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    • Florida Department of Health in Manatee County offers HIV classes on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  Please call 941-748-0747 ext 1432 for more information. All classes need to be pre-registered.
    • We also offer OraQuick rapid HIV test free of charge. It is only a 20-minute wait for test result. Please call 941-748-0747 ext. 1432 for additional information and location of the testing.
    • Our WIC department offers Breastfeeding class, Diabetic counseling and Gestational Diabetic counseling for pregnant women free of charge. Please call 941-748-0747 ext. 1363 for more information and registration. WIC also offers Private Nutrition counseling for people who do not qualify for the WIC program with a minimal charge.

    Florida Department of Health in Manatee County promotes a healthy living to all Floridians and visitors:


    Health Awareness Calendar

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    January February March
  • National Blood Donor Month
  • Cervical Cancer Screening Month
  • National Birth Defects Prevention Month
  • National Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • Feb 1: National Wear Red Day
  •  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  •  AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month
  •  Heart Month
  •  National Cancer Prevention Month
  • National Children's Dental Health Month
  • Wise Health Consumer Month
  • March 10: National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  • National Nutrition Month
  • World Tuberculosis Day
  • American Red Cross Month
  • Brain Injury Awareness Month 
  • National Colorectal Awareness Month
  • National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
  • National Kidney Month
  • National Nutrition Month
  • National Poison Prevention Month
  • April May June
  • Apr 7-13: National Public Health Week
  • National STD's/Family Planning Awareness Month
  • National Alcohol Awareness Month
  • National Cancer Control Month
  • National Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • National Counseling Awareness Month
  • National Donate Life Month
  • National Minority Health & Health Disparities Month
  • National Occupational Therapy Month
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month
  • Women's Eye Health and Safety Month
  • Late February-Early April Safe Spring Break Programming
  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine Month
  • National Stroke Awareness Month
  • National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
  • National Tuberours Sclerosis Awareness Month
  • Older Americans Month
  • May 6: National School Nurse Day
  • May 10-16: National Women's Health Week
  • Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
  • Better Sleep Month
  • Clean Air Month
  • Correct Posture Month
  • Healthy Vision Month/UV Safety
  • Hepatitis Awareness Month
  • Huntington's Disease Awareness Month
  • National Arthritis Month
  • National Bike Month
  • National High Blood Pressure Education Month
  • National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
  • National Mental Health Month
  • National Osteoporosis Awareness Prevention Month
  • Fireworks Safety Month
  • Home Safety Month
  • National Great Outdoors Month
  • National Scleroderma Awareness Month
  • July August September
  • Eye Injury Prevention Month
  • UV Safety Month
  • Fireworks Safety Month
  • Cataract Awareness Month
  • Medic Alert Awareness Month
  • National Immunization Awareness Month
  • Sept 20-26: National Adult Immunization Awareness Week
  • America on the Move - Month of Action
  • Baby Safety Awareness Month
  • BioDiversity Month
  • Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
  • Fruit & Veggie Month
  • Healthy Aging Month
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month
  • National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month
  • National Cholesterol Education Awareness Month
  • National food Safety Education Month
  • National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Menopause Awareness Month
  • National Preparedness Month
  • National Sickle Cell Awareness Month
  • National Work & Family Month
  • National Yoga Month
  • Sports and Home Eye Safety Month
  • Whole Grains Month
  • October November December
  • Oct 15: National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • American Diabetes Month
  • National Epilepsy Awareness
  • Dec 1: World AIDS Day
  • Last Updated: 09.21.2011



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    Florida Department of Health in Manatee County

    410 6th Avenue East
    Bradenton, FL 34208
    (941) 748-0747


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