health obsevances

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health obsevances
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Health observances are days, weeks, or months devoted to promoting particular health concerns.

This calendar lists selected health observances for 2006 in three ways: the calendar shows days and weeks, and both the text listings and the “At a Glance” sheet show monthly health observances as well.

Health professionals, teachers, community groups, and others can use these special times to sponsor health promotion events, stimulate awareness of health risks, or focus on disease prevention. Materials available from sponsoring organizations range from a single flyer to packets of promotional materials.

Information appearing in this document does not represent an endorsement by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which

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