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North Dakota Department of Health announces Minot and Jamestown dispensary opening dates

Monday, September 16, 2019 at 08:00 am

Categories: all, Medical Marijuana

On September 19, the sixth medical marijuana dispensary in North Dakota is expected to open in Minot. The Herbology dispensary in Minot is located at 2301 16th Street Southwest. On September 24, the Herbology dispensary in Jamestown is expected to open. The Jamestown facility is located at 1513 Business Loop East.


North Dakota Department of Health announces Devils Lake dispensary opening date

Friday, September 13, 2019 at 08:00 am

Categories: all, Medical Marijuana

On September 17, the fifth medical marijuana dispensary in North Dakota is expected to open in Devils Lake. The Herbology dispensary in Devils Lake is located at 310 Highway 2 East.


Vaping-related illness reported in North Dakota

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 08:00 am

Categories: all, Healthy Living, Vaping-related Illness

North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) received the first report of severe respiratory illness with a history of vaping or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) use. North Dakota now joins 25 other states who have reported more than 200 potential cases of severe respiratory illness from e-cigarettes among teenagers and adults.


NDDoH is seeking information on exposure to puppy with rabies

Friday, August 30, 2019 at 08:00 am

Categories: all, Healthy Living, Immunization, Infectious Disease

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is working with the South Dakota Department of Health in seeking individuals possibly exposed to a rabid puppy or the puppy’s littermates.


Slow down: back to school means sharing the road

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 08:00 am

Categories: all, Injury and Violence Prevention

As children are heading back to school, the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is reminding North Dakotans to pay attention to pedestrians. Drivers should diligently watch for children who may dart out between cars or cross the street without looking.


HPV immunization rates increase in North Dakota

Friday, August 23, 2019 at 08:00 am

Categories: all, Healthy Living, Immunization

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) and the American Cancer Society North Region are pleased to report that the percent of teens in North Dakota receiving the first dose of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has increased from 72.5% in 2017 to 76.7% in 2018 according to information released yesterday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


Simple precautions can prevent tularemia

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 08:00 am

Categories: all, Healthy Living, Infectious Disease

A rabbit found in Sheridan County tested positive for Francisella tularensis, the
bacteria that causes the zoonotic disease, tularemia. The disease can be transmitted through direct
contact with blood or tissue of infected animals, inhalation of contaminated dust or aerosols, ingestion
of contaminated food or water, and through the bites of infected ticks and deer flies. Humans and
domestic animals are susceptible to tularemia, which can be life-threatening if untreated.


State Health Council meeting scheduled for August 14, 2019

Friday, August 9, 2019 at 08:00 am

Categories: all, State Health Council

The State Health Council, the advisory body of the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH), will hold a meeting Wednesday, August 14, 2019, in Conference Room 212 located in the Judicial Wing of the North Dakota Capitol Building in Bismarck at 9 a.m. If special accommodations are needed for the meeting, please call 701-328-2408.


NDDoH announces Bismarck dispensary opening date

Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 01:30 pm

Categories: all, Medical Marijuana

On August 13, the fourth medical marijuana dispensary in North Dakota is expected to open in Bismarck. Harvest of Bismarck is located at 1207 Memorial Highway.   


Take precautions to stay healthy at summer events

Friday, July 12, 2019 at 08:00 am

Categories: all, Infectious Disease

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) reminds people to take healthy precautions while enjoying summer activities and events such as fairs, festivals, carnivals, and rodeos. Certain germs, like Campylobacter, E. coli and influenza, can be passed back and forth between humans and animals.