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)


Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
National Breastfeeding Month
National Immunization Awareness Month
Psoriasis Awareness Month
Summer Sun Safety Month
1 - 7 World Breastfeeding Week
2 Immunize SD Conference 'Bridging the Gap' - Sioux Falls
7 - 13 National Health Center Week
11 - 12 Suicide Prevention Conference - Sioux Falls
22 - 26 Contact Lens Health Week
31 International Overdose Awareness Day


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

Upcoming Conferences and Meetings

August 11-12, 2022: Suicide Prevention Conference - Sioux Falls

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

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

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

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


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