Atlantic Coast Health Tips!

National Public Health Week

During the first full week of April each year, the United States observes National Public Health Week as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight important issues that need improvement. Making communities safe and healthy is public health’s top priority. In the midst of the most challenging public health crisis of…

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National Physicians Week

National Physicians Week is honored from March 25th to the 31st to commend the healers dedicated to the art of medicine. As we face the threat of COVID-19, we recognize the sacrifice, dedication, and honor of these healthcare heroes.

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National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month’s mission is invites the public to learn more about making informed food choices, and develop healthy eating habits, as well as physical activity habits. We celebrate National Nutrition Month every March to help The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics achieve it’s vision in which all thrive through the transformative power of food…

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American Heart Month

Heart disease is the number one killer in Americans. About one in three women are diagnosed with heart disease. Every February, we celebrate American Heart Month to raise awareness about cardiovascular health, and educate others on heart disease and stroke prevention. Prevention is not impossible, you can start by increasing your physical activity and choosing…

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Phlebotomists Recognition Week

Phlebotomist recognition week celebrates phlebotomists’ vital role in maintaining patient health and promoting lab efficiency and effectiveness. They don’t just draw blood, they keep patients calm, ensure specimens are of the best quality. We appreciate the perseverance and skill of these important health care workers!

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Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week is observed each year during February 7–14 to promote awareness and education about congenital heart defects. It affects approximately one in 100 births every year in the United States. It is the word’s most common birth defect. Take this week to raise awareness of congenital heart defects.

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National Therapeutic Recreation Month

National Therapeutic Recreation Month highlights the importance of engaging in activities that aid in recover and the healing of people with various disabilities. We honor our recreation therapists and all that they do to help our patients and our residents heal in the most enjoyable way.

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National Healthy Weight Week

In many parts of the United States, January contains short days, and harsh air. Though it may be difficult, keeping active year round is one of the most important ways to reduce one’s risk of cancer and other health issues. National Healthy Weight Week is celebrated on the third week of January and encourages Americans…

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

More than 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer each year. January is a month with a special focus as chapters celebrate Cervical Health Awareness Month and work to spread the word in their communities. Luckily, the disease is preventable with vaccination and appropriate screening.

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Handwashing Awareness Week

Practicing good hand hygiene is a simple yet effective way to prevent infections. Germs can get onto hands if people touch any object that has germs on it. It may be because someone coughed or sneezed on it or it was touched by some other contaminated object. When these germs get onto hands and are…

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