June brings more days of sunshine. Below are on hold script samples that your patients and callers can listen to while they are on hold. Read our healthcare blog to learn more about March Wellness Observances and sample message on hold scripts you can use for your marketing programs.
National Congenial Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month: On Hold Script
"June is Congenial Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month - CMV, a common virus that infects people of all ages and can cause birth defects in some babies. Once CMV is in a person’s body, it stays there for life and can reactivate. Most people infected with CMV show no signs or symptoms. However, CMV infection can cause serious health problems for people with weakened immune systems. For information regarding signs and symptoms and treatments, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/cmv/overview.html"
National Safety Month: On Hold Script
"There is more to success for companies than revenue; a successful team is a safe one. This June, encourage everyone to have a different outlook on safety during National Safety Month – it could save a life. The National Safety Council advocates for eliminating preventable deaths at work, in home, and on the road through education, research and leadership. You can learn more about safety training at nsc.orgv."
Cataract Awareness Month: On Hold Script
"Twenty-two million Americans are affected by cataracts every year. Fortunately, cataracts are simple to treat. However, for Cataract Awareness Month, we want to remind you of the simple steps you can take to protect yourself from dangers that can lead to cataracts. Remember to wear sunglasses, especially in the summer months when ultraviolet radiation is the strongest, as direct exposure to ultraviolet radiation can cause cataracts. Some other ways to delay the progression of cataracts include avoiding smoking, eating healthy foods, and wearing proper eye protection to avoid eye injury. To learn more about Cataracts, please visit
National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month: On Hold Script
"June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month. Although, over 35 million Americans suffer from migraine and headache, it is often referred to as an invisible disease due to its
ability to cause people who suffer from it to feel isolated and alone. The National Headache Foundation is taking this opportunity to shine a light on the millions of Americans who suffer in silence by collecting stories from across the country. Please visit
http://www.headachestory.com and share your story."
Men’s Health Month: On Hold Script
"The goal behind Men’s Health Month – taking place in June, is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems, encourage early detection and treatment of disease among males. Plan a "Wear Blue" event to help spread the knowledge of Men's Health Month. Another idea to honor Men’s Health Month is to organize a fundraiser. For more information or other ideas to raise awareness for Men’s Health Month, please visit
National Great Outdoors Month: On Hold Script
"After a long Winter, there is nothing better than the warm embrace of the sun, accompanied by the pleasant sounds of nature. Did you know, in the Summer consumer spending increases by 12.5%, making it an ample time for you to capture new patrons? Great Outdoors Month is the time for families to delight in vacations and quality time, with adventurous activities and events that include the outdoors. Great Outdoors Month encourages the community to
#EscapeTheIndoors by connecting with nature. There are no better activities than the ones you share with loved ones!"
National Scleroderma Awareness Month: On Hold Script
"Hard word, harder disease! Scleroderma is a disease that attacks connective tissues and causes hardening of the skin, which can sometimes attack the internal organs. Though there is no cure for the disease, bringing awareness and opening the conversation allows the progression of research to breakthrough. In addition, The Scleroderma Foundation, in relation to National Scleroderma Awareness Month, encourages patients to open the conversation about their experience with this autoimmune disease. Visit
http://www.scleroderma.org/ to join the fight."
National Trails Day: On Hold Script
"There are many ways to celebrate the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day on June 2. The American Hiking Society encourages you to Protect the Places You Love to Hike by Advocating, Volunteering, or simply Exploring America’s trails. Visit https://americanhiking.org/ and find out how you can Speak Up for Trails, Give Back, and so much more. Take the pledge to help improve 2802 miles of trail on National Trails Day!"
National Cancer Survivor Day USA: On Hold Script
"Whether you're a cancer survivor, a family member, friend, or medical professional, National Cancer Survivor Day provides an opportunity for all people living with a history of cancer to connect with each other, celebrate milestones, and recognize those who have supported them
along the way. To locate an event near you, contact your local cancer treatment center, hospital, or American Cancer Society office."
Sun Safety Week: On Hold Script
"The sun’s ultraviolet rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes. The only way to reduce your risk of skin cancer is to practice sun safety and Sun Safety Week is a great time to kick off these reminders as it takes place June 5-11. When you are planning to be outdoors, be sure to wear proper clothing, a hat and sunglasses, stay in the shade as often as possible, and use a broad spectrum sunscreen – even on slightly cloudy and cool days. Be sure to reapply and proper coverage should use about as much as could fill a shot glass."
World Brain Tumor Day: On Hold Script
educate people on the signs and symptoms, facts about the condition, and its management and treatment. The day celebrates the brain tumor survivor patients who have undergone treatment and have been declared to be cancer free as well as those patients who are currently battling a brain tumor. If you or someone you know is or has suffered from a brain tumor, join a support group. Brain tumor is a rare type of tumor and most people are not aware about it…help spread awareness."
National Children’s Day: On Hold Script
"Children need to feel loved and accepted every day. However, it
also is important for them to have their own special day, which is
why we honor and observe National Children’s Day – June 10 th .
As parents we may feel that every day is Children’s Day, but this
event is a good kick off to put down the tech gadgets and focus on
the Physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual reasons for a
special day. It is also a good time to raise attention to the causes
and organizations focused on the needs of children nationwide."
Men’s Health Awareness Week: On Hold Script
"The purpose of Men’s Health Week is to heighten the awareness of
preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Men’s Health Week is celebrated each year as the week leading up to and including Father’s Day. For a sampling of activities for Men’s Health Month and Anytime During the Year, visit http://www.menshealthmonth.org /partners/activities.html"
World Blood Donor Day: On Hold Script
"The World Health Organization estimates that blood donation by one percent of the population can meet a nation’s most basic requirement for blood. Let June 14 th – World Blood Donor Day, be your springboard to meet this collection. Don’t wait for disaster to strike when the need for blood donations is higher. Give Blood. Give Now. Give Often. Contact your local community blood bank to find a drive near you."
Wear Blue Friday: On Hold Script
"‘Wear Blue Friday’ - taking place June 15 th , aims to raise awareness for education about men’s need to seek regular checkups, or testicular cancer education, prostate cancer education, or other health issues that affect men. Sponsored by Men’s Health Network, an international non-profit organization whose mission is to reach males and their families with health awareness messages where they live, work, pray, and play. Organizations and individuals are encouraged to host a ‘Wear BLUE’ event on June 15 th to raise awareness and money. For ideas and to Show your blue, visit http://www.menshealthnetwork.org/wearblue/."
Autistic Pride Day: On Hold Script
"Autistic Pride Day – June 18 th , focuses on appreciating the people - and those who love them, who live with autism. In addition, the purpose of the day is to raise awareness on the condition and shift the view of autism as a disease to a ‘difference’. Contact your local schools to find out if there are any events, consider making a donation to a local charity focused on Autism Awareness, or simply spread the understanding that autism is not a sickness but rather a difference."
International Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking: On Hold Script
"International Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking is a
global observance aims to raise awareness of the major problem
that illicit drugs represent to society. Drug use damages health
in the form of debilitating HIV, hepatitis and tuberculosis, while
drug trafficking nourishes money laundering, and deadly
terrorism. Bringing the action to a local and personal level, the
UN recommends you simply listen to children and youth to help
them grow healthy and safe."
National HIV Testing Day: On Hold Script
June 27"Many people with HIV don’t have any symptoms. The only way to know if you have HIV is to get tested. We can use National HIV Testing Day – June 27 th , to raise awareness about the importance of HIV testing by:
Motivating teachers to talk about HIV prevention and testing to students.
Having a conversation with those you love about staying
protected and getting tested for HIV.
Reaching out to local news media to help publicize National HIV Testing Day."