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)


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 21-27 — National Farm Safety and Health Week

September 22-24 — SD Parks and Recreation Association / Mosquito Control Conference, Spearfish - Registration

September 24 — WorkWell Summit, Sioux Falls, 9 a.m.

September 24 — South Dakota Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology teleconference, 9:30 a.m. (Central)

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 16 — South Dakota Health Link Annual Fall Forum, Oacoma

October 19-25 — International Infection Prevention Week

October 22 — South Dakota Board of Examiners in Optometry Administrative Rules Public Hearing, 12:30 p.m. (Central), Pierre

November 2014

American Diabetes Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

November 6-7  American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science-South Dakota and Clinical Laboratory Management Association Siouxland Fall Collaborative Conference, Sioux Falls

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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