Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 08:00 amCategories: 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.
Friday, August 9, 2019 at 08:00 amCategories: 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.
Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 01:30 pmCategories: 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.
Friday, July 12, 2019 at 08:00 amCategories: 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.
Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 08:00 amCategories: Infectious Disease, Immunization
The new school year will be here before you know it, and the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) would like to remind parents to make sure their children are up to date on immunizations.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 08:00 amCategories: Medical Marijuana
On July 12, the third medical marijuana dispensary in North Dakota is expected to open in Williston. Harvest of Williston is located at 120 26th Street East, Unit 500.
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 02:00 pmCategories: General, Healthy Living
The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) disease this season. The individual resides in McHenry county and was not hospitalized.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 08:30 amCategories: General, Injury and Violence Prevention
The North Dakota Department of Health’s (NDDoH) Rape Prevention and Education Program announces the expansion of Green Dot, a sexual violence primary prevention strategy to Bismarck-Mandan, the fourth community in North Dakota.