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November Observances

Download these graphics highlighting November’s national health observances and topics of interest to the MHS enterprise to use on your social media platforms throughout the month. Find additional graphics and messaging for:

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Bladder Health Month

Bladder Health Month 1

Bladder health - a wee bit of advice

Suggested social media message: November is bladder health month. Here's a wee bit of advice for bladder health: Don't smoke! Tobacco use contributes to bladder cancer. Learn more about your #bladder health at: https://medlineplus.gov/bladderdiseases.html


Bladder Health Month 2

Bladder Health - a wee bit of advice

Suggested social media message: November is bladder health month. Here's a wee bit of advice for bladder health: Use the bathroom 4-8 times a day, no more than twice per night. Learn more about your #bladder health at: http://medlineplus.gov/bladderdiseases.html


Bladder Health Month 3

Bladder Health - a wee bit of advice

Suggested social media message: November is bladder health month. Here's a wee bit of advice for bladder health: Don't be embarrassed! Talk about your bladder health with your health provider! Learn more about your #bladder health at: https://medlineplus.gov/bladderdiseases.html


Bladder Health Month 4

Bladder health - a wee bit of advice

Suggested social media message: November is bladder health month. Here's a wee bit of advice for bladder health: Drink plenty of water - 6 to 8 cups per day. Learn more about your #bladder health at: https://medlineplus.gov/bladderdiseases.html


Daylight Savings ends, Nov. 7 

Daylight Saving Time Ending 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 7

Suggested social media message: Don't forget to #FallBack on Sunday!


Marine Corps Birthday, Nov. 10

Happy 246th Birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps!

Suggested social media message: Happy birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps! Oorah! #Marines #USMC


Veterans Day, Nov. 11

Veterans Day Veterans Day Image


Veterans Day - November 11

Suggested social media message: Thank you to every veteran who risked everything in service of our country! #VeteransDay


Thanksgiving, Nov. 25

Happy Thanksgiving

Suggested social media message: Happy Thanksgiving!


Food Safety

Take Command In the Kitchen

Take Command In the Kitchen


Wash Your Hands

Wash Your Hands


Marinate Meat Safely

Marinate Meat Safely


Cook Food Thoroughly

Cook Food Thoroughly


Keep Cold Food Cold

Keep Cold Food Cold


The Great American Smokeout, Nov. 18

The Great American Smokeout


Thank you to military nurse practitioners!

Suggested social media message: Nurse practitioners are vital part of your health care team, and ours! Thank your local #NP for their hard work during National Nurse Practitioner Week!


National Hospice and Palliative Care Month 

National Hospice and Palliative Care Month - compassion and comfort

Suggested social media message: End of life decisions are intensely personal and challenging. November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Learn about how TRICARE covers end of life care: https://www.tricare.mil/CoveredServices/IsItCovered/HospiceCare


National Alzheimer's Awareness Month

National Alzheimer's Awareness Month - Fight Alzheimer's Disease

Suggested social media message: More than 5.8 million Americans live with Alzheimer's Disease, and million more are caring for a loved one with the disease. November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. Below are #CDC resources on caring for people living with #alzheimers: https://www.cdc.gov/aging/aginginfo/alzheimers.htm #WorldAlzMonth


U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week, Nov. 18-24

Fight Antibiotic Resistance - only use antibiotics as prescribed

Suggested social media message: The rise of antibiotic resistant is a growing public health challenge. Learn how #MHS researchers with he #DOD Global Emerging Infections Surveillance Program are contributing to whole-of-government efforts to respond to the threat of antibiotic resistance https://www.health.mil/News/Articles/2020/10/19/GEIS-Program-collaborates-to-combat-antibiotic-resistance


International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, Nov. 20

Survivors of Suicide Loss - coping with the grief and trauma of suicide

Suggested social media message: Losing a loved one to suicide is different from other types of loss. International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day seeks to build connections, understanding, and hope through the shared experience of suicide loss survivors. #MilitaryOneSource has resources for families experiencing suicide loss: https://www.militaryonesource.mil/health-wellness/mental-health/suicide/helping-you-and-your-family-survive-a-suicide


National Family Health History Day, Nov. 25

National Family Health History Day - Be health literate, know your family health history!

Suggested social media message: Knowing your family health history helps you and your doctor judge your risk of many health conditions, like cancer or diabetes. Talk to your relatives and share the information with your doc! #healthhistory https://www.cdc.gov/genomics/famhistory/


Hanukkah, Nov. 28 - Dec. 6

Happy Hanukkah

Suggested social media message: Happy Hanukkah!

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Bladder Health 4

Suggested social media content: "November is bladder health month. Here’s a wee bit of advice for bladder health: Drink plenty of water – 6 to 8 cups per day. Learn more about your #bladder health at: https://medlineplus.gov/bladderdiseases.html"

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Antibiotic Awareness

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Antibiotic Awareness

Suggested social media content: “The rise of antibiotic resistant is a growing public health challenge. Learn how #MHS researchers with the #DOD Global Emerging Infections Surveillance Program are contributing to whole-of-government efforts to respond to the threat of antibiotic resistance. https://www.health.mil/News/Articles/2020/10/19/GEIS-Program-collaborates-to-combat-antibiotic-resistance”

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Bladder Health 2

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10/27/2021
Bladder Health 2

Suggested social media content: "November is bladder health month. Here’s a wee bit of advice for bladder health: Use the bathroom 4-8 times a day, no more than twice per night. Learn more about your #bladder health at: https://medlineplus.gov/bladderdiseases.html"

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Survivors of Suicide

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10/27/2021
Survivors of Suicide

Suggested social media content: “Losing a loved one to suicide is different from other types of loss. International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day seeks to build connections, understanding, and hope through the shared experience of suicide loss survivors. #MilitaryOneSource has resources for families experiencing suicide loss: https://www.militaryonesource.mil/health-wellness/mental-health/suicide/helping-you-and-your-family-survive-a-suicide/”

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National Alzheimer's Awareness Month

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10/27/2021
National Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Suggested social media content: “More than 5.8 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s Disease, and millions more are caring for a loved one with the disease. November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. Below are #CDC resources on caring for people living with #alzheimers: https://www.cdc.gov/aging/caregiving/alzheimer.html #WorldAlzMonth”

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Daylight Savings Time 2021

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10/27/2021
Daylight Savings Time 2021

Suggested social media content: “Don’t forget to #FallBack on Sunday!”

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Bladder Health 1

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10/27/2021
Bladder Health 1

Suggested social media content: “November is bladder health month. Here’s a wee bit of advice for bladder health: Don’t smoke! Tobacco use contributes to bladder cancer. Learn more about your #bladder health at: https://medlineplus.gov/bladderdiseases.html”

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Bladder Health 3

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10/27/2021
Bladder Health 3

Suggested social media content: "November is bladder health month. Here’s a wee bit of advice for bladder health: Don’t be embarrassed! Talk about bladder health with your health provider! Learn more about your #bladder health at: https://medlineplus.gov/bladderdiseases.html"

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Preventing Diabetes in Children

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10/27/2021
Preventing Diabetes in Children

Suggested social media content: Preventing type 2 #diabetes starts with establishing healthy habits in children, which is a growing problem for American youth. https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevent-type-2/type-2-kids.html #AmericanDiabetesMonth

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Family Health History

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10/27/2021
Family Health History

Suggested social media content: "Knowing your family health history helps you and your doctor judge your risks of many health conditions, like cancer or diabetes. Talk to your relatives and share the information with your doc! #healthhistory https://www.cdc.gov/genomics/famhistory/"

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Nurse Practitioner Week

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10/27/2021
Nurse Practitioner Week

Suggested social media content: "Nurse practitioners are a vital part of your health care team, and ours! Thank your local #NP for their hard work during National Nurse Practitioner Week!”

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Thanksgiving 2021

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10/27/2021
Thanksgiving 2021

Suggested social media content: “Happy Thanksgiving!”

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National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

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National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

Suggested social media content: "End of life decisions are intensely personal and challenging. November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Learn about how TRICARE covers end of life care: https://www.tricare.mil/CoveredServices/IsItCovered/HospiceCare"

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National Veterans and Military Families Month

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10/27/2021
National Veterans and Military Families Month

Suggested social media content: “Military and veterans families serve too, and face many unique challenges. During National Veterans and Military Family Month, we thank you for all the ways you support service members! #milfam #vetfam”

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Great American Smokeout

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10/27/2021
Great American Smokeout

Suggested social media content: "Great American Smokeout - Be a quitter. It's never too late!"

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