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Contact Lens Health Week

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CDC, in close collaboration with partners, has organized Contact Lens Health Week as a strategy to increase public awareness and promote healthy contact lens wear and careAugust 19-23, 2019 marks the sixth annual Contact Lens Health Week. Increased awareness about the importance of proper contact lens hygiene can encourage contact lens wearers to adopt healthy habits that can reduce their chances of getting an eye infection. This year’s health messages cover three key areas:

  1. Healthy contact lens hygiene habits

  2. Proper use, care, and storage of contact lenses and supplies

  3. Regular visits to an eye care provider

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
1600 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30333 
(800) CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) 
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Source: 2019 National Health Observances, National Health Information Center, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.

Earlier Event: August 4
National Health Center Week
Later Event: September 1
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month