Blood Donor Month

National Blood Donor Month is celebrated in January in order to highlight how important blood donations are. During this month, the rate of blood donations drops due to vacations and increased seasonal illness which is why it is important to bring attention to this matter. Donating blood equals giving someone the most precious thing –…

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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed annually on December 1. This is a chance for people all over the world to come together in the battle against HIV, to support those who are living with HIV, and to remember those who have passed away from an AIDS-related illness. The first ever worldwide health-related holiday was established…

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National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

For the month of November people around the country come together to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease. Did you know, there are over 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging and the disease gets progressively worse as time goes on. Here are some warning signs someone…

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International Infection Prevention Week

  International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) reminds us that while our industry was turned upside down and continues to be challenged by COVID-19, basic practices to prevent procedure- and surgical site-related infections remain critical to protecting patients and maintaining the reputation of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) as providers of safe, high-quality care. If you work…

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Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to be observant of our loved ones who may have been diagnosed with Breast Cancer.   According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, here are some important facts about breast cancer: This year, an estimated 43,550 women will die from breast cancer in the U.S., and it…

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

Did you know that roughly 1 in 5 American adults suffers from a mental illness? A study of over 90,000 people worldwide found that the stigma of mental illness is one of the top reasons that people don’t receive care. This statistic only keeps growing steadily at an alarming rate.   The severity of this…

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World Heart Day

Today is World Heart Day. The heart is one of the most vital organs in your body that requires care and attention in order to stay healthy. That’s why today, we will celebrate all seniors who are living with a heart condition, working hard to survive through their disease and overcome it so they can…

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National Health Center Week

It’s National Health Center Week! This week we’re raising awareness about the accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades. Healthcare professionals, healthcare offices, health centers, and hospitals are crucial community services. They offer support and hope during our most difficult moments. Join us in honoring our healthcare heroes and their hard work…

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National Disability Independence Day

July 26th is National Disability Independence Day. On this day we recognize the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act passed in 1990. When passed, this act provided individuals with disabilities protection from employment discrimination, better access to services and better communication. Since the passing of the ADA, the act has inspired structural changes in…

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Sarcoma Awareness Month

Sarcoma Awareness Month is observed every year in July. This month, we raise awareness about Sarcoma, or as it’s commonly called, “the forgotten cancer”. Research shows that there are more than 70 types of sarcomas and treatment varies depending on the type, location, and other factors. Although there are multiple risk factors, the actual cause…

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