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June Healthcare Recognition Days - 2017
Month-long Observances

Men’s Health Month
Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country with screenings, health fairs, media appearances and other health education and outreach activities. Its purpose is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.

Men’s Health Networkhttp://www.menshealthmonth.org

National Fireworks Safety Month (June 1 – July 4)
National Fireworks Safety Month intends to alert parents and children to the dangers of playing with fireworks.

Prevent Blindness Americahttp://www.preventblindness.org

National Migraine Awareness Month
National Migraine Awareness Month seeks to build awareness of migraines. It also seeks to educate people about headache causes, impact and help.

American Headache Societyhttp://www.achenet.org

Week-long Observances

June 12-18 National Men’s Health Week
The week is designed to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.

Men’s Health Network – http://www.menshealthmonth.org

June -TBA- Sun Safety Week
Sun Safety Week promotes sun safety and skin cancer prevention in the U.S.

Sun Safety Alliancehttp://www.sunsafetyalliance.org/bare_facts.htm

June -TBA- National Nursing Assistants Week
National Nursing Assistants Week recognizes the unique contributions of nursing assistants and other direct-care workers who provide daily care in nursing homes, home care and other long-term care settings.

National Network of Career Nursing Assistants – http://www.cna-network.org

June -TBA- National Healthcare Risk Management Week
This week is dedicated to recognizing and raising the visibility of the critical role that risk managers play in healthcare. The event instills occupational pride and raises awareness of the issues of risk management.

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management – http://www.ashrm.org

Recognition Days

June 5 National Healthcare Recruiters Recognition Day
National Healthcare Recruiters Recognition day falls on the first Tuesday in June. It’s a great opportunity to promote the profession and the contribution healthcare recruiters make to their organizations each and every day.

National Association for Health Care Recruitmenthttp://www.nahcr.com