Day

October 21st:              Sweetest Day

October 28th:              Make A Difference Day

October 31st:              Halloween

October 2-6:                Customer Service Week

October 23rd-31st:     Red Ribbon Week

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Fire Prevention Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

National Bullying Prevention Month 

Liver Cancer Awareness Month



November 10th:          United States Marine Corps – Happy Birthday 1775

November 11th:          Veterans Day

November 13th:          World Kindness Day

November 14th:          Operating Room Nurse Day

November 15th:          America Recycles Day

November 16th:          Great American Smoke Out Day

November 23rd:          Thanksgiving Day

Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

American Diabetes Awareness Month

Epilepsy Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Military Family Appreciation Month

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Month



December 1st:             World Aids Day

December 5th:            International Volunteer Day

December 7th:            Pearl Harbor Remembrance

December 13th:          U.S. National Guard Birthday – Happy Birthday 1636

December 25th:          Christmas Day

December 31st:           New Year’s Eve

December 24-Jan 1:    Hanukkah

December 26-Jan 1:    Kwanzaa




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