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.
Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15th – October 15th!
We are 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. More than 48% of Hispanic men and 32% of women have some kind of cardiovascular disease.
World Stroke Day is October 29th!
Did you know that stroke – the No. 5 most common cause of death worldwide – is preventable, treatable and beatable?Learn more about prevention, symptoms, recovery, support and more.
Not all strokes are alike, learn about the different types of stroke.
Learn more about how stroke affects the brain.
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.
Important dates for October
9/15 - 10/15 - Hispanic Heritage Month
10/10 - World Mental Health Day
10/15 - Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
10/25 - Lung Health Day
10/21 – 10/25 - National Health Education Week
10/29 - World Stroke Day
10/31 - Halloween