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)


April 2015

Alcohol Awareness Month

National Donate Life Month

National Minority Health Month

Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Month

April 18-25 — National Infant Immunization Week

April 22-23 — Advanced Trauma Life Support Class, Sioux Falls

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 3-9 — Drinking Water Week

May 4-10 — Screen-Free Week

May 5 — Hand Hygiene Day

May 6 — South Dakota Board of Funeral Service meeting, 1 p.m. (Central), Sioux Falls

May 6 — National Bike to School Day

May 7 — WORKWELL Partnership Summit: Workplace Wellness that Works, Rapid City Civic Center; contact

May 10-16 — National Alcohol- and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week

May 10-16 — National Women's Health Week

May 11 — National Women's Check-up Day

May 13 — Rural Trauma Team Development Course, Brookings

May 18 — HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

May 17-23 — Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week

May 17-23 — National Emergency Medical Services Week

May 20 — Emergency Medical Services public rules hearing, 9 a.m., Pierre | Proposed rules

May 20 — South Dakota Cancer Plan kickoff meeting, Mitchell | Agenda | Registration

May 22 — Heat Safety Awareness Day

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 — National Cancer Survivors Day

June 3 — Rural Trauma Team Development Course, Mitchell

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

June 15 — South Dakota Board of Massage Therapy meeting

June 15-21 — Men's Health Week

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

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 Wwek

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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