One Health

South Dakota “One Health” Working Group Seminar

Thursday, June 21, 2018 – 9:00 am – 4 pm

USD Health Science Center Room 106, 1400 West 22nd Street, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

 Preventing Zoonotic Diseases During Farm Visits and Public Animal Settings

The latest in a series of “One Health” meetings in South Dakota, this session will examine important disease issues in people that could arise from their contact with farm animals in setting such as farm visits, petting zoos, and other public events. Interested audiences include: livestock producers, veterinarians, human health professionals, healthcare workers, health and animal educators, medical and veterinary science students, regulatory officials, among many others.


What are important zoonotic disease issues for visits to farms and animal settings?

Dr. Josh Clayton, State Epidemiologist, SD Dept. of Health – Enteric and other zoonoses in South Dakota: An overview

Dr. Jennifer Hsu, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, USD Sanford School of Medicine – Enteric and other zoonoses from a clinical standpoint

Dr. Joni Scheftel, State Public Health Veterinarian, Minnesota Dept. of Health – Zoonotic diseases associated with goats and other farm animals


How does the public interact with farms and farm animals?

Doug Ode, Royalwood Dairy, Brandon SD – Welcoming the public to a dairy farm: Royalwood Dairy

Sylvia Wolters, Pipestone Systems – Educating the public about livestock production: The Discovery Center at the Sioux Empire Fair


Steps to keep the public safe at animal exhibits

Dr. Todd Tedrow, South Dakota Animal Industry Board – Regulations and permitting for public animal exhibits in SD

Dr. Joni Scheftel, State Public Health Veterinarian, Minnesota Dept. of Health – NASPHV/NASAHO recommendations for reducing influenza risk at swine shows

Carrie Klumb, Epidemiologist, Minnesota Department of Health – Educational efforts for agritourism and farm visit providers in Minnesota

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