Health Awareness Holidays

Shine a light on the importance of wellness, self-care, and medical breakthroughs that improve our lives. These health-focused celebrations raise awareness, promote education, and support those affected by various health conditions, fostering a sense of community and hope.

Top Health Awareness Holidays:

National Nurses Day

May 6th

National Nurses Day, May 6, 2024: Honoring the compassionate work of nurses worldwide, recognizing their vital role in healthcare and expressing gratitude through appreciation events and personal gestures. more >>

International Nurses Day

May 12th

International Nurses Day, May 12, 2024 - Honoring the tireless efforts of nurses worldwide, providing quality healthcare, comfort, and compassion to patients and families. more >>

United Nations' World Health Day

April 7th

United Nations' World Health Day, 4/7/2024 - Empower your health, recognize healthcare heroes, and join the global effort to improve healthcare systems and services. more >>

World Cancer Day

February 4th

Join the global fight against cancer on World Cancer Day, February 4, 2024, and discover how you can make a difference in the lives of those affected. more >>

World Autism Awareness Day

April 2nd

World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2024: Raise awareness about autism, promoting understanding, acceptance, and inclusion for individuals with ASD. more >>

World Down Syndrome Day

March 21st

World Down Syndrome Day, 3/21/2024: Celebrate diversity, promote inclusion, and challenge stereotypes for individuals with Down syndrome. more >>

World AIDS Day

December 1st

World AIDS Day, December 1, 2024: Remembering lives lost, supporting those living with HIV, and advocating for access to treatment and care. more >>

World Blood Donor Day

June 14th

World Blood Donor Day, June 14, 2024: Honoring the selfless act of blood donation and promoting a steady supply of safe blood for medical treatments. more >>

World Health Day

April 7th

World Health Day, April 7, 2025: Raise awareness, promote healthy living, and recognize healthcare professionals' efforts to create a healthier world. more >>

World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10th

World Suicide Prevention Day, 9/10/2024: Join the global movement to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and promote action to prevent suicide. more >>

World Alzheimer's Day

September 21st

World Alzheimer's Day, 9/21/2025: Join the global effort to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and promote education about Alzheimer's disease, a degenerative brain disorder affecting millions worldwide. more >>

National Have a Heart Day

February 14th

National Have a Heart Day, 2/14/2025: Inspire kindness, compassion, and empathy by performing random acts of kindness and volunteering. more >>

World Polio Day

October 24th

World Polio Day (10/24/2024) - Join the global fight against polio, a debilitating disease, and learn about the progress made and challenges ahead. more >>

World Heart Day

September 29th

World Heart Day, 9/29/2024: Learn how to reduce heart disease risk through healthy habits, honor heart health heroes, and take control of your well-being. more >>

World First Aid Day

September 13th

Mark World First Aid Day on September 13, 2025, and learn how to provide essential care in emergency situations. more >>

National Cancer Survivors Day

June 2nd

National Cancer Survivors Day, June 2, 2024: Honoring courage & resilience of cancer survivors, caregivers & healthcare professionals. more >>

International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31st

International Overdose Awareness Day, 8/31/2024: Honoring lives lost to overdose, raising awareness about addiction, and promoting education, prevention, and treatment. more >>

Stand up to Cancer Day

September 13th

Stand up to Cancer Day (9/13/2024) - Join the global fight against cancer, raising awareness and funds for research, honoring loved ones, and supporting those affected. more >>

Doctors' Day

March 30th

Doctors' Day on 3/30/2024 honors medical professionals' dedication, hard work, and selflessness, a heartwarming tribute to their vital role in healthcare. more >>

National Caregivers Day

September 15th

National Caregivers Day (9/15/2024) honors selfless caregivers who dedicate themselves to supporting loved ones, friends, and family members in need, highlighting the importance of caregiving and emotional support. more >>

National School Nurse Day

May 12th

National School Nurse Day, May 12, 2027: Honoring dedicated professionals who keep children healthy and safe in schools. more >>

National Wear Red Day

February 2nd

National Wear Red Day, 2/2/2024: Wear red to raise awareness about heart disease in women, a misunderstood threat to their health. more >>

World Diabetes Day

November 14th

World Diabetes Day, November 14, 2024: Join the global awareness campaign to educate, advocate, and take action against diabetes. more >>

Breast Health Day

October 15th

Breast Health Day (10/15/2024) raises awareness about breast health, early detection, and prevention of breast cancer, promoting education, screenings, and empowerment. more >>

World Tuberculosis Day

March 24th

World Tuberculosis Day, March 24, 2024: Learn about the devastating impact of TB, its causes, symptoms, and treatment options, and how to prevent and combat this ancient yet deadly disease. more >>

World No Tobacco Day

May 31st

World No Tobacco Day, May 31st, 2024: Learn the devastating impact of tobacco on health and discover ways to quit for a healthier life. more >>

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day

October 15th

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day, October 15, 2024: A day of remembrance, reflection, and connection for families affected by pregnancy and infant loss. more >>

World Lupus Day

May 10th

World Lupus Day, May 10, 2025: Learn about the chronic autoimmune disease, its symptoms, and the importance of early diagnosis, as lupus warriors, families, and healthcare professionals unite to raise awareness and promote research. more >>

World Pharmacist Day

September 25th

World Pharmacist Day, September 25, 2025: Honoring pharmacists' dedication to patient care and community health. more >>

International No Diet Day

May 6th

International No Diet Day, 5/6/2025. Ditch dieting habits and focus on nourishing your body with wholesome foods, promoting body positivity, self-acceptance, and a healthy relationship with food. more >>

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

May 15th

Global Accessibility Awareness Day, May 15, 2025: Learn about the importance of inclusive technology and digital products, and discover how you can make a difference in creating a more accessible digital world. more >>

World Family Doctor Day

May 19th

World Family Doctor Day, 5/19/2025: Honor the dedication of family doctors who provide primary healthcare and promote health, preventing illnesses and improving well-being. more >>

National Physician Assistant Day

October 6th

National Physician Assistant Day, October 6, 2024: Honoring the dedication and compassion of physician assistants in the healthcare system. more >>

National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day

June 27th

National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day, 6/27/2024. Learn about the often-invisible struggles of PTSD, reduce stigma, and promote education and understanding. more >>

National Depression Screening Day

October 10th

National Depression Screening Day (10/10/2024) - Learn about the importance of mental health and get free, anonymous screenings for depression and related mood disorders. more >>

Great American Smokeout

November 21st

Join the Great American Smokeout on 11/21/2024 and take a crucial step towards a smoke-free life. more >>

Wear Purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Day

October 24th

Wear Purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Day, 10/24/2024: Show support for survivors and raise awareness about the devastating effects of domestic abuse. more >>

Autism Sunday

February 9th

Autism Sunday, 2/9/2025: Learn about the unique strengths and contributions of people with autism, and how you can promote acceptance and inclusion. more >>

World Veterinary Day

April 26th

World Veterinary Day, April 26, 2025: Honoring the vital work of veterinarians in protecting public health, preventing animal suffering, and promoting welfare. more >>

National HIV Testing Day

June 27th

National HIV Testing Day, June 27, 2024. Raise awareness about HIV testing, early diagnosis, and available resources to reduce stigma and prevent new infections. more >>

World MS Day

May 30th

World MS Day, May 30, 2025: Join the global movement to raise awareness, promote education, and support those affected by multiple sclerosis. more >>

National Gun Violence Awareness Day

June 7th

National Gun Violence Awareness Day, June 7, 2024: Honoring lives lost, supporting survivors, and advocating for stricter gun control laws to prevent further tragedies. more >>

National Organ Donor Day

February 14th

National Organ Donor Day, 2/14/2025: Learn about the importance of organ donation, debunk myths, and discover how you can give the gift of life. more >>

National Stress Awareness Day

April 16th

National Stress Awareness Day, 4/16/2025: Learn how to manage stress, reduce anxiety, and promote overall well-being through relaxation techniques and self-care. more >>

World Physical Therapy Day

September 8th

World Physical Therapy Day, September 8, 2024: Honoring the dedication of physical therapists and the life-changing impact of their work. more >>

Family Health and Fitness Day USA

September 28th

Family Health and Fitness Day USA, 9/28/2024: Promote healthy habits, quality time, and lasting memories with loved ones through outdoor activities and educational workshops. more >>

Chicken Soup for the Soul Day

November 12th

"Join the heartwarming celebration of Chicken Soup for the Soul Day on 11/12/2024, where stories, kindness, and warmth come together to foster community and connection." more >>

National Eat Your Vegetables Day

June 17th

National Eat Your Vegetables Day, 6/17/2024: Discover the power of veggies in promoting healthy eating habits and developing a lifelong appreciation for their nutritional benefits. more >>