April features Minority Health Month, Citizen Science Day, National Prescription Drug Take Back Day and Air Quality Awareness Week.
Libraries can engage their communities in these health-related celebrations with helpful resources and promotional materials offered by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.
The materials are part of NNLM’s campaign to supply libraries with materials and programming ideas based on noteworthy national health observances like National Immunization Awareness Month in August or Family Health History Day in November. The selection of available materials will be updated monthly as new health observances approach.
Resources and promotional materials for April are available at https://nnlm.gov/all-of-us/national-health-observances#toc-2. Here is a list of the items: