Alcohol Awareness Month

Since 1987, a month to help raise awareness among community prevention leaders and citizens about the problem of underage drinking.  Concentrates on community grassroots activities.

National Occupational Therapy Month

Since 1980, a month to recognize the services and accomplishments of occupational therapy practitioners and promote awareness of the benefits of occupational therapy.

Pharmacists’ War on Diabetes

To educate consumers, patients and healthcare professionals about prevention of diabetes, especially focusing on “Know Your Numbers for Diabetes” and screening along with awareness and interest in the diabetes epidemic.

April 2nd

Fort Lauderdale Corporate Run

22nd Anniversary of Florida’s Largest Office Party were companies and their employees run a 5K race to make health a team goal.

April 7th

World Health Day

A United Nations observance commemorating the establishment of the World Health organization in 1948

April 9th – 16th


The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. It commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. It is observed by avoiding leaven and highlighted by the Seder meals that include four cups of wine, eating matza and bitter herbs, and retelling the story of the Exodus.

April 12th

Easter Sunday

Easter is the oldest and most important festival of the Western Christian year, celebrating Jesus Christ’s resurrection (rising from the grave) following his crucifixion on Good Friday.  Easter is the culmination of Holy Week (but not part of it), and the first day of Eastertide. Easter marks the end of the 40 days of Lent.

April 15th – 22nd

National Volunteer Week

The official time to recognize and celebrate the efforts of volunteers at the local, state and national levels.  It began in 1974 when President Richard Nixon signed an executive order establishing the wee as an annual celebration of volunteering.

April 22nd

Administrative Professionals Day

A day to show appreciation to all administrative professionals.

Earth Day

First observed in 1970 with the message “New Energy for a New Era” and attention to accelerating the transition to renewable energy worldwide.

April 23rd

Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

A national public education campaign in which children aged 8-18 go to work with adult hosts, parents, grandparents, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends.  More than 36 million youths and adults participate at more than 3 million workplaces across the country.

April 26th – May 3rd

National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities.

In 2019, we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of NIIW.  Since 1994, hundreds of communities across the United States have joined to celebrate the critical role vaccination plays in protecting our children, communities, and public health