The Risk Of Salmonella Infection From Baby Poultry

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) warns of the potential danger to people who come into contact with live poultry, especially chicks, ducklings and other baby birds. Contact with live poultry or their environments can be a source of human bacterial infections. Multistate outbreaks of salmonellosis, an illness caused by Salmonella bacteria, have occurred…
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Department Of Health Urges Caution During Tick Season

Spring has arrived, and with the warmer weather comes the emergence of ticks, which can carry a variety of diseases. The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) encourages all individuals to take precautions against tick bites when outdoors. “The key to preventing tick-borne diseases, such as Lyme disease, anaplasmosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, is…
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Department Of Health Encourages Individuals To Become Educated During STD Awareness Month

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is encouraging individuals and health care providers to increase conversation about Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) prevention. April is National STD Awareness Month, an observance created to increase awareness about STDs, including their transmission, prevention and treatment. STDs continue to be a major health threat in the United States,…
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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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