• Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Eye Injury Prevention Month
  • Health Literacy Month
  • Healthy Lung Month
  • Home Eye Safety Month
  • National ADHD Awareness Month
  • National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Bullying Prevention Month
  • National Dental Hygiene Month
  • National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
  • National Medical Librarians Month
  • National Physical Therapy Month
  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
  • Spina Bifida Awareness Month
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month
  • Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct. 4–10)
  • Malnutrition Awareness Week (Oct. 5–9)
  • World Cerebral Palsy Day (Oct. 6)
  • National Depression Screening Day (Oct. 8)
  • World Mental Health Day (Oct. 10)
  • Bone and Joint Health National Action Week (Oct. 12–20)
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day (Oct. 13)
  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day (Oct. 15)
  • National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (Oct. 15)
  • International Infection Prevention Week (Oct. 16–22)
  • World Food Day (Oct. 16)
  • National Healthcare Quality Week (Oct. 18–24)
  • World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day (Oct. 19)
  • National Health Education Week (Oct. 20–24)
  • International Stuttering Awareness Day (Oct. 22)
  • Respiratory Care Week (Oct. 25–31)
  • World Psoriasis Day (Oct. 29)