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Editorial Calendar

American Lung Association Editorial Calendar*
Calendar of Events 2018-2019
Updated: November 2018

November 2018

  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • COPD Awareness Month
  • National Family Caregivers Month
  • Nov. 11: Veterans Day
  • Nov. 12: World Pneumonia Day
  • Nov. 15: Great American Smokeout

December 2018

  • Dec. 2-8: National Influenza Vaccination Week
  • Tips to Quit Smoking in the New Year

January 2019

  • National Radon Action Month
  • National Birth Defects Prevention Month
  • Jan. 30: 2019 “State of Tobacco Control®” Report Release—Annual report card grading states and the federal government on tobacco control legislation and policy initiatives.

February 2019

  • American Heart Month
  • Feb. 4: World Cancer Day
  • Feb. 14: National Donor Day

March 2019

  • March 24: World Tuberculosis Day

April 2019

  • National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month
  • National Minority Health Month
  • April 1-7: National Public Health Week
  • April 7: World Health Day
  • April 10: LUNG FORCE Advocacy Day
  • April 18-24: National Minority Cancer Awareness Week
  • World Immunization Week (last week of April)
  • April 22: Earth Day
  • April 29-May 3: Air Quality Awareness Week
  • April 24: 2019 “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 2019

  • Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
  • May 12-18: 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 7: World Asthma Day
  • May 12: Mother's Day – Freedom From Smoking® Online
  • May 31: World No Tobacco Day

June 2019

July 2019

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

August 2019

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

September 2019

  • Sept. 17: Get Ready Day
  • Sept. 29: World Heart Day

October 2019

  • Healthy Lung Month
  • Oct. 15: Global Handwashing Day
  • Oct. 21-25: National Health Education Week
  • Oct. 20-26: Respiratory Care Week
  • 2019 Christmas Seals® Campaign

*Dates subject to change

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