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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.


North Dakota Department of Health Launches HIV Prevention and Care Board

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Categories: General

Saturday, June 5, 2021, marked the 40th anniversary of when the first five cases of AIDS were officially reported. In addition, June 5 was a day to commemorate the 32 million people who have died from AIDS-related illnesses worldwide and honor the long-term survivors.


North Dakota Parks & Recreation Department and North Dakota Department of Health encourage participation in National Trails Day

Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 03:30 pm

Categories: General, Healthy Living

Hiking, biking, horseback riding, and motorized recreation all have one thing in common: trails. There is no better way to celebrate and appreciate the hard work put into North Dakota’s trail systems and recognize the benefits these trails provide for recreation and exposure to the outdoors than on National Trails Day, June 5. This event is a nationwide effort that takes place annually on the first Saturday in June and encourages everyone to explore and advocate for trails. This weekend a number of state parks are hosting events across the state to recognize the day. In partnership with the North Dakota Department of Health, North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department is encouraging participation in opportunities to volunteer on a trail project, collect litter, or join in a guided hike or trail activity all while finding physical, mental and emotional restoration.


North Dakota Department of Health recommendations and resources for travelers

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Categories: Coronavirus, General

As many North Dakotans begin to plan travel, the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) wants to remind citizens of COVID-19 travel recommendations and testing resources.