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Annual Observances

 Use the following calendar of public health observance days to support your own editorial calendar, health communication initiatives, and disease prevention activities for HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STDs, and TB.

January

Date Event For More Information
January 1-31 Cervical Health Awareness Month National Cervical Cancer Coalition

February

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February 7 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day CDC

March

Date Event For More Information
March 10 National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day CDC
March 20 National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day CDC
March 24 World TB Day CDC

April

Date Event For More Information
Second Week in April National STD Awareness Week CDC
April 10 National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day CDC

May

Date Event For More Information
May 18 HIV Vaccine Awareness Day CDC
May 19 National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day CDC
May 19 National Hepatitis Testing Day CDC

June

Date Event For More Information
June 27 National HIV Testing Day CDC

July

Date Event For More Information
July 28 World Hepatitis Day CDC

September

Date Event For More Information
September 1-30 Gynecologic Awareness Month Foundation for Women’s Cancer
September 1-30 National Recovery Month Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
September 18 National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day CDC
September 27 National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day CDC

October

Date Event For More Information
October 15 National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day CDC

December

Date Event For More Information
December 1 World AIDS Day CDC

Disclaimer: NPIN provides this calendar as a public service only. Inclusion in this calendar does not constitute an endorsement or sponsorship of these organizations or events by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CDC, or NPIN, which have no role in naming national health observances.

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