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OCTOBER 2018 is...  

OCTOBER is Physical Therapy Month 

American Physical Therapy Association 
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1488 
(800) 999-2782 
(703) 684-2782 x3248
(703) 706-3169 Fax

public-relations@apta.org 
www.apta.org/nptm/ Materials available Contact: Public Relations Dept


 

OCTOBER is Bullying Prevention Month

PACER Center, Inc. 
8161 Normandale Blvd.
Bloomington, MN 55437 
(888) 248-0822 (952) 838-0199 Fax 

Bullying411@pacer.org 
www.pacer.org/bullying/nbpm/
Materials available Contact: Bailey Lindgren


OCTOBER IS ALSO: 

  • SIDS Prevention and Infant Loss Awareness Month 
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Chiropractic Health Month
  • Dental Hygiene Month 
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Down Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Medical Libraries Month
  • Pharmacists Month
  • Disability Employment Awareness Month
  • Halloween Safety Month
  • Health Literacy Month
  • Liver Awareness Month
  • Patient Centered Care Month 
  • Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month
  • Eye Injury Preventio & Home Eye Safety Awareness Month
  • "Talk About YOur Medicines" Month
  • International Walk to School Month
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month

Note: Most data is taken fromm welcoa.org  There could be errors in data/typing.  We try to verify & post the most accurate information we can.  When in doubt or question, always verify information for yourself with reputable sites.  

Click here to find out how to get more information: 

 https://healthfinder.gov/NHO/nho.aspx?year=2018#month-10

or https://www.welcoa.org/health-observances/october/

 

AWARENESS WEEKS THIS MONTH:

-October 1-7, 2018                   Mid-Wifery Week, , Fungal Disease Awareness Week, Ntl Primary Care                                                     Week       

-October 7-13, 2018                 Physician Assistants Week, Case Management Week, Emergency Nurses                                                   Week, Fire Prevention Week, Healthcare Food Services Workers Week,                                                     Mental Illness Awareness Week

-October 14-20, 2018               International Infection Prevention Week, Health Education Week                                                      

-October 21-27, 2018              Ntl Helathcare Quality Week

                                            

AWARENESS DAYS THIS MONTH:

October 13, 2018                      Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

October 16, 2018                     World Food Day

October 19, 2018                         World Pediatric Bone & Joint Day

October 22, 2018                     Stuttering Awareness Day               

October 30, 2018                      International Orthopaedic Nurses Day

LOCAL EVENTS:  

Upcoming:  

Look for announcements for support groups to be hosted on site at our clinic by an LCSW!

If you have ideas for support groups or would be interested in attending, contact us on our contact page! (stroke, amputee, caregiver, etc.)

 

Helpful / Interesting Links

https://www.vettix.org/  For Vets  Check out this resource for veterans and their families.  Free tickets to concerts, games and more!  Also on Facebook!

http://cameronsshoes.org/ -local Non-Profit started by a PA to distribute shoes to kids in Cali, Columbia

http://www.mclindonfamilyfoundation.org/   For special needs children to get free custom bikes!  Your PT can refer.

http://www.vetaffairs.la.gov/  For Vets

 http://www.nonvacare.va.gov/   For Vets

https://www.facebook.com/ExcelRehabServices?ref=hl#!/jarforchange?fref=ts  

http://www.jar4change.org/   To help young Joey raise money for the sick babies at Woman's Hospital

http://www.buyveteran.com/  To help you locate local veteran owned businesses

http://www.amputee-coalition.org/  For amputee support

https://www.facebook.com/womenwineandconnections/  -Making connections and supporting the community

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