2019 Calendar for Health Awareness!

There are so many health conditions in the world that individuals fight every day that it is important to recognize them in a national or global level to educate others. At Hallux Magazine spreading awareness and showing support of  health awareness months, weekends, and days are important to us. Below are a few dates for the upcoming months:


  • Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
  • National Immunization Awareness Month
  • National Health Center Week (Aug. 4–10)
  • National Wiggle Your Toes Day (Aug. 6)
  • Merton Root’s Birthday, Father of Podiatry Biomechanics (Aug. 13)


  • Blood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
  • National Sickle Cell Month
  • National Yoga Awareness Month
  • Pain Awareness Month
  • World Suicide Prevention Day (Sept. 10)
  • World Sepsis Day (Sept. 13)
  • Falls Prevention Day (Sept. 23)
  • National Women’s Health and Fitness Day (Sept. 25)
  • Family Health and Fitness Day (Sept. 28)
  • World Heart Day (Sept. 29)


  • Healthy Lung Month
  • Home Eye Safety Month
  • National Physical Therapy Month
  • International Podiatry Day #feetmatter (Oct. 8)
  • World Mental Health Day (Oct. 10)
  • Bone and Joint Health National Action Week (Oct. 12–20)
  • World Food Day (Oct. 16)
  • World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day (Oct. 19)
  • National Health Education Week (Oct. 21–25)
  • World Psoriasis Day (Oct. 29)


  • American Diabetes Month
  • Diabetic Eye Disease Month
  • National Healthy Skin Month
  • Great American Smokeout (Nov. 21)
  • National Family Health History Day (Nov. 28)
  • World Antibiotic Awareness Week (TBA)


  • World AIDS Day (Dec. 1)
  • National Handwashing Awareness Week (Dec. 1–7)
  • National Sock Day (Dec. 4)