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Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 29 @ 5:00 pm

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Low Vision Awareness Month Age-Related Macular Degeneration / Low Vision Awareness Month is sponsored by Prevent Blindness America. ARMD is a disorder of the macula. The macula is the part of your retina where your central and color vision comes from. Links: https://everharteyes.com/february.htm https://www.preventblindness.org/ https://www.friendsforsight.org/about-us/eye-health-awareness/item/115-age-related-macular-degeneration IAB Health Productions Wellness Blog: … Continued

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Children’s Dental Health Awareness Month

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 29 @ 5:00 pm

Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. NCDHM messages and materials have reached millions of people in communities across the country Links: https://www.ada.org/ https://www.ada.org/en/public-programs/national-childrens-dental-health-month

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Heart Month (American)

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 29 @ 5:00 pm

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to … Continued

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Kids ENT Health Month

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 29 @ 5:00 pm

February is Kids ENT Health Month. National health statistics reveal that pediatric ear, nose, and throat disorders remain among the primary reasons children visit a physician, with ear infections ranking as the number one reason for an appointment. From earaches to choking hazards, kids can suffer from a variety of ailments that require prompt diagnosis … Continued

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Recreational Therapy Month

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 29 @ 5:00 pm

Did you know that February is International Recreational Therapy Month? If you’ve never heard of recreational therapy, you’re not alone. According to the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification, recreational therapy is:  “Also known as therapeutic recreation, a systematic process that utilizes recreation and other activity-based interventions to address the assessed needs of individuals with … Continued

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Burn Awareness Week

February 2 @ 8:00 am - February 8 @ 5:00 pm

Observed: February 02, 2020 - February 08 Burn Awareness Week, observed the first full week in February, is a window of opportunity for organizations to mobilize burn, fire and life safety educators to unite in sharing a common burn awareness and prevention message in our communities. Links: Burn Awareness Week Materials FEMA National Fire Protection … Continued

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Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

February 7 @ 8:00 am - February 11 @ 5:00 pm

Observed: February 07, 2020 - February 11 Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week is observed each year during February 7–14 to promote awareness and education about congenital heart defects (CHDs). CHDs affect approximately one in 100 births every year in the United States and are the most common type of birth defect (1,2). Heart defects are … Continued

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National Wear Red Day

February 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Observed: February 07, 2020 The first Friday of February has been designated as National Wear Red Day ® in the United States. On this day, men and women are encouraged to wear red as a symbol of their support of women’s heart health. Encourage everyone to wear red as a way to bring attention to … Continued

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