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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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 rulemaking and scheduled hearings
South Dakota State Park activities and events

Health observances for 2015 (National Health Information Center)

 

May 2015

Arthritis Awareness Month

Hepatitis Awareness Month

Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

National Stroke Awareness Month

National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

May 17-23 — Healthy and Safe Swimming Week

May 17-23 — National Emergency Medical Services Week

May 22 — Heat Safety Awareness Day

May 28 — Food Service & Lodging webinar for vendors, 2 p.m. (Central)

May 28 — National Senior Health and Fitness Day

May 31 — World No Tobacco Day

June 2015

Men's Health Month

National Safety Month

June 1- July 4 — Fireworks Safety Month

June 1 — Packing and Shipping Infectious Substances workshop, 8 a.m., Rapid City

June 1 — Newborn Screening Program public rules hearing, 11 a.m., Pierre

June 1 — National Cancer Survivors Day

June 2 — Packing and Shipping Infectious Substances workshop, 8 a.m., Chamberlain

June 2 — Health IT Funding Workshop for SD Rural Healthcare Facilities, 9 a.m., Madison (registration)

June 3 — Rural Trauma Team Development Course, Mitchell

June 4 — Packing and Shipping Infectious Substances workshop, 8 a.m., Sioux Falls

June 10-11 — Advanced Trauma Life Support class, Spearfish

June 12 — South Dakota Board of Pharmacy public rules hearing, 8 a.m., Sioux Falls

June 15 — South Dakota Board of Massage Therapy meeting

June 15 — South Dakota Board of Hearing Aid Dispensers and Audiologists meeting, 8:30 a.m. (Mountain), Deadwood

June 15-21 — Men's Health Week

June 16-17 — South Dakota Critical Access Hospital Update, Pierre

June 19 — South Dakota State Board of Dentistry meeting, Pierre

June 19 — World Sickle Cell Day

July 2015

International Group B Strep Awareness Month

July 8 — Rural Trauma Team Development Course, Aberdeen

July 28 — World Hepatitis Day

August 2015

National Breastfeeding Month

National Immunization Awareness Month

August 1-7 — World Breastfeeding Week

August 9-15 — National Health Center Week
August 14 South Dakota Board of Examiners in Optometry meeting, 9 a.m., Pierre

September 2015

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Fruit and Veggies—More Matters Month

Healthy Aging Month

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

National Food Safety Education Month

National Pediculosis Prevention Month/National 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 1 — South Dakota Comprehensive Cancer Control fall meeting, Chamberlain

September 9-10 — Advanced Trauma Life Support Class, Sioux Falls

September 15 — South Dakota Board of Nursing Facility Administrators teleconference, 10 a.m. - noon (Central)

September 15 — Get Ready Day

September 20-26 — National Farm Safety and Health Week

September 21 — South Dakota Board of Massage Therapy meeting

September 22 — South Dakota Mosquito Control Workshop and Conference, Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center (225 3rd Ave SE)

September 24 — National Women's Health & Fitness Day USA®

September 27 — Family Health & Fitness Day USA®

September 28 — World Rabies Day

September 29 — World Heart Day

October 2015

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month

October 1-2 — South Dakota Infection Control Council Conference, Best Western Ramkota Hotel, Sioux Falls

October 7 International Walk to School Day

October 16 — South Dakota State Board of Dentistry meeting, Pierre

October 18-24 International Infection Prevention Week

November 2015

American Diabetes Month

COPD Awareness Month

Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

November 11-12 — Advanced Trauma Life Support Class, Sioux Falls

November 20 — Great American Smokeout

December 2015

Safe Toys and Gifts Month

December 1 — World AIDS Day

December 7-13 — National Influenza Vaccination Week

December 14 — South Dakota Board of Massage Therapy meeting


January 2016

January 15 — South Dakota State Board of Dentistry meeting, Pierre

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