National Healthcare Quality Week

National Healthcare Quality Week (HQW), is observed in October and sponsored by the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). This week is a dedicated time to recognize, celebrate and raise awareness of the positive impact  healthcare quality professionals...

 International Infection Prevention Week

 International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), is observed on the third week of October each year and was established in 1986. This week is sponsored by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and aims to shine a light on infection prevention....

Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month! Let us use this time to raise public awareness about the condition, and advocate for the acceptance and inclusion of people with down syndrome.  

Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day is recognized on October 15th. It is dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding the importance of washing your hands with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases.  

Mental Illness Awareness Week

This week we are honoring Mental Illness Awareness Week, which aims to fight discrimination and provide support to those with mental illnesses.   Mental health conditions are often misunderstood and often not discussed. Take the time this week to start an open...

National Healthcare Foodservice Worker Week

We honor the professionals who help our healthcare employees and patients stay well-nourished and healthy. Healthcare foodservice workers play an important role in the day-to-day operation of our healthcare facility. Thank you to our wonderful team of healthcare...

National Family Day

National Family Day is celebrated on the fourth Monday in September every year since 2001, and was created by the National Center on Addiction as a way to reduce substance abuse and other risky behavior in children and adolescents.   Spending time with your family...