New Income Levels For WIC Eligibility

Income eligibility guidelines for the North Dakota Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) have increased based on changes in the federal poverty levels. Effective May 1, 2016, a family of four can earn up to $3,747 each month (or $865 each week for the household) and still meet income eligibility requirements.  …
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Think F-A-S-T: May Is Stroke Awareness Month

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is working to raise awareness about the importance of stroke prevention, early recognition of signs and symptoms of stroke, and the need to act fast by dialing 9-1-1 at the first sign of stroke.  “It is important to learn how to recognize a stroke and urgently call 9-1-1.…
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Health Departments Encourage TALK. TEST. TREAT. During STD Awareness Month

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) and Fargo Cass Public Health, encourage individuals and health care providers to talk about sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention during April, STD Awareness Month. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates approximately 20 million new cases of STDs occur each year in the United States, half of…
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Server Training Educates To Reduce Alcohol Over Serving

FCPH celebrates Alcohol Awareness Month and National Public Health Week April 4-10 Every week, Robyn Litke Sall of Fargo Cass Public Health, along with an area law enforcement officer, educate employees of alcohol serving establishments in the FM area about over serving, deterring underage purchase, spotting false IDs and recognizing when someone is intoxicated. The…
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National Public Health Week

Gov. Jack Dalrymple has proclaimed April 4-10, 2016, as Public Health Week in North Dakota to recognize how the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) and local public health units, along with worksites, coalitions, universities and other organizations, are working to protect and promote the health of all North Dakotans. The national Public Health Week…
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