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 2018 (National Health Information Center)

September 2018

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® Month
National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
National Food Safety Education Month
National Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention Month
National Preparedness Month
National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month
Newborn Screening Awareness Month
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Pain Awareness Month
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Sepsis Awareness Month
Sexual Health Awareness Month
Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Whole Grains Month
World Alzheimer's Month
9 - 15 National Suicide Prevention Week
10 World Suicide Prevention Day
13 National Celiac Disease Awareness Day
16 - 22 National Farm Safety & Health Week
18 Get Ready Day
22 Falls Prevention Awareness Day
24 - 28 Malnutrition Awareness Week™
24 Family Health & Fitness Day USA®
26 South Dakota Cancer Coalition Fall Meeting, Mitchell, SD
27 National Women's Health & Fitness Day
28 Sport Purple for Platelets Day
28 World Rabies Day
29 World Heart Day

October 2018

Health Literacy Month
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Bullying Prevention Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
National Physical Therapy Month
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month
1 - 5 National Primary Care Week
4 - 5 2018 South Dakota Infection Control Conference, Rapid City, SD
7 - 13 Mental Illness Awareness Week
10 2018 Mosquito Control and West Nile Conference, Aberdeen, SD
13 Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
14 - 20 International Infection Prevention Week
16 - 17 South Dakota Chronic Disease Partners Meeting, Mitchell, SD
16 - 20 National Health Education Week
16 World Food Day
21 - 27 National Healthcare Quality Week
21 National Check Your Meds Day
23 - 31 Red Ribbon Week

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