Offices Closed for Memorial Day: All county offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, for the holiday. This includes parks offices, public works, courts and all other administrative offices. Offices will re-open Tuesday, May 28.
Health Focus is a monthly feature provided by the Collin County Health Care Services department to provide information and resources on various health observances and topics. If you have any questions regarding any of these topics or suggestions for future articles, please contact the Health Care Services department at
firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also view an updated list of National Health Observances that maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Cervical Awareness MonthGlaucoma Awareness MonthNational Birth Defects Prevention MonthNational Folic Acid Awareness WeekNational Radon Action MonthThyroid Awareness Month
AMD / Low Vision Awareness MonthAmerican Heart MonthBurn Awareness WeekChildren of Alcoholics WeekCongenital Heart Defect Awareness WeekGive Kids A Smile DayInternational Prenatal Infection Prevention MonthNational Black HIV / AIDS Awareness DayNational Children’s Dental MonthNational Donor DayNational Wear Red DayNational Wise Health Consumer Month
American Diabetes Alert DayBrain Awareness WeekNational Brain Injury Awareness MonthNational Colorectal Cancer Awareness MonthNational Kidney MonthNational Native American HIV / AIDS Awareness DayNational Nutrition MonthNational Endometriosis Awareness MonthNational Patient Safety Awareness WeekNational Poison Prevention WeekNational Problem Gambling Awareness WeekNational Sleep Awareness WeekNational Women and Girls HIV / AIDS Awareness DayRoot Canal Awareness WeekSave Your Vision MonthNational School Breakfast WeekTrisomy Awareness MonthWorld Kidney DayWorld Tuberculosis DayWorkplace Eye Wellness Month
Alcohol Awareness MonthFoot Health Awareness Month Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness MonthMarch for BabiesNational Autism Awareness MonthNational Alcohol Screening DayNational Cancer Control Month National Donate Life MonthNational Facial Protection MonthNational Infant Immunization WeekNational Minority Health Awareness MonthNational Public Health WeekNational Sarcoidosis Awareness MonthNational Youth Sports Safety MonthOccupational Therapy MonthSexual Assault Awareness Month Day of ActionSports Eye Safety MonthWomen’s Eye Health and Safety MonthWorld Health DayWorld Meningitis Day
American Stroke MonthBetter Hearing and Speech MonthChildren’s Mental Health Awareness WeekClean Air MonthCornelia de Lange Syndrome Awareness DayFibromyalgia Awareness DayFood Allergy Awareness WeekHealthy Vision MonthHepatitis Awareness MonthHIV Vaccine Awareness DayLyme Disease Awareness MonthLupus Awareness MonthMelanoma / Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention MonthMental Health MonthNational Alcohol and Other Drug Related Birth Defects WeekNational Asian and Pacific Islander HIV / AIDS Awareness DayNational Asthma and Allergy Awareness MonthNational Bike MonthNational Celiac Disease Awareness MonthNational Employee Health and Fitness DayNational High Blood Pressure Education MonthNational Mental Health Counseling WeekNational Neurofibromatosis MonthNational Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention MonthNational Physical Education and Sport WeekNational Physical Fitness and Sports MonthNational Senior Health and Fitness DayNational Stuttering Awareness WeekNational Teen Pregnancy Prevention MonthNational Toxic Encephalopathy and Chemical Injury Awareness MonthNational Women’s Health WeekNorth American Occupational Safety and Health WeekOlder Americans MonthRecreational Water Illness Prevention WeekSturge‐Weber Awareness MonthTuberous Sclerosis Awareness MonthUltraviolet Awareness MonthWorld No Tobacco Day
Caribbean American HIV / AIDS Awareness DayEye Safety Awareness WeekFireworks Safety MonthHome Safety MonthLightning Safety WeekNational Aphasia Awareness MonthNational ASK DayNational Cancer Survivors DayNational Headache Awareness WeekNational HIV Testing DayNational Men’s Health WeekNational Scleroderma Awareness MonthNational Scoliosis Awareness MonthSun Safety WeekVision Research Month
International Group B Strep Awareness MonthJuvenile Arthritis Awareness MonthUV Safety Month
Cataract Awareness MonthChildren’s Eye Health and Safety MonthNational Health Center WeekNational Minority Donor Awareness DayNational Immunization Awareness MonthPsoriasis Awareness MonthSpinal Muscular Atrophy
Childhood Cancer Awareness MonthFamily Health & Fitness DayFruit and Veggies – More Matters MonthLeukemia & Lymphoma Awareness MonthNational Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery MonthNational Celiac Disease Awareness DayNational Cholesterol Education MonthNational Farm Safety & Health WeekNational HIV / AIDS and Aging Awareness DayNational Infant Mortality Awareness MonthNational Mesothelioma Awareness DayNational Pediculosis / Head Lice Prevention MonthNational Rehabilitation Awareness CelebrationNational School Backpack Awareness DayNational Sickle Cell MonthNational Suicide Prevention WeekNational Women’s Health & Fitness DayNational Yoga Awareness MonthOvarian Cancer Awareness MonthProstate Cancer Awareness MonthReye’s Syndrome Awareness MonthSports and Home Eye Safety MonthWhole Grains MonthWorld Alzheimer’s DayWorld Heart DayWorld Rabies Day
Bone and Joint Decade National Action WeekDrive Safety Work WeekEye Injury Prevention MonthHalloween Safety MonthHearing Aid Awareness WeekInternational Stuttering Awareness DayLung Health DayMental Illness Awareness WeekMetastatic Breast Cancer Awareness DayNational Breast Cancer Awareness MonthNational Celiac Disease Awareness MonthNational Child Health DayNational Dental Hygiene MonthNational Depression Screening DayNational Disability Employment Awareness MonthNational Domestic Violence Awareness MonthNational Down Syndrome Awareness MonthNational Drug‐Free Work WeekNational Latino AIDS Awareness DayNational Mammography DayNational Medical Librarians MonthNational Physical Therapy MonthNational Sarcoidosis Awareness WeekNational School Lunch WeekNational Spina Bifida Awareness MonthRespiratory Care WeekSudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness MonthTalk About Prescriptions MonthWorld Food DayWorld Mental Health DayWorld Osteoporosis Day
American Diabetes MonthDiabetic Eye Disease MonthGastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness WeekGreat American SmokeoutFoot Health Issues Related to Diabetes Awareness MonthLung Cancer Awareness MonthNational Family Caregivers MonthNational Healthy Skin MonthNational Hospice Palliative Care MonthNational Survivors of Suicide DayPancreatic Cancer Awareness MonthPrematurity Awareness MonthPulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month
National Aplastic Anemia and MDS Awareness WeekNational Handwashing Awareness WeekNational Influenza Vaccination WeekSafe Toys and Gifts MonthWorld AIDS Day
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