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 2016 (National Health Information Center)


June 2016

Men's Health Month

National Safety Month

June 1-July 4 — Fireworks Safety Month

June 29 — South Dakota Cancer Moonshot Summit, Sioux Falls


July 2016

International Group B Strep Awareness Month

National Park and Recreation Month

July 19-21 — 2016 International Rural Nursing Conference, Rapid City

July 24 — National Parent's Day

July 27 — SD Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Partners Meeting, Highland Conference Center, Mitchell

July 28 — Thought Leadership Summit: Igniting the Power of Clinical Connections, Sioux Falls

July 28 — World Hepatitis Day


August 2015

National Breastfeeding Month

National Immunization Awareness Month

August 1-7 — World Breastfeeding Week

August 7-13 — National Health Center Week


September 2016

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Fruits & Veggies - More Matters® Month

Healthy Aging Month

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

National Food Safety Month

National Head Lice Prevention Month

National Preparedness Month

National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Newborn Screening Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Whole Grains Month

World Alzheimer's Month

September 6 — South Dakota Board of Nursing Facility Administrators meeting

September 7 — South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners meeting, Chamberlain, 2 p.m.

September 8-9 — South Dakota Board of Nursing meeting, Sioux Falls

September 8 — South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners meeting, Sioux Falls

September 14-15 — Advanced Trauma Life Support Class, Sioux Falls

September 15 — South Dakota Board of Pharmacy meeting, Brookings

September 18-25 — National Farm Safety and Health Week

September 20 — Comprehensive Cancer Control Program fall meeting, Highland Conference Center, Mitchell

September 20 — Get Ready Day

September 20-21 — South Dakota Certified Pool Operators Course, Sioux Falls

September 21 — Sioux Falls WorkWell Summit, Ramkota, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

September 24 — Family Health & Fitness Day USA®

September 28 — World Rabies Day

September 28 — World Heart Day


October 2016

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

SIDS Awareness Month

October 5 — International Walk to School Day

October 6-7 — South Dakota Infection Control Council annual conference, Rapid City

October 12 — 2016 Mosquito Control Conference, Aberdeen — details to follow

October 12-13 — 8th Annual South Dakota Trauma Symposium, Mitchell

October 14 — South Dakota State Board of Dentistry meeting, Pierre

October 16-22 — International Infection Prevention Week


November 2016

American Diabetes Month

COPD Awareness Month

Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

November 14-20 — Get Smart About Antibiotics Week

November 16-17 — Advanced Trauma Life Support Class, Sioux Falls

November 17-18 — South Dakota Board of Nursing meeting, Sioux Falls

November 19 — Great American Smokeout


December 2016

Safe Toys and Gifts Month

December 1 — World AIDS Day

December 1 — South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners meeting, Sioux Falls

December 2 — South Dakota Board of Pharmacy meeting

December 4-10 — National Influenza Vaccination Week

December 7 — South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners teleconference meeting, Chamberlain


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