Emergency Preparedness and Response

Mission Statement

The Emergency Preparedness and Response Section of the North Dakota Department of Health is dedicated to creating and promoting a state of readiness and prompt response to protect the health of North Dakotans during catastrophic events, large scale disasters and emergencies. We accomplish our mission by coordinating education, assessment, planning, response and support services involving public health providers, private medical providers, public safety agencies and government officials.

Emergency Medical Systems

The Division of Emergency Medical Systems (DEMS) serves as North Dakota's lead emergency medical services (EMS) agency.

Hospital Preparedness Division

The Hospital Preparedness Program coordinates and supports emergency preparedness activities across the healthcare continuum...

Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response Division

All hazards emergency planning and preparedness activity coordination for state and local public health.

N.D. Health Alert Network (NDHAN) Program

The NDHAN serves as a communication network between the N.D. Dept. of Health and it's internal and external stakeholders.



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