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Pastir recognized by the de Beaumont Foundation as a leader in public health

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 09:35 am

Categories: General, Healthy Living

Janna Pastir, director of Health Promotion at the North Dakota Department of Health has been recognized as one of the “40 Under 40 in Public Health”

in recognition of her work in public health.


First West Nile virus related death reported in North Dakota

Friday, September 10, 2021

Categories: General, Infectious Disease

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) announced Friday the state’s first West Nile virus (WNV) related death in 2021.


NDDoH holds demonstration for new State Medical Cache ventilators

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Categories: Emergency Response, General

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) Emergency Preparedness Division conducted a working demonstration of the Hamilton ventilator for medical providers such as physicians, nurses and respiratory therapists. The training demonstration was held via video conference.


NDDoH to host live Town Hall to discuss COVID-19 testing and treatments

Friday, September 3, 2021 at 01:30 pm

Categories: Coronavirus, Emergency Response, Immunization, Infectious Disease

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) will host a live Town Hall event Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 12:30 p.m. CT to discuss COVID-19 testing and treatment. They will be discussing topics including the importance of testing, monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatment and the use of Ivermectin.  


Burgum, hospital leaders to hold press briefing Wednesday on COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Categories: Coronavirus, Emergency Response, Immunization, Infectious Disease

Gov. Doug Burgum will hold a virtual press briefing with the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) and hospital officials from across the state at 10 a.m. CT, Wednesday, Sept. 1, to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in North Dakota.


Increase of West Nile Virus Cases Reported in North Dakota

Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 12:23 pm

Categories: General, Infectious Disease

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has seen a rise in reported West Nile virus (WNV) cases in recent weeks. State health officials are reminding people to continue taking precautions against mosquito bites that can cause WNV infection.

As of August 25, 2021, North Dakota confirmed five human WNV cases, with six pending further results. Of the five cases, four were hospitalized and three were neuroinvasive cases. Of the six pending, two are hospitalized. In addition to human cases, two horses, one bird and 16 mosquito pools have also tested positive for WNV.


NDDOH introduces North Dakota COVID-19 Impact Wall

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Categories: Coronavirus, General, Infectious Disease

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has partnered with agency KK Bold to develop an outreach effort for the citizens of North Dakota. This effort, referred to as the North Dakota COVID-19 Impact Wall, features a collection of stories about North Dakotans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and will be promoted in a statewide campaign in the weeks to come.


NDDoH to host live Town Hall to discuss ND COVID-19 Dashboard update, breakthrough, and reinfection data

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 01:30 pm

Categories: Coronavirus, Emergency Response, Immunization, Infectious Disease

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) will host a live Town Hall event Thursday, Aug. 26, at 11:30 a.m. CT to announce an update to the NDDoH Coronavirus Cases Dashboard regarding breakthrough and reinfection data.


NDDoH releases statement on FDA approval of Pfizer vaccine; provides update regarding COVID-19 in ND

Monday, August 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Categories: Coronavirus, Emergency Response, General, Immunization

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted full approval of the first COVID-19 vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older. The vaccine also continues to be available under emergency use authorization (EUA), including for individuals 12 through 15 years of age, and for the administration of a third dose to certain immunocompromised individuals.


NDDoH to hold press briefing Monday on FDA approval of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Monday, August 23, 2021

Categories: Coronavirus, Emergency Response, General, Immunization

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) will hold a press briefing at 3 p.m. CT, Monday, Aug. 23, to discuss the FDA approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine and provide an update about the COVID-19 pandemic in North Dakota.