March Health Month Obeservance

March 1 – 31

National Cheerleader Safety Month

USA Cheer
6745 Lenox Center Court
Suite 300
Memphis, TN 38115
(888) 899-8964
klew@usacheer.net
www.cheersafe.org/about/national-cheerleading-safety-month
Materials available
Contact: Karen Lew
March 1 – 31
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Prevent Cancer Foundation
1600 Duke Street, Suite 500
Alexandria, VA 22314
(800) 227-2732
(703) 836-4412
(703) 836-4413 Fax
pcf@preventcancer.org
www.preventcancer.org
Materials available
Contact: Jeanne Ellinport
March 1 – 31
National Endometriosis Awareness Month
Endometriosis Association
8585 North 76th Place
Milwaukee, WI 53223
(414) 355-2200
(414) 355-6065 Fax
cathy@ EndometriosisAssn.org
www.endometriosisassn.org
Materials available
Contact: Carol Drury
March 1 – 31
National Kidney Month
National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016
(800) 622-9010
(855) NKF-CARES (653-2273)
(212) 689-9261 Fax
nkfcares@kidney.org
www.kidney.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated
March 1 – 31
National Nutrition Month ®
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
nnm@eatright.org
www.nationalnutritionmonth.org/nnm/
Materials available
Contact: Knowledge Center
March 1 – 31

Problem Gambling Awareness Month

National Council on Problem Gambling
730 11th Street NW, Suite 601
Washington, DC 20001
(800) 522-4700
(202) 547-9204
(202) 547-9206 Fax
keithw@ncpgambling.org
www.npgaw.org
Materials available
Contact: Keith Whyte
March 1 – 31

Save Your Vision Month

American Optometric Association
243 North Lindbergh Boulevard, First Floor
St. Louis, MO 63141-7881
(800) 365-2219 Ext. 4200
(314) 983-4200
(314) 991-4101 Fax
foundation@aoa.org
www.aoa.org
Materials available
Contact: Susan Thomas
March 1 – 31

Trisomy Awareness Month

Support Organization for Trisomy 18, 13 & Related Disorders
2982 South Union Street
Rochester, NY 14624-1926
(800) 716-SOFT -7638
(585) 594-4621
(585) 594-1957 Fax
barbsoft@rochester.rr.com
www.trisomy.org
Materials available
Contact: Barb Vanherreweghe
March 1 – 31

Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Prevent Blindness
211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
(800) 331-2020
(312) 363-6001
(312) 363-6052 Fax
info@preventblindness.org
www.preventblindness.org
Materials available
Contact: PBA Vision Health Resource Center
March 6 – 13
National Sleep Awareness Week ®
National Sleep Foundation
1010 North Glebe Road, Suite 420
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 243-1697
nsf@sleepfoundation.org
www.sleepfoundation.org
Materials available
Contact: Scott Ravin
March 7 – 11
National School Breakfast Week
School Nutrition Association
120 Waterfront Street, Suite 300
National Harbor, MD 20745
(301) 686-3100
(301) 686-3115 Fax
media@schoolnutrition.org
www.schoolnutrition.org/nsbw
Materials available
Contact: Diane Pratt-Heavner
March 10
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Office on Women’s Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 712 E
Washington, DC 20201
(202) 690-7650
(202) 401-4005 Fax
womenshealth@hhs.gov
www.womenshealth.gov/nwghaad
Materials available
Contact: None designated
March 10
World Kidney Day
International Society of Nephrology
340 North Avenue, 3rd Floor
Cranford, NJ 07016-2496
(567) 248-9703
(908) 272-7101 Fax
agnese@worldkidneyday.org
www.worldkidneyday.org
Materials available
Contact: Agnese Ruggiero
March 13 – 19
Patient Safety Awareness Week
National Patient Safety Foundation
268 Summer Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 391-9900
(617) 391-9999 Fax
info@npsf.org
www.npsf.org/?page=awarenessweek
Materials available
Contact: Sara Reardon
March 14 – 20
Brain Awareness Week
Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives
505 Fifth Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10017
(212) 401-1689
(212) 513-7623 Fax
bawinfo@dana.org
www.dana.org/brainweek
Materials available
Contact: Kathleen Roina
March 15 – 21
National Poison Prevention Week
American Association of Poison Control Centers
515 King Street, Suite 510
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 894-1858
outreach@aapcc.org
www.poisonprevention.org/
Materials available
Contact: Krista Osterthaler
March 20
National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
1031 33rd Street, Suite 270
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 382-2244
(720) 382-2248 Fax
www.nnhaad.org/
Materials available
Contact: None designated
March 22
American Diabetes Alert Day
American Diabetes Association
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
(800) DIABETES (342-2383)
(703) 549-6995 Fax
askada@diabetes.org
www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/programs/alert-day
Materials available
Contact: None designated
March 24
World Tuberculosis Day
Stop TB Partnership (Secretariat)
World Health Organization
HTM/STB/TBP
20, avenue Appia
CH-1211 Geneva 27
SWITZERLAND
+(41) 22 791 21 11
+(41) 22 791 31 11 Fax
mediainquiries@who.int
www.stoptb.org/events/world_tb_day
Materials available
Contact: None designated
March 27 – April 2
Tsunami Preparedness Week
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service
Analyze, Forecast and Support Office
1325 East West Highway, Station 168
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 427-9380
rocky.lopes@noaa.gov
nws.weather.gov/nthmp/tpw/tsunami-preparedness-week.html
Materials available
Contact: Rocky Lopes
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