National Health Center Week

It’s National Health Center Week! This week we’re raising awareness about the accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades. Healthcare professionals, healthcare offices, health centers, and hospitals are crucial community services. They offer...

National Disability Independence Day

July 26th is National Disability Independence Day. On this day we recognize the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act passed in 1990. When passed, this act provided individuals with disabilities protection from employment discrimination, better access to...

Sarcoma Awareness Month

Sarcoma Awareness Month is observed every year in July. This month, we raise awareness about Sarcoma, or as it’s commonly called, “the forgotten cancer”. Research shows that there are more than 70 types of sarcomas and treatment varies depending on the type, location,...

National Therapeutic Recreation Week

Join us in celebrating National Therapeutic Recreation Week! This week we’re bringing awareness to therapeutic recreation programs and services that can help improve the health and well-being of individuals with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities. Anyone at...

UV Safety Month

July is UV Safety Month! This month we’re bringing awareness to the harmful effects of overexposure to UV rays from the sun. In the U.S. UV rays are at their highest intensity during the hours of 10 am and 4 pm. Overexposure from UV rays can cause serious injuries to...

Summer Safety Month

June is Summer Safety Month! We wanted to take this opportunity to raise awareness of the dangers of heat-related illnesses that could occur if precautionary steps are not followed. We advise everyone to stay hydrated and follow simple heat protection steps so that...

National Nursing Assistant Week

Nursing Assistants play an essential role in the lives of the people in their care. They have several responsibilities including assisting patients and residents with direct care needs. According to the United States Census, Nursing Assistants provide between 80-90%...

National Migraine & Headache Month

National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month is observed in June to recognize those in the headache and migraine communities who work to recognize headache disorder as a neurobiological disease.  Migraines impact forty million Americans, and one billion people...

Community Health Improvement Week

Community Health Improvement Week is recognized during the first full week of June to honor those working to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities while advancing health equity.  These healthcare heroes should are recognized for the numerous...

National Blood Pressure Month

May is High Blood Pressure Education Month, providing an important opportunity to focus on hypertension control and stroke prevention. According to the CDC, nearly half of all adult Americans have high blood pressure, and of those 75% do not have it controlled. While...