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March Observances

March features several national health and military observances that you can consider highlighting on your channels. Download and share any of the graphics and approved social media content shared below.

Women's History Month

Women's History Month

Suggested Social Media Message: Do you know the amazing contributions women have made to the Military Health System and the care it provides? Learn all about it here: https://health.mil/womenshistory #WomensHistoryMonth #MHSWomen


Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month

Multiple Sclerosis Education And Awareness Month

Suggested Social Media Message: Multiple Sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system that affects nearly three million people worldwide. Learn more about MS and help others understand the disease: https://www.va.gov/MS/index.aspMultiple Sclerosis Centers of Excellence webpage #MultipleSclerosis #MultipleSclerosisAwareness #MSAwareness 


National Bleeding Disorders Month

National Bleeding Disorders Month

Suggested Social Media Message: DYK, three million people in the U.S. are affected by bleeding disorders? Learn more about bleeding disorders, and how you can support those living with them: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/bleeding-disordersNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute webpage #BleedingDisordersAwarenessMonth #BleedingDisorders #BleedingDisordersAwareness


National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Suggested Social Media Message: Colorectal cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer related deaths among men and women, but early detection can be a key to survival. Help raise awareness and encourage those over 45 to get screened. https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/dcpc/resources/features/colorectalawareness/index.htmCDC webpage #ColorectalCancerAwarenessMonth #ColorectalCancer 


National Endometriosis Awareness Month

Endometriosis Awareness Month

Suggested Social Media Message: DYK, endometriosis is most commonly seen in women aged 30-40 but can affect anyone who has a period? Learn more about this health condition: https://health.mil/Endometriosis #EndometriosisAwarenessMonth


National Kidney Month

National Kidney Month

Suggested Social Media Message: You probably know that reducing your alcohol intake can improve your kidney health, but do you know what else you can do? Find out here: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/kidney-disease/chronic-kidney-disease-ckd/prevention National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases webpage#NationalKidneyMonth #KidneyDiseaseAwareness #KidneyHealth


National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month

Suggested Social Media Message: Proper nutrition is good for your general health, and it can help also help prevent you from getting sick. Here’s how: https://health.mil/News/Articles/2023/02/07/Want-to-Avoid-Getting-Sick-Here-Are-Some-Tips-to-Boost-Your-Immunity #NationalNutritionMonth


Save Your Vision Month

Save Your Vision Month

Suggested Social Media Message: Do you know what’s available to you to support vision health? Check out the resources on TRICARE: https://www.tricare.mil/VisionTRICARE webpage  #EyeHealth


Severe Weather Awareness Month

Severe Weather Month

Suggested Social Media Message: Severe weather can include heavy rains, flooding, thunderstorms, tornadoes, blizzards, hurricanes, and more. Be prepared for anything that may come your way! https://www.weather.gov/ind/preparednessWeather.gov webpage #SevereWeatherAwarenessMonth #WeatherPreparedness


Army Enlisted Medical Corps Anniversary (March 1)

Army Enlisted Medical Corps Anniversary

Suggested Social Media Message: Thank you to all the U.S. Army enlisted health care providers for their professionalism and excellent care. #ArmyEnlistedMedicalCorpsAnniversary #ArmyEnlistedMedicalCorps


U.S. Army Dental Corps Anniversary (March 3)

Army Dental Corps Birthday

Suggested Social Media Message: Thank you to the U.S. Army Dental Corps for your great work in keeping our soldiers smiling brightly.#ArmyDentalCorpsAnniversary #ArmyDentalCorps


World Hearing Day (March 3)

World Hearing Day

Suggested Social Media Message: Did you hear that? If not, you may be having a hearing issue. Take a look at the resources and services available to you through TRICARE: https://www.tricare.mil/Hearing #WorldHearingDay #HearingHealth

HearingDay-AirForce HearingDay_Army

Suggested Social Media Message: Noise-induced hearing loss from exposure to hazardous noise on and off-duty is one of the most common types of injury for service members. You can protect your hearing for a lifetime by wearing hearing protection. For more about hearing protection, visit:  https://hearing.health.mil/Prevention/Hearing-Protection-Devices  #worldhearingday #hearinghealth #safelistening  

HearingDay_Marines HearingDay_Navy

Suggested Social Media Message: Protect your hearing from hazardous noise on and off duty and get your hearing regularly tested to ensure healthy hearing for life. To find an audiologist, visit: https://hearing.health.mil/Resources/Help-and-Support/Find-a-Provider  #worldhearingday #hearinghealth #safelistening  


U.S. Navy Reserve Birthday (March 3)

Navy Reserve Birthday

Suggested Social Media Message: Happy birthday to the U.S. Navy Reserve! And thank you to all its sailors for helping to keep our seas safe. #NavyReserveBirthday


U.S. Navy Seabees Birthday (March 5)

Seabee Birthday

Suggested Social Media Message: Happy birthday to the builders and fighters of the U.S. Navy Seabees. #Seabee #Seabees


National Dentist's Day (March 6)

National Dentist's Day

Suggested Social Media Message: Take some time today to thank your dentist for healthy teeth and a great smile. #NationalDentistsDay #ArmyDentalCorps #NavyDentalCorps #AirForceDentalService 


International Women's Day (March 8)

International Womens Day

Suggested Social Media Message: Help us celebrate the amazing contributions women make to excellence in military health care. #InternationalWomensDay


National Kidney Day (March 9)

National Kidney Day

Suggested Social Media Message: Learn how to take care of your kidneys with these valuable tips: https://www.cdc.gov/kidneydisease/prevention-risk/take-care.htmlCDC webpage
#NationalKidneyDay #WorldKidneyDay


Daylights Saving (March 12)

Daylight Savings

Suggested Social Media Message: Time to spring forward one hour. #DaylightSavings #DaylightSavingsTime #SpringForward 


National K-9 Veteran's Day (March 13)

National K9 Veterans Day

Suggested Social Media Message: Today we honor and thank all our four-footed, furry veterans. #NationalK9VeteransDay #K9Veterans #MilitaryWorkingDogs #MilitaryDogs


St. Patrick's Day (March 17)

St Patricks Day

Suggested Social Media Message: It doesn’t matter what service you’re in, everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! #StPatricksDay #SaintPatricksDay


National Sleep Awareness Week (March 12-18)

National Sleep Awareness Week

Suggested Social Media Message: Celebrate World Sleep Day by learning how you can improve your sleep and feel more rested: https://health.mil/Sleep #WorldSleepDay 


First Day of Spring (March 20)

First day of Spring

Suggested Social Media Message: It’s time to leave winter behind and celebrate the spring equinox. #FirstDayOfSpring #SpringEquinox


Ramadan (March 22 - April 21)

Ramadan Kareem

Suggested Social Media Message: Wishing a blessed Ramadan to all. #Ramadan


World Tuberculosis Day (March 24)

World Tuberculosis Day

Suggested Social Media Message: Tuberculosis is still a significant health issue worldwide. Learn what you can do to help prevent it and raise awareness. https://www.cdc.gov/tb/worldtbday/default.htmCDCwebpage #WorldTuberculosisDay #WorldTBDay 


Medal of Honor Day (March 25)

Medal Of Honor Day

Suggested Social Media Message: Today we honor the heroism and sacrifice of the brave warriors across all services who have earned the Medal of Honor. #NationalMedalOfHonorDay #MedalOfHonor


Poison Prevention Week (March 19-23)

Poison Prevention Week

Suggested Social Media Message: More than two million poisoning cases are reported each year in the U.S. Many of those cases can be prevented simply by following these tips: https://poisonhelp.hrsa.gov/what-you-can-do/prevention-tips #PoisonPreventionWeek #PoisonPrevention 


Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (March 20-26)

Drug Alcohol Facts Week

Suggested Social Media Message: Help raise awareness of the risks of drug and alcohol misuse with these resources from the National Institute on Drug Abuse: https://nida.nih.gov/research-topics/parents-educators/national-drug-alcohol-facts-weekNational Institute on Drug Abuse webpage #DrugAndAlcoholFactsWeek 


National Vietnam War Veteran's Day (March 29)

National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Suggested Social Media Message: Today we honor and thank all those who served and sacrificed in the Vietnam War. #NationalVietnamWarVeteransDay #VietnamWar #VietnamVeterans


National Doctor's Day (March 30)

National Doctor's Day

Suggested Social Media Message: Today we thank all the physicians providing care for our service members and military families. #NationalDoctorsDay


 

Last Updated: November 03, 2023
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