Author Archives: Fargo Cass Public Health

Infant immunizations vital to disease protection and prevention

During National Infant Immunization Week, April 18 to 25,  the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) reminds parents of the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases. National Infant Immunization Week is an annual observance that emphasizes the need to … Continue reading

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E-cigarette use triples among middle and high school students in just one year

Current e-cigarette use among middle and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014, according to data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) in today’s … Continue reading

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Wildfire Smoke Can Exacerbate Health Problems

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is urging residents to use caution and avoid wildfires and the resulting smoke from the fires. Wildfires present health concerns for a number of reasons. Because North Dakota’s wildfires are wind-driven, they can change … Continue reading

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Nearly 4000 STD Cases in ND in 2014

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is observing Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month in April to emphasize the importance of educating the public and health care providers about the growing rate of STDs in North Dakota.  The NDDoH … Continue reading

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Celebrating Public Health Collaborations

Gov. Jack Dalrymple has proclaimed April 6-12, 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 … Continue reading

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Are you at risk for diabetes?

As spring ushers in a new season of new beginnings, the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is inviting North Dakotans to take a new step towards becoming healthier on March 24, Diabetes Alert Day. The NDDoH is supporting the … Continue reading

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Public invited to pitch ideas on local food systems

The Cass Clay Food Systems Initiative Advisory Commission has been formed and will have its inaugural public meeting, to address food systems issues in Cass and Clay counties, on Wednesday, March 25, from 1-2:30 p.m., in the Fargo City Commission … Continue reading

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North Dakota Observes Poison Prevention Week

State Health Department Urges North Dakotans to Prevent Unintentional Poisonings In observance of National Poison Prevention Week, March 15 through 21, 2015, the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is encouraging North Dakotans to take measures to avoid unintentional poisonings. … Continue reading

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Suicide Prevention Programs Launched in North Dakota

In an effort to reduce suicide rates in the state, the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is expanding their community education programs to educate citizens on how to recognize the warning signs of suicide. Suicide is a condition that … Continue reading

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North Dakota Physicians Testing for Measles

Department of Health Reminds North Dakotans of the Importance of Measles Vaccination Although no measles cases have yet been identified in North Dakota this year, physicians in North Dakota have identified three suspect cases and have submitted samples to the … Continue reading

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