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Editorial Calendar

American Lung Association Editorial Calendar*
Calendar of Events 2016-2017
Updated: June 2016

June 2016

July 2016

  • Back to School with Asthma
  • Tips for Traveling with COPD and Asthma

August 2016

  • National Immunization Awareness Month
  • Aug. 1: World Lung Cancer Day

September 2016

  • Sept. 20: Get Ready Day
  • Sept. 29: World Heart Day

October 2016

  • Healthy Lung Month
  • Oct. 15: Global Handwashing Day
  • Oct. 17-21: National Health Education Week
  • Oct. 23-29: Respiratory Care Week
  • 2016 Christmas Seals® Campaign

November 2016

  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • COPD Awareness Month
  • National Family Caregivers Month
  • Nov. 11: Veteran's Day
  • Nov. 12: World Pneumonia Day
  • Nov. 19: Great American Smokeout

December 2016

  • Dec. 4-12: National Influenza Vaccination Week
  • Tips to Quit Smoking in the New Year

January 2017

  • National Radon Action Month
  • National Birth Defects Prevention Month

February 2017

  • American Heart Month
  • State of Tobacco Control® Report Release—Annual report card grading states and the federal government on tobacco control legislation and policy initiatives.
  • Feb. 4: World Cancer Day
  • Feb. 14: National Donor Day

March 2017

  • March 24: World Tuberculosis Day

April 2017

  • National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month
  • National Minority Health Month
  • April 3-9: National Public Health Week
  • April 7: World Health Day
  • April 11-17: Minority Cancer Awareness Week
  • World Immunization Week (last week of April)
  • April 22: Earth Day
  • April 24-28: Air Quality Awareness Week
  • State of the Air® Report Release—The American Lung Association's annual report shows what's in our air—by location—and how the air we breathe continues to threaten the lives and health of millions of Americans.

May 2016

  • LUNG FORCE
  • Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
  • National Women's Lung Health Week
  • National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
  • Clean Air Month
  • Older American Month
  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
  • May 2: World Asthma Day
  • May 14: Mother's Day – Freedom From Smoking® Online
  • May 31: World No Tobacco Day

*Dates subject to change

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