Thursday, September 23, 2021Categories: General, Immunization, Infectious Disease
The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is hosting a flu season virtual kickoff event Monday, September 27, at 9:00am CT. The event will be streamed live on the NDDoH social media channels and will have a virtual press room for the media to use to ask questions.
Monday, September 20, 2021Categories: General, Healthy Living
During national Child Passenger Safety Week, September 19-25, 2021, the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) encourages parents and caregivers to take time to ensure their car seats and booster seats fit their children appropriately and are correctly installed in the vehicle. According to information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nearly half of all car seats are installed incorrectly.
National supply shortage, federal supply limits affect the availability of COVID-19 antibody treatment in ND
Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 01:00 pmCategories: Coronavirus, Emergency Response, General, Immunization
Increased demand and limited supply have led to a change in how COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatments will be distributed across the nation, impacting the availability of treatment for those infected with COVID-19.
Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 11:00 amCategories: Coronavirus, Emergency Response, General, Immunization
The ND Department of Health has received a shipment of the Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine that needs to be distributed this weekend due to the date of expiration.
The Department of Health will be holding two special vaccine clinics to distribute 220 Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine doses this weekend.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 09:35 amCategories: 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.
Friday, September 10, 2021Categories: General, Infectious Disease
The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) announced Friday the state’s first West Nile virus (WNV) related death in 2021.
Tuesday, September 7, 2021Categories: 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.
Friday, September 3, 2021 at 01:30 pmCategories: 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.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021Categories: 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.
Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 12:23 pmCategories: 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.