American Heart Month
|American Heart Month|
|Observed by||United States|
|Related to||National Wear Red Day|
American Heart Month is a month-long United States observance established by 36 U.S.C. § 101.
The President is requested to issue each year a proclamation—
- (1) designating February as American Heart Month;
- (2) inviting the chief executive officers of the States, territories, and possessions of the United States to issue proclamations designating February as American Heart Month; and
- (3) urging the people of the United States to recognize the nationwide problem of heart and blood vessel diseases and to support all essential programs required to solve the problem.
- "February is American Heart Month". cdc.gov. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
- "American Heart Month". healthfinder.gov. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
- "American Heart Month". everydayhealth.com. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
- "Love your ticker during American Heart Month – and year-round!". nclnet.org. Archived from the original on January 30, 2014. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
- "AMERICAN HEART MONTH, 2009 – - – - – - -". whitehouse.gov. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
- 36 U.S.C. § 101 from the United States Government Printing Office
- 36 U.S.C. § 101 from Cornell Law School
- Federal Register search for presidential proclamations with "American Heart Month"