2015 Dates to Remember

Apicha Community Health Center Nov 25, 2015  

2015 dates to remember

 

Throughout the year, Apicha Community Health Center supports various campaigns that raise awareness for health, LGBT, and general wellness.

While national awareness days, weeks, and months engage the public in important health information, the official dates are not as important as the purpose and content of the actual health issues.

You can find some important awareness 2015 dates to remember in the below outline. Stay tuned via our website and subscribe to the blog for updated information.

January

Cervical Health Awareness Month
National Blood Donor Month
1 – 2015 Enrollment coverage begins

February

American Heart Month
Black History Month
4 – National Gay Straight-Alliance Day
9-15 – Random Acts of Kindness Week
15 – 2015 Open Enrollment ends
19 – Lunar New Year


Don't wait for a health holiday to get a check-up! Request an appointment


March

Gender Equality Month
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
8 – International Women’s Day
21– Anal Cancer Awareness Day & International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

April

Community Service Month
7 – World Health Day
12-18 – National Volunteer Week
17 – Day of Silence (anti-LGBT bullying and harassment awareness)

May

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
National Mental Health Month
8 – World Red Cross Day
20 – Apicha Community Health Center’s 25th Anniversary Benefit
RSVP here.

June

LGBT Pride Month
15-21– Men's Health Week
28 – NYC Pride March

July

16 – ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Day
28 – World Hepatitis Day

August

National Immunization Awareness Month
9 – International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

September

National Recovery Month (Mental Health and Substance Use awareness)
National Yoga Awareness Month
29 – World Heart Day
15– October 15 – National Hispanic Heritage Mont

October

LGBT History Month
National Bullying Prevention Month
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
11 – National Coming Out Day
4-10 – Mental Illness Awareness Week
23–31 – Red Ribbon Week (alcohol, tobacco, drug and violence prevention awareness)

November

American Indian Heritage Month
American Diabetes Month
Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
9–15 Mental Health Wellness Week
16 – International Day of Tolerance
20 – Transgender Day of Remembrance

December

Safe Toys and Gifts Month
First week of month: National Influenza Vaccination Week
1 – World AIDS Day
* Stay updated on Apicha CHC’s involvement in WAD via the calendar here.
10 – Human Rights Day

We are looking forward to another exciting year at Apicha Community Health Center. Make sure to mark these 2015 dates to remember in your calendar, and stay updated on added events via our online calendar here.

Apicha Community Health Center | LGBT Health Center in NYC


Ready to take action about your health?
 request an appointment

Subscribe For Updates

Early Signs of HIV

Early Signs of HIV

Early HIV is the beginning stage of HIV disease, right after HIV infection occurs. If you were not...
Substance Abuse 101: Cocaine

Substance Abuse 101: Cocaine

Cocaine is another commonly abused substance. It has a number of negative health effects and is...
Substance Abuse 101: Alcohol

Substance Abuse 101: Alcohol

Alcohol is one of the most popular, easily accessible, and dangerous substance people can abuse....
How to Celebrate Pride Sober

How to Celebrate Pride Sober

Pride Month is all about being proud of who you are and celebrating yourself. For the LGBTQ+...
Transgender Sexual Health Guide: Safer Sex

Transgender Sexual Health Guide: Safer Sex

When it comes to sex, there’s a serious lack of resources available to transgender people that...
Project Connect Presents: Queer Self Defense Workshop

Project Connect Presents: Queer Self Defense Workshop

No matter who you are or where you are, knowing how to protect yourself can be a lifesaving skill.
Changes to New York State Medicaid & Public Charge FAQ

Changes to New York State Medicaid & Public Charge FAQ

The federal government has issued changes to "public charge," which will become effective October...
Mental Health Disparities Within Minority Communities

Mental Health Disparities Within Minority Communities

Taking care of your mental health is important for everyone. However, for minorities, it is...
Apicha CEO Honored as a Crain's 2019 Notable Women in Health Care

Apicha CEO Honored as a Crain's 2019 Notable Women in Health Care

Apicha CHC is proud to announce that its CEO Therese Rodriguez has been recognized as one of...
Apicha CHC Showcases HIV Services During HRSA Visit

Apicha CHC Showcases HIV Services During HRSA Visit

This week, the Human Resources and Services Administration visited Apicha CHC to tour our...