National Immunization Awareness Month – Learn what immunizations are important for people with or at risk for cardiovascular disease.
Summer Sun Safety Month highlights skin cancer prevention and heat related safety tips
Keep cool to be heart-healthy in extreme heat
Full infographic text - Heat Stroke vs. Stroke Infographic
August Calendar Highlights
8/1-7 - National Farmers Market Week
8/1 - National Minority Donor Awareness Day
8/7 - Sisters' Day | National Friendship Day | American Family Day
8/9 - International Day of the World's Indigenous People – Established by the UN General Assembly to acknowledge contributions of indigenous peoples on world issues and work to help protect the rights of indigenous populations.
8/12 - International Youth Day
8/15 - National Back to School Prep Day | National Relaxation Day
8/17 - National Nonprofit Day
8/18 - National Couple's Day
8/19 - World Humanitarian Day
8/21 - Senior Citizens Day
8/23 - International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition – remembers those who suffered and died in the transatlantic slave trade.
8/26 - Women's Equality Day – commemorates this day in 1920 when the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was certified giving women the right to vote.