National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15—Oct.15) is for celebrating the many positive contributions of Hispanic Americans. It's also a critical reminder that Hispanic adults are disproportionately affected by heart disease and stroke.
We are dedicated to ensuring equitable health in all communities.
Our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. For all, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin, and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring that our workforce, workplace and mission have a shared impact across America's diverse populations.
World Mental Health Day is October 10th
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices.
World Hypertension Day is October 17th
High blood pressure (also referred to as HBP, or hypertension) is when your blood pressure, the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high.
Stroke Warning Signs
Recognize the warning signs and call 9-1-1 immediately. This can make the difference between a strong recovery and disability or even death.
Whole body wellness can help you feel stronger, healthier and mentally sharp – and it can also reduce your stroke risk.
By learning the F.A.S.T. warning signs, you just might save a life from stroke.
Hear Jessica's incredible story about surviving a stroke. Every second counts.
October is Lung Health Month
Important dates in October
9/15 - 10/15 - Hispanic Heritage Month
10/10 - World Mental Health Day
10/15 - Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
10/17 - World Hypertension Day
10/19 – 10/23 - National Health Education Week
10/22/2020 3 :00PM – 5:00PM CT: ‘Ask Me Anything’ about CPR, live event on the r/IAmA subreddit featuring experts in adult and pediatric CPR
10/29 - World Stroke Day
10/31 - Halloween (Check out this Healthy For Good article on rethinking Halloween during COVID-19.)