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HEALTH EVENTS - MAY & JUNE

A. HEALTH EVENTS - MAY & JUNE



>From the Consumer Health Information Service Web site http://www.mtrl.toronto.on.ca./centres/chis/event.html. Additional information about toll-free numbers and web-sites have been taken from the National Events list of Reference Canada (see OHPE #45.2)



MAY



Sexual Assault Prevention Month

Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month

Cystic Fibrosis Month (800) 378-2233 http://www.ccfs.ca

Hearing and Deafness Awareness Month: info@chs.ca http://www.chs.ca

Huntington's Disease Awareness Month (800) 998-7398 http://www.hsc-ca.org

Medic Alert Month (800) 668-1507

Multiple Sclerosis "Carnation" Month (800) 268-7582 http://www.mssoc.ca

Speech and Hearing Awareness Month caslpa@caslpa.ca http://www.caslpa.ca

Mental Health Week May 4-10, 1998

Canada Health Day - May 12, 1998

Spinal Health Day - May 1-7, 1998

International Fibromyalgia Day - May 23-25, 1998

National Nursing Week May 11-17, 1998 International Nurses Day - May 12

National Sun Awareness Week May 11-17, 1998 (800) 267-3376

World No Tobacco Day - May 31, 1998 http://www.csih.org

World Red Cross Day - May 8, 1998

May 22-June 19 - SummerActive '98 ParticipACTION Tel. (416) 954-1212

May 31-June 6 - Intergenerational Week UGO Tel (416) 955-9787



JUNE



Better Breathing Month

Senior Citizens Month

National Spinal Bifida & Hydrocephalus Month (800) 565-9488 spinab@mts.net http://www.sbhac.ca

ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Month

Thyroid Month

World Environment Day- June 5, 1998

Canada Environment Week June 1-7, 1998

Canadian Occupational Health & Safety Week June 1-6, 1998)

National Access Awareness Week June 1-7 (888) 808-6229 (Launel Scott)