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March Observances

Additional March observances are highlighted by National Nutrition Month. Below, you’ll find social media graphics for several other national health and military observances.


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Women's History - Mary Walker

Suggested Social Media Message: March is #WomensHistoryMonth! This month we honor the courageous women throughout history who sought equality through trailblazing acts of bravery, intelligence, and skill. http://health.mil/News/Articles/2021/03/26/Paving-the-way-for-women-in-military-medicine-Dr-Mary-Edwards-Walker #WomensHistoryMonth 


March is Nutrition Month

Suggested Social Media Message: Eating healthy can be tasty and FUN! Not to mention, it fuels your body and MIND for its best performance. https://health.mil/News/Articles/2022/01/31/How-a-Dietitian-Can-Health-You-Lose-Weight-and-Mantain-Readiness #nutrition #WeightManagement


March is Cancer Awareness Month

Suggested Social Media Message: It's #CancerAwarenessMonth. DYK? Each year in the United States, more than 1.6 million people are diagnosed with cancer. Chances are you'll know someone in your lifetime who has suffered or will someday suffer from cancer. http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/index.htmlCDC website #cancer


March International Women's Month

Suggested Social Media Message: March is #InternationalWomensMonth! Let us honor all those women who lead the way with their skill, dedication, and perseverance even when faced with adversity. 


March is Save for Vision Month

Suggested Social Media Message: Everyone faces some degradation in their eyesight in their lifetime, but you can minimize vision loss with some simple but effective behaviors! Find helpful resources here: http://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/MHS-Toolkits/Vision-and-Hearing-Loss-Prevention #vision


March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

Suggested Social Media Message: Endometriosis can be incredibly painful and have lasting effects on fertility and reproductive health. This #EndometriosisAwarenessMonth, be sure to learn the symptoms of endometriosis and see a doctor at the first sign of anything wrong. https://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/endometriosis #endometriosis


National Poison Prevention Week, March 20-26

Poison Prevention Week

Suggested Social Media Message: Certain foods & plants, expired medicine, and cleaning chemicals can all be found in an average home and can also be poisonous to you or your pets, & children! This #PoisonPreventionWeek, make sure everything dangerous in your home is stored safely or properly disposed of. 


National Sleep Awareness Week, March 13-19

Sleep Awareness Week

Suggested Social Media Message: #NationalSleepAwarenessWeek! DYK? Sleep has a huge effect on your physical, mental, and emotional well-being! Ensure you're getting the right amount of quality sleep each night to ensure your best performance. http://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Total-Force-Fitness/Psycholoical-Fitness/Sleep


Army Enlisted Medical Corps Anniversary, March 1 

Enlisted Medical Corps Anniversary

Suggested Social Media Message: 135 years ago today, what we now know as the Army Enlisted Medical Corps was formed. Congratulations on yet another year of significant and valued service - Happy Anniversary! #ArmyMedicine


Army Dental Corps Anniversary, March 3

March Army Dental Corps Anniversary

Suggested Social Media Message: Happy 110th Anniversary to the Army Dental Corps! Thank you for all that you do to support soldiers health and readiness. #ArmMedicine #ArmyDentalCorps


 Navy Reserve Birthday, March 3

March Navy Reserve Birthday

Suggested Social Media Message: Happy Birthday, @Navy_Reserve! Cheers to 107 years of unwavering service. #NavalReserve


World Hearing Day, March 3

March World Hearing Day

Suggested Social Media Message: Noise-induced hearing loss from exposure to hazardous noise on and off duty is the most common type of hearing injury for service members. You can protect your hearing for a lifetime by wearing hearing protection #WorldHearingDay #HearingHealth #SafeListening http://hearing.health.mil/Prevention/Hearing-Protection-Deviceshearing.health.mil


National Dentist Day, March 6

March National Dentist's Day

Suggested Social Media Message: It's #NationalDentistDay! Dental health is key aspect of health and readiness for civilians and service members alike! Thank you to all the dentists ensuring our smiles are at their brightest. 


World Kidney Day, March 10

March World Kidney Day

Suggested Social Media Message: Your kidneys are #SmallButMighty and perform important functions for your general health. Don't let your kidneys slip your mind this #KidneyDay and educate on the signs and symptoms of kidney health! https://www.cdc.gov/kidneydisease/index.html


National K9 Veterans Day, March 13

March National K9 Veterans Day

Suggested Social Media Message: Today is #NationalK9VeteransDay. Don't forget to celebrate our furriest service members today -- those pups put in work for this country http://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Combat-Support/Public-Health/Veterinary-Service


Daylight Savings, March 13

March Spring Forward

Suggested Social Media Message: Say goodbye to early nights and hello to longer days! It's daylight savings, so remember to #SpringForward your clocks and soak up that extra hour of sunshine


St. Patrick's Day, March 17

March St. Patrick's Day

Suggested Social Media Message: Happy #StPatricksDay! Wishing all our followers the luck of the Irish today however you choose to celebrate - just don't forget your green apparel and four leaf clover!


First Day of Spring, March 21

March First Day of Spring

Suggested Social Media Message: Today marks the first day of spring! This season marks a time of rebirth and a fresh start. Make this spring count, whether that means spring cleaning, spending time with family, or setting new health and wellness goals!


Medal of Honor Day, March 25

March National Medal of Honor Day

Suggested Social Media Message: Today we celebrate all those who earned their #MedalofHonor through valiant and extraordinary acts of service. Thank you to each and every recipients throughout history for your bravery and heroism. #NationalMedalofHonorDay

http://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Military-Medical-History/Military-Health-Medal-of-Honor-Recipients


National Doctor's Day, March 30

March National Doctor's Day

Suggested Social Media Message: This #NationalDoctorsDay, pay respect to those practitioners who helped you throughout your lifetime to be your best and healthiest self! Without doctors, where would we be?


Last Updated: March 04, 2022
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