October Health Observances

October Month-Long Health Observances

Eye Injury Prevention Month

Home Eye Safety Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

National Medical Librarians Month

National Physical Therapy Month

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month

October Week-Long Health Observances

October 2 – October 8  Mental Illness Awareness Week

October 3 – October 7  Drive Safely Work Week

October 12 – October 20  Bone and Joint Decade National Action Week

October 23 – October 31  Red Ribbon Week

October Single-Day Observances

October 3  Child Health Day

October 5  Walk to School Day

October 10  World Mental Health Day

October 15  National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

October 16  World Food Day

October 22  International Stuttering Awareness Day

October 31 – November 5  National Drug Facts Week

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