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National Hand Washing Awareness Week

National Handwashing Awareness Week takes place this year from December 1st-December 7th. Why is handwashing so important? It is as important as it has ever been. Washing your hands regularly

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American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month. This year’s campaign focus is on prediabetes and preventing diabetes. Prediabetes is a serious condition where your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month begins October 1st and there has been much progress made since the 30+ years this was launched in 1987. The tireless efforts have been made to

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

According to the CDC, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women overall and the leading cause of cancer death among Hispanic women. Approximately 42,000 women

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National Healthy Aging Month

September is National Healthy Aging Month, the purpose of this awareness is to broadly promote wats that people can stay healthy as they age. Older adults are at higher risk

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Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month. The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority wants you to know that it is okay to talk about suicide, it is important. According to National Alliance on Mental

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National Health Center Week

National Health Center Week takes place this year through August 8th -14th. It is an annual celebration to raise awareness highlighting the hard work that our community health centers do

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Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Breastfeeding Awareness Month is an effort to bring about awareness of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is the best source of nutrition for most infants. It can also reduce the risk for certain

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National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month is the annual observance held in August to highlight the importance of getting vaccinated for people of all ages. The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority encourages you to

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