Child Health Day for the year 2026 is celebrated/ observed on Monday, October 5th.
Child Health Day is held annually on the first Monday of October, elevating the public’s knowledge and interest in children's health in our nation. Heart disease is another health issue facing America with the observance National Wear Red Day bringing more attention to one of the biggest causes of death in America.
Days to Child Health Day 2026
Monday, October 5th is day number 278 of the 2026 calendar year with 2 years, 10 months, 2 days until Child Health Day 2026.
|Child Health Day|
|Name(s):||Child Health Day|
|When:||First Monday in October|
Dates for Child Health Day
|Holiday||Date||Days to Go|
|Child Health Day 2022||Monday, October 03, 2022||-426|
|Child Health Day 2023||Monday, October 02, 2023||-62|
|Child Health Day 2024||Monday, October 07, 2024||309|
|Child Health Day 2025||Monday, October 06, 2025||673|
|Child Health Day 2026||Monday, October 05, 2026||1037|
|Child Health Day 2027||Monday, October 04, 2027||1401|