There are a number of important health observances happening this month. We have compiled a variety of resources so that you have quick, easy access to tips and information to help you get healthier. For some observances, we’re also including helpful information for organizations who want to promote them to their employees!
Information about COVID-19: You can browse all of our COVID-19 blog posts here. Our newest posts include information about making the most of your telehealth visit, why sleep is the best tonic for well-being, and mind-body habits to navigate challenges.
March Health Observances
National Nutrition Month
- From the Health Advocate blog, learn what to do if your diet is keeping you up at night, healthier ways to flavor your meals, get tips to help you eat fewer added sugars, get healthy and delicious recipes, or check out all our Nutrition articles here
- From the United States Department of Agriculture, read the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
- From PreventCancer,org, get information on colorectal cancer risk factors, symptoms, and prevention
- From the Health Advocate blog, learn about the importance of colorectal cancer screening
Save Your Vision Month
- From the American Optometric Association, get information about adult vision, children’s vision, UV protection, and more in their Newsroom
- From the Health Advocate blog, learn about Computer Vision Syndrome
National Poison Prevention Week, March 20-26
- From PoisonHelp, get an emergency checklist for what to do if you think someone has been poisoned, and check out helpful prevention tips
- From the Health Advocate blog, get safety tips to reduce the risk of poisoning
More from the Health Advocate blog
- Does spring cleaning feel overwhelming? Here’s how to tackle it one task at a time.
- Are you making the most of your employer-provided benefits?
- Make this the year you take control of your finances. Here’s how to get started.
- Establishing boundaries is essential for self-care. Check out the many benefits of boundary-setting.