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NDDoH to host live webinar about COVID-19 Delta variant and vaccine effectiveness

Friday, July 23, 2021

Categories: Coronavirus, General, Immunization, Infectious Disease

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) will host a live webinar with Dr. Paul Carson, infectious disease specialist and professor of public health at North Dakota State University, and Molly Howell, immunization director for the NDDoH, to share information about the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus.


NDDoH reminds public to take precautions amid Delta variant concerns

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Categories: Coronavirus, Emergency Response, General, Immunization, Infectious Disease

As the Delta variant of COVID-19 has recently emerged as the dominant strain in the United States, the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) reminds the public of the importance of prevention measures and vaccinations to reduce the risk of transmitting SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.


NDDoH to host live Town Hall with North Dakota doctors to discuss COVID-19 vaccines and fertility

Monday, July 19, 2021

Categories: Coronavirus, General, Immunization

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) will host a live, virtual “Ask a Doctor” Town Hall event at 1 p.m. CT Wednesday, July 21, with doctors from across the state to discuss COVID-19 vaccines and fertility.


New interactive maps help caregivers find resources for child passenger safety

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Categories: General

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) Child Passenger Safety Program has launched Child Passenger Safety Resource Interactive Maps. These statewide maps can be found online at health.nd.gov/carseatmap and provide the most up-to-date resources for hands-on assistance with child passenger safety needs including car seats, booster seats, and seat belts.  


Take precautions to stay healthy at summer events

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Categories: General, 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.


North Dakota Businesses Encouraged to Earn Designation to Support Working Moms

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Categories: General

The fastest growing segment of North Dakota’s workforce is mothers of young children. With a majority of North Dakota mothers returning to work after having a baby, the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is encouraging businesses to support this integral part of the workforce by earning their Infant Friendly Workplace designation.


Prevent foodborne illness this summer with food safety tips

Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 12:15 pm

Categories: General, Healthy Living, Infectious Disease

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) reminds people that proper food handling and preparation can help prevent foodborne illness. Each year one out of six Americans get sick from contaminated foods or beverages, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates.


COVID-19 test results available through new Citizen Portal

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 09:50 am

Categories: Coronavirus, Emergency Response

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has collaborated with North Dakota Information Technology (NDIT) to make COVID-19 test result reports available to view, download and print in a single location. Individuals who have registered through TestReg.nd.gov can now access their COVID-19 test result reports for tests that were resulted after June 10th, 2021.


NDDoH confirms presence of COVID-19 delta variant in North Dakota

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Categories: Coronavirus, General, Immunization, Infectious Disease

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) announced today that it has confirmed the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus has been detected in North Dakota. The case occurred in an adult who was not hospitalized.


Prevention of West Nile virus begins with protecting yourself

Monday, June 14, 2021

Categories: General, Infectious Disease

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) reminds residents that preventing mosquito bites is the most effective way to avoid West Nile virus (WNV) disease. One case of human WNV from Sargent County has been reported to the NDDoH so far this year. The individual was not hospitalized.