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2019 Governor’s Awards Ceremony Scheduled
Governor Kristi Noem will recognize individuals and employers for their contributions to the rehabilitation and employment of South Dakotans with disabilities at the 2019 Governor’s Awards ceremony on Nov. 4.

Medicare Open Enrollment Period Begins Oct. 15
Open enrollment for the 2020 Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plan year begins on Oct. 15 and ends on Dec. 7.

Health and Wellness Fair
Residents of Redfield and surrounding communities will have an opportunity to explore health topics and screenings during a local Health and Wellness Fair.

Disability Employment Awareness Month
Governor Kristi Noem has proclaimed October Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in South Dakota.

Genetic Testing Fraud
The South Dakota Senior Health Information and Insurance Education (SHIINE) program is advising the public to be suspicious of anyone who is offering “free genetic” tests and then requesting the individual’s Medicare number.

10th Annual South Dakota Gathering
Registration is now open for the South Dakota Gathering, an event intended to facilitate learning, networking and application of person-centered practices in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities, education and beyond.