Public Health Toolkit: News Corner

Campaign Highlights, Surveys, Links to Health Observances, Upcoming Events and Announcements

Campaign Highlights

Breast Cancer Screening Campaign

Audience: Women 50-74, low SES, underserved populations

Goal: To raise awareness of, and encourage, breast cancer screening. To raise awareness that NYS has made it easier for women to be screened for breast cancer.

Media: Broadcast TV and cable, digital - video, social, search

Dates: Jan. 1 – Feb. 12, 2018

It Only Takes a Little to Lose a Lot Opioid Addiction Campaign

Goal: To increase awareness that prescription opioids can be addictive and dangerous.

Audience: Adults 25-54

Media: Digital, social (Facebook), Pandora

Dates: Jan. 17- March 18, 2018

Health Observances

April 8-14 is Dog Bite Prevention Week

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Distracted Driver Month

April is Donate Life Month

April is Minority Health Month

May is Arthritis Awareness Month

May is Bicycle Safety Month

May is Blood Pressure Education Month High Blood Pressure (CDC)

May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Month

May is Osteoporosis Month

May is Physical Fitness and Sports Month

May is Stroke Awareness Month

June is National Safety Month

June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

June is Scleroderma Awareness Month

Upcoming Events