Doneen Hollingsworth, Secretary of Health
South Dakota Department of Health

Calendar of Events

Certified Food Manager Food Service Training

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

Health observances for 2014 (National Health Information Center)


July 2014

International Group B Strep Awareness Month

July 28 World Hepatitis Day

July 29 Chronic Disease Partners Meeting, Oacoma

August 2014

National Breastfeeding Month

National Immunization Awareness Month

August 1 South Dakota Board of Examiners in Optometry meeting, Pierre

August 1-7 World Breastfeeding Week

August 10-16 National Health Center Week

August 16 HIV Prevention Planning Group meeting, Pierre

September 2014

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Fruits and Veggies — More Matters Month

Healthy Aging Month

National Cholesterol Education Month

National Food Safety Education Month

National Pediculosis Prevention Month / Head Lice Prevention Month

National Preparedness Month

Newborn Screening Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

World Alzheimer's Month

September 6 — South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners meeting, Chamberlain

September 10 World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10-11 — Advanced Trauma Life Support Class, Sioux Falls

September 11-12 — South Dakota Board of Nursing meeting, Sioux Falls

September 16 — South Dakota Board of Nursing Facility Administrators teleconference, 10 a.m.

September 16 — Get Ready Day

September 21-27 — National Farm Safety and Health Week

September 24 — National Women's Health and Fitness Day™

September 27 — Family Health and Fitness Day®

September 28 — World Rabies Day

September 29 — World Heart Day

October 2014

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 2-3 — South Dakota Infection Control Council annual conference, Rapid City; contact for more information

October 7 — Million Hearts Symposium, Sioux Falls; for more information

October 9 — International Walk to School Day

October 19-25 — International Infection Prevention Week

November 2014

American Diabetes Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

November 8 HIV Prevention Planning Group meeting, Rapid City

November 12-13 — Advanced Trauma Life Support Class, Sioux Falls

November 20 — Great American Smokeout


December 2014

Safe Toys and Gifts Month

December 1 — World AIDS Day

December 1-7 — National Handwashing Awareness Week

December 6 — South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners conference call meeting

December 7-13 — National Influenza Vaccination Week

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