National Health Observances

July-August 2021

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National health awareness days and months provide great opportunities to learn about important health topics.

Many organizations offer fun and informative events or special resources during these times. We're sharing some of the observances for July and August 2021.


  • Cord Blood Awareness Month
  • Healthy Vision Month 
  • International Group B Strep Throat Awareness Month
  • Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
  • National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month 
  • Sarcoma Awareness Month
  • UV Safety Awareness Month
  • World Hepatitis Day (July 28) 


  • Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
  • Digestive Tract Paralysis Awareness Month
  • Gastroparesis Awareness Month
  • National Breastfeeding Month
  • National Immunization Awareness Month
  • Psoriasis Action Month
  • Summer Sun Safety Month
To see details about these incredibly special causes, you can visit Healthline's Health Awareness Days in 2021.