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...