Backyard Chicken Keeping Open House

An open house to discuss backyard chicken keeping in Fargo will be Wednesday, March 22, from 4-5:30 p.m., in the Oak Room at Fargo Cass Public Health. The open house will begin with a short presentation about the draft. The Fargo City Commission directed the city attorney to work with Fargo Cass Public Health and…
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Kick Butts Day Promotes Tobacco-Free Lifestyle

March 15 marks Kick Butts Day, a day of activism that empowers youth to stay tobacco free by standing out, speaking up, and seizing control against Big Tobacco. Fargo Cass Public Health and the North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy (BreatheND) encourage North Dakota youth to understand how addictive tobacco products are,…
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North Dakota’s Kindergarten Vaccination Rates Increase

Data from the 2016-2017 school immunization assessment indicate that North Dakota’s kindergarten immunization rates have increased from last year. The school immunization assessment is conducted annually by the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH). Results from this year’s assessment show kindergarten vaccine rates have increased from about 91 percent last year to about 94 percent…
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Through With Chew Week Highlights The Dangers Of Smokeless Tobacco

Through With Chew Week, February 19-25, is an effort to call attention to the use and negative health effects of smokeless tobacco, with today, Thursday, Feb. 23, specifically designated as the Great American Spit Out. Fargo Cass Public Health’s goal, alongside the North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy (the Center), is to…
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Screenings And Vaccination Key In Lowering The Risk Of Cervical Cancer

January is National Cervical Health Awareness Month and the Fargo Cass Public Health Clinic is reminding women of the importance to get screened for cervical cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year approximately 12,000 women in the United States get cervical cancer and over 4,000 women die from the…
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