National Health Center Week

The purpose of National Health Center Week is to recognize the accomplishments of these institutions in providing communities with access to primary care and health needs. The importance of community health centers have seen immense growth since its introduction back in 1914, proving to be an integral part of society for low income and uninsured…

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National Eye Exam Month

This August, mark National Eye Exam Month by learning about ways to keep your eyesight clear and healthy. A standard eye exam can detect early indicators of disease or damage to your eyes as we age. Routine eye exams are recommended by ophthalmologists every 2-4 years between the ages of 40 and 65, and every…

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National Disability Independence Day

The Americans with Disability Act (A.D.A.) was signed back in 1990 which introduced a special civil rights law into the books. This particular law meant that no individual with a disability can be treated differently or discriminated against in public accommodation, employment, transportation, and state and local government services.  Every step taken towards equality is…

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National Sarcoma Awareness Month

Sarcoma is a general term that refers to a group of tumors that develop in the soft tissues and bones. This disease has come to be known as the “forgotten cancer” due to the lack of understanding amongst the general public.  This National Sarcoma Awareness Month, let us spread awareness on the serious risk posed…

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National Recreation Therapy Week

Since its inception in 1984, National Therapeutic Recreation Week has been celebrated every year in the second week of July. The primary objective of this commemoration is to increase awareness about the beneficial fundamental role therapeutic recreational activities play in an individual’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being. These activities, which may include adaptive athletics, expressive…

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UV Safety Awareness Month

Our exposure to the sun’s UV radiation will grow as the days get warmer. It is crucial that we shield our skin and eyes from the harm that would undoubtedly result from not taking precautions! Despite the ozone layer’s ability to block dangerous UVC radiation, UVB and UVA rays still manage to slip through. These…

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National Nurses Week

Nurses make a difference. This month we recognize the vast contributions and positive impact of America’s 4 million registered nurses. National Nurses Week honors our nation’s nurse heroes and their contributions to the health and well-being of our communities. Nurses make a difference as trusted advocates who ensure individuals, families, and populations receive quality patient…

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Autism Awareness Month

During Autism Awareness Month we want to focus on what Autism is and understanding the need for acceptance of people with Autism. Autism is a neurological developmental disability with an estimated prevalence of one to two percent of the American and worldwide population. The diversity of the disability means that each person’s individual experience of…

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National Doctor’s Day

National Doctor’s Day is celebrated in honor or all physician, medical professionals and doctors for their dedicated services. This day is to spotlight the achievements and devotion of all medical professionals who work and serve others round the clock to save lives. It’s a day celebrated for acknowledging the services of doctors and their huge…

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National Social Worker Month

The month of March is National Social Work Month. It aims to recognize and celebrate the dedication and empathy social workers across the country deliver, while providing services to children and adults in need. Social workers are advocates, advisors, counselors, and facilitators in schools, clinics, businesses, and government offices. Social work can be emotionally draining,…

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