What day is World Heart Day on? World Heart Day 2017 is observed on a Friday in September. In 2016, it was on a Thursday and World Heart Day in 2018 is on Saturday, September 29, 2018.
Countdown to World Heart Day 2017 date is below, plus holiday history, activities, facts, details, and upcoming public holidays.
The World Heart Foundation organizes World Heart Day, an international campaign held on September 29 to inform people about cardiovascular diseases, which are the biggest cause of death. The day promotes preventative measures to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
When is World Heart Day 2017? This year World Heart Day is on Friday, September 29, 2017.
World Heart Day raises awareness of cardiovascular diseases and ways to reduce their risk.Below you will find all the details for World Heart Day 2017 including, are banks open, is there mail delivery and related holiday information.
Is World Heart Day a federal holiday?
No, World Heart Day is not a federal holiday. There are ten annual US federal holidays on the calendar designated by the United States Congress. The following federal holidays are established by law:
- New Year’s Day
- Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Third Monday in January).
- Washington’s Birthday (Third Monday in February)
- Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
- Independence Day (July 4)
- Labor Day (First Monday in September)
- Columbus Day (Second Monday in October)
- Veterans Day (November 11)
- Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November)
- Christmas Day (December 25)
Is World Heart Day a national holiday?
World Heart Day is a global observance but it is not a public holiday. World Heart Day is not a national holiday. Unlike many other countries, there are no ‘national holidays’ in the United States because Congress only has constitutional authority to create holidays for federal institutions. Most federal holidays are also observered as state holidays.
Is World Heart Day a paid holiday?
The answer depends on your employer. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not require payment for time not worked, such as vacations or holidays (federal or otherwise).
Does the mail run on World Heart Day?
Yes, there will be mail delivery on World Heart Day. All post offices and federal offices of any kind will be open for the holiday, which means businesses and homes will receive mail. This also counts USPS and Fedex packages. See holiday schedule on USPS and Fedex. The only time mail is not being delivered is on federal holidays, which are listed above.
Are banks open on World Heart Day?
World Heart Day is a regular holiday, which means all federal offices, courts and most banks will be open. While most banks are open, some banks can operate on their own schedules, so it may be best to check with your local branches. U.S. stock and bond markets like the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ will be open. Grocery stores and malls are reportedly open.
If your bank is closed, it is still possible to conduct general banking transactions via ATM, online banking or your mobile phone. Apps and websites are running though not all normal functions may be accessed for the holiday.
Are stores open on World Heart Day?
On World Heart Day, most stores, restaurants, shopping centers, and malls are open. There are no holidays on which all businesses are closed by law. However, some stores may have shortened or extended holiday hours for the day. Stores may be operating on holiday schedule with limited or reduced hours of operation. Some businesses may be closed on in order to give their employees the day off. For restaurants, stores and other establishments specific to your area, you will have to check with the individual business.Shop World Heart Day Gifts on Amazon
World Heart Day 2017
Holiday: World Heart Day
Date: September 29, 2017
Holiday Type: Worldwide observance
Presidents Day 2018: Saturday, September 29, 2018
Presidents Day 2019: Sunday, September 29, 2019
Presidents Day 2020: Tuesday, September 29, 2020
History & Origin
How To Celebrate World Heart Day
How To Say World Heart Day in:
Spanish: Día Mundial del Corazón
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