What’s up in July: summer health events



blank_calendarWould you believe it that it’s now July and school vaction is about to start?

Well, here are some health events for you to check out and join!

 

Month long observances

 

Hemochromatosis Awareness Month
Iron Disorders Institute
info@irondisorders.org
www.irondisorders.org

International Group B Strep Awareness Month
Group B Strep International
info@gbs-intl.org
www.groupbstrepinternational.org

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
Arthritis Foundation
help@arthritis.org
www.arthritis.org

UV Safety Month
American Academy of Ophthalmology
eyemd@aao.org
www.aao.org/eyemd

Sickle Cell Disorders Awareness Month UK
Sickle Cell Society
www.sicklecellsociety.org/

Bioterrorism/Disaster Education and Awareness Month

Social Wellness Month
www.wordsofwellness.com/Social_Wellness.htm

 

Week-long observances

 

6 to 12 July
Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Week (
UK)
Alzheimer’s Society
www.alzheimers.org.uk

18 to 25 July
Restless Leg Syndrome Education and Awareness Week
Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation (RLS)
www.rls.org

20 to 24 July
National Youth Sports Week
National Recreation and Park Association
dvaira@nrpa.org
www.nrpa.org

27 July to August 2
Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Week
Greenwood Genetic Center
gail@ggc.org
www.22q13.org

 

One-day observance

July 1 is Special Recreation for the Disabled Day

 

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