Awareness Calendar 2019


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January 1st:                     New Year’s Day

January 1st:                     World Day of Peace

January 9th:                     National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day  (Thin Blue Line)

January 11th:                   National Human Trafficking Awareness Day  (Blue)

January 12th:                   National Pharmacist Day

January 20th:                   World Religion Day

January 21st:                   Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 27- February 2:                 Catholic School Week

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month  (Teal)

Glaucoma Awareness Month  (Green)

Thyroid Awareness Month  (Pink-Purple-Teal)

Blood Donor Month  (Red)

Birth Defects Awareness Month  (Pink-Blue)

National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month  (Blue)



February 1st:                   National Wear Red Day  (Red)

February 1st:                   Give Kids a Smile Day

February 4th:                   World Cancer Day  (Lavender)

February 5th:                   Chinese New Year  (Year of the Pig)

February 14th:                 Valentine’s Day

February 15th:                 International Childhood Cancer Awareness Day  (Gold)

February 15th:                 Susan B. Anthony Day

February 18th:                 Presidents Day

February 19th:                 Coast Guard Reserves Birthday 1941

February 28th:                 Rare Disease Day  (Zebra Pattern)

February 25 - March 3:    National Eating Disorders Awareness Week(NEDA)  (Purple)

American Heart Month  (Red)

Black History Month

International Friendship Month

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month  (Orange)

Children's Dental Health Awareness Month

National Cancer Prevention Month  (Lavender) 



March 1st:                        Employee Appreciation Day

March 2nd:                      Texas Independence Day

March 5th:                        Fat Tuesday

March 17th:                      Saint Patrick’s Day

March 22nd:                     World Water Day

March 24th:                      World TB Day  (Red)

March 26th:                      American Diabetes Alert Day  (Grey)

March 30th:                      National Doctor’s Day

March 11-17:                    Brain Awareness Week  (Grey)

Red Cross Month

Brain Injury Awareness Month  (Grey)

Child Life Month

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month  (Green)

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month  (Blue)

Kidney Cancer Awareness Month  (Orange)

Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month  (Burgundy)

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month  (Orange)

National Nutrition Awareness Month

National Women’s History Month



April 7th:                           World Health Day

April 17th:                         Hemophilia Day  (Red)

April 19th:                         Good Friday

April 21st:                         Easter

April 22nd:                        Earth Day

April 24th:                         Administrative Professionals Day

April 28th:                         Occupational Safety and Health Day

April 7-13:                         National Volunteer Week

April 7-14:                         Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week  (Burgundy)

April 14-20:                       Dispatch Appreciation Week (Thin Gold Line)

Animal Cruelty Prevention Month  (Purple)

Autism Awareness Month (Puzzle/Red-Yellow-Blue)

Child Abuse Prevention Month  (Blue)

Sexual Assault Awareness Month  (Teal)

Blood Disorder Awareness Month (Red)

Donate Life Month  (Green)

National 9-1-1 Education Month (Thin Gold Line)

Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month  (Grey)

Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month  (Lavender)

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month  (Purple)

Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month  (Burgundy) 



May 5th:                           Cinco de Mayo

May 6th:                           National Nurses Day

May 7th:                           National Teachers Day

May 8th:                           World Red Cross Crescent Day

May 8th:                           Receptionist Day

May 12th:                         Mother’s Day

May 15th:                         Peace Officers Memorial Day (Thin Blue Line)

May 18th:                         Armed Forces Day

May 27th:                         Memorial Day

May 31st:                         Necrotizing Fasciitis Day  (Teal-Purple with White Stars)

May 5-11:                         Public Service Week

May 5-11:                         Brain Tumor Action Week  (Grey)

May 6-12:                         Nurses Week

May 6-10:                         Teacher Appreciation Week

May 11-17:                       Armed Forces Week

May 12-18:                       National Police Week  (Thin Blue Line)

May 19-25:                       Emergency Medical Service Week

National Military Appreciation Month

National Arthritis Month  (Blue)

Asthma and Food Allergy Awareness Month  (Teal)

Brain Cancer /Tumor Action Month  (Grey)

Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month  (White)

Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month  (Black)

Lupus Awareness Month  (Purple)

Stroke Awareness Month  (Red)

Bladder Cancer Awareness Month  (Yellow-Blue-Purple)

Mental Health Awareness Month  (Green) 

Tuberous Sclerosis Awareness Month  (Blue)

Celiac Disease Awareness Month  (Green)

National Foster Care Month  (Light Blue)

Necrotizing Fasciitis Month (Teal-Purple with White Stars)



June 2nd:                         National Cancer Survivors Day (Lavender)

June 5th:                          World Environment Day  (Green)

June 14th:                        Flag Day

June 14th:                        United States Army – Happy Birthday 1775

June 14th:                        World Blood Donor Day  (Red)

June 15th:                        Smile Power Day

June 16th:                        Father’s Day

June 10-16:                      National Men’s Health Week

June 13-19:                      National Nursing Assistants Week

National Safety Month

Pride Month

PTSD Awareness Month  (Teal)

Cataract Awareness Month  (White)



July 1st:                            Canada Day

July 4th:                            Independence Day

July 15th:                          Leiomyosarcoma Awareness Day  (Purple)        

July 26th:                          System Administrator Appreciation Day

July 28th:                          World Hepatitis Day  (Red-Yellow)

UV Safety Month  (Black)

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month  (Blue)



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

August 4th:                       National Friendship Day

August 6th:                       National Night Out (Against Crime)  (Red-White-Blue)

August 1-7:                       World Breastfeeding Week

National Immunization Awareness Month  (Teal)

Medic Alert Awareness Month



September 2nd:               Labor Day

September 8th:                Grandparents Day

September 11th:              Patriot Day

September 15th:              Women’s Friendship Day

September 17th:              Constitution Day/Citizenship Day

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

September 20th:              POW/MIA Recognition Day

September 21st:              International Day of Peace

September 21st:              World Alzheimer’s Day  (Purple)

September 29th:              World Heart Day

September 8-14:              Suicide Prevention Week  (Teal-Purple)

September 29-October 1:             Rosh Hashanah

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month  (Gold)

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month  (Teal)

Leukemia Awareness Month  (Orange)

Lymphoma Awareness Month  (Lime Green)

Sickle Cell Awareness Month  (Burgundy)

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month  (Teal)

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month  (Light Blue)

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month  (Pink-Purple-Teal)

National Yoga Awareness Month



October 4th:                      World Smile Day

October 7th:                      Physician Assistant Day

October 9th:                      Emergency Nurse Day

October 13th:                    United States Navy – Happy Birthday 1775

October 14th:                    Columbus Day

October 16th:                    Bosses Day

October 19th:                    Sweetest Day

October 24th:                    S.A.V.E. Day (Stop American Violence Everywhere)

October 26th:                    Make A Difference Day

October 31st:                    Halloween

October 6-12:                    Mental Illness Awareness Week  (Green)

October 7-11:                    Customer Service Week

October 8-9:                      Yom Kippur

October 14-20:                  Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week (Pink-Blue)

October 23-31:                  Red Ribbon Week  (Red)

October 31-November 2:             Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos)

Breast Cancer Awareness Month  (Pink)

Fire Prevention Awareness Month  (Thin Red Line)

Domestic Violence Awareness Month  (Purple)

Down Syndrome Awareness Month  (Blue-Yellow)

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month  (Pink-Blue)

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month  (Pink-Blue)

National Bullying Prevention Month  (Blue)

Liver Cancer Awareness Month  (Green)



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

November 11th:               Veterans Day

November 13th:               World Kindness Day

November 14th:               Great American Smoke Out Day

November 15th:               America Recycles Day

November 21st:               Operating Room Nurse Day

November 28th:               Thanksgiving Day


National Men’s Health Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month  (Purple)

American Diabetes Awareness Month  (Grey)

Epilepsy Awareness Month  (Purple)

Lung Cancer Awareness Month  (White)

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month  (Purple)

Military Family Appreciation Month

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month  (Grey)

Stomach Cancer Awareness Month  (Periwinkle)

Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Month  (Black-White)



December 1st:                  World Aids Day  (Red)

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 22-30:                           Hanukkah

December 26-January 1:               Kwanzaa

MADD  (Red)

Crohn's Disease and Colitis Awareness Month  (Purple)



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