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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Joan Adam, 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 (National Health Information Center)

Suicide Prevention Month.
988 - Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. 988 - Call. Text. Chat. helplinecenter.org/988

September

Blood Cancer Awareness Month
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Food Safety Education Month
Healthy Aging Month
National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
National Cholesterol Education Month
National Preparedness Month
National Recovery Month
National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Newborn Screening Awareness Month
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Sepsis Awareness Month
Sexual Health Awareness Month
Whole Grains Month
World Alzheimer's Month
5 - 11 National Suicide Prevention Week
10 World Suicide Prevention Day
12 - 18 National Folic Acid Awareness Week
13 World Sepsis Day
18 - 24 National Farm Safety & Health Week
19 - 23 Malnutrition Awareness Week
20 - 24 Falls Prevention Awareness Week
21 Get Ready for Flu Day
21 World Alzheimer’s Day
22 Falls Prevention Awareness Day
27 - 28 Statewide Trauma Conference - Spearfish
28 World Rabies Day
29 National Women’s Health and Fitness Day
29 World Heart Day

 

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

October

Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Health Literacy Month
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Bullying Prevention Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
3 - 9 Mental Illness Awareness Week
4 - 8 National Primary Care Week
4 Good & Healthy Annual Partners Meeting – Virtual
6 National Depression Screening Day
6 8th Annual Health Link Fall Forum – Holiday Inn City Centre, Sioux Falls
6 - 7 SD Infection Control Council 2022 Conference – Rapid City
10 World Mental Health Day
12 Good & Healthy Annual Partners Meeting – Highlands Conference Center in Mitchell
12 Walk to School Day
13 Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
15 Global Handwashing Day
16 - 22 International Infection Prevention Week
18 SD Mosquito Control and West Nile Conference – Aberdeen
21 National Mammography Day
17 - 21 National Health Education Week
21 National Check Your Meds Day
29 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Upcoming Conferences and Meetings

September 27-28, 2022: Statewide Trauma Conference – Spearfish

October 4, 2022: Good & Healthy Annual Partners Meeting – Virtual

October 6, 2022: 8th Annual Health Link Fall Forum – Holiday Inn City Centre, Sioux Falls

October 6-7, 2022: SD Infection Control Council (SDICC) 2022 Conference – Rapid City

October 12, 2022: Good & Healthy Annual Partners Meeting – Mitchell

October 18, 2022: SD Mosquito Control and West Nile Conference – Aberdeen

 

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