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)


August 2014

National Breastfeeding Month

National Immunization Awareness Month

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

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

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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