National Women's Health Week

May 13–19, 2018


National Women's Health Week fact sheet

About National Women's Health Week

During National Women's Health Week each year, millions of women take steps to improve their health. The week serves as a reminder for women to make their health a priority and build positive health habits for life. The 19th annual National Women's Health Week kicks off on Mother's Day, May 13, and is celebrated through May 19, 2018. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women’s Health leads National Women’s Health Week to encourage all women to be as healthy as possible.

What steps can I take for better health?

To improve your physical and mental health, you can:

Why should I take these steps?

These steps are the foundation for a lifetime of good health. They can help you be as healthy as possible, whether you’re 20 or over 100! Find out what additional steps you can take, based on your age, for good health.

How can I participate in National Women's Health Week?

The Office on Women's Health invites you to: