Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health
South Dakota Department of Health

Calendar of Events

Certified Food Manager Food Service Training

EMT Courses and Training

South Dakota Administrative Rules - notices of rule making and scheduled hearings
South Dakota State Park activities and events

Health observances for 2017 (National Health Information Center)


September 2017

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Fruits & Veggies - More Matters Month

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

National Food Safety Education Month

National Pediculosis Prevention Month / Head Lice Prevention Month

National Preparedness Month

National Sickle Cell Month

Newborn Screening Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Whole Grains Month

World Alzheimer's Month
September 18-24 - National Farm Safety and Health Week
September 19 - Get Ready Day

September 22 - 100th Anniversary Celebration of the SD Board of Nursing, Sioux Falls
September 28 - World Rabies Day



October 2017

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month
October 2-6 - National Primary Care Week
October 3 - 2017 3RNet Recruting for Retention Academy Webinar - FREE for SD Rural Health Facilities

Octoer 3-4 - 9th Annual South Dakota Trauma Symposium - Agenda | Register
October 4 - Walk and Bike to School Day

October 5-6 - South Dakota Infection Control Council Conference, Sioux Falls
October 11 - SD Mosquito Control Conference, Aberdeen
October 12 - 4th Annual SD Health Link Fall Forum, Sioux Falls
October 15-21 - International Infection Prevention Week
October 15-21 - National Healthcare Quality Week


November 2017

American Diabetes Month

Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

National Family Caregivers Month
November 16 - Great American Smokeout


December 2017

December 1 - World AIDS Day
December 4-10 - National Handwashing Awareness Week
December 4-11 - National Influenza Immunization Week


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