Event: National Breastfeeding Week (1 - 7)
Description: Research shows that breastfeeding provides many health benefits for you and your baby. The decision to breastfeed is a personal one and learning all you can will help you in your role as a mother. You deserve support no matter how you decide to feed your baby.
Event: National Immunization Awareness
Description: National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance held to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. Communities across the country use this month to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in preventing serious diseases across a lifespan.
Event: National Childhood Obesity Awareness
Description: One in 5 children in the United States are obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news? Childhood obesity can be prevented. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to create opportunities for kids to eat healthier and get more active.