Author Archives: Fargo Cass Public Health

Clinic Moving and Holiday Closure

The Fargo Cass Public Health Clinic will be closed September 3-7 to move to the clinic’s new location, and in observance of Labor Day.  The clinic will re-open on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 1240 25th St. S., Fargo. For questions … Continue reading

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Vaccinating on time is important for disease protection

Parents agree that feeding and sleep schedules are important to help keep their children healthy. The same goes for childhood immunizations. Vaccinating children on time is the best way to protect them from 14 serious and potentially deadly diseases before … Continue reading

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Vaccines important for all stages of life

The North Dakota Department of Health is observing National Immunization Awareness Month and would like to remind all North Dakotans to make sure their family is up-do-date with their immunizations. “Most people think immunizations are just for babies, but they … Continue reading

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Preteens and teens-Protect their futures with vaccines

Taking them to their sports physical, making sure they eat healthy and get plenty of sleep … you know these are crucial to your adolescent’s health. But did you also you know your preteens and teens need vaccines to stay … Continue reading

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City of Fargo recognized as “Infant Friendly” workplace!

Seven North Dakota businesses have been recognized as “Infant-Friendly” in the past year, according to BriAnna Wanner, Maternal and Child Health Nutritionist, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, North Dakota Department of Health. Employers are eligible for this designation if … Continue reading

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Blue-green algae advisory

The North Dakota Department of Health, in conjunction with the Department of Agriculture, Animal Health Division, are advising the public to avoid contact with or swallowing blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, and to protect their pets and livestock. According … Continue reading

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Wildfire Smoke Continues To Affect North Dakota

As wildfires continue to burn across Canada, smoke and hazy conditions will persist in North Dakota over the coming days. The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) reminds residents with respiratory conditions, young children, and the elderly to avoid, and … Continue reading

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Department of Health Releases 2014 Drinking Water Compliance Report

Information about North Dakota’s public water systems is available in the newly released 2014 Drinking Water Compliance Report prepared by the North Dakota Department of Health.  North Dakota public water systems maintain an excellent Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) compliance … Continue reading

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Department of Health Urges At-Risk Residents to Avoid Prolonged Exposure to Wildfire Smoke

Wildfires in Canada are sending smoke across North Dakota and other parts of the U.S.  In North Dakota, particulate matter (PM) is elevated across the state, but is highest in the northern and eastern thirds of the state.  The North … Continue reading

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National HIV Testing Day-June 27

Department of Health Urges Testing for North Dakotans In observance of National HIV Testing Day, June 27, the North Dakota Department of Health is urging people to  “take the test and take control,” according to Gino Jose, HIV Prevention Coordinator … Continue reading

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