Vulnerable Populations Are Part Of Emergency Planning

At risk or vulnerable populations are often those who live independently or with the help of a caregiver, and yet may need additional assistance in the event of a disaster, especially in the area of transportation. These populations include, but are not limited to: Those with a disability, frail or have significant health issues; Elderly…
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Designate A Sober Driver For Super Bowl MVP

Don’t do the Super Bowl stumble to your vehicle – the Fargo Regional DUI Task Force will have extra patrols on the road during Super Bowl weekend. If you plan to host a party, review the rules with your guests prior to kickoff: Either use a sober driver, cab, public transportation, or plan to crash…
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Grant Allows Special TDaP Pricing

Fargo Cass Public Health is supplying  tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (TDaP) vaccine to any adolescent or adult in need of vaccination at the reduced cost of $13.90 until March 31, 2011,  thanks in part to a grant from the North Dakota Department of Health.    A booster dose of tetanus and diphtheria (Td) is recommended every…
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January Is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

The North Dakota Department of Health is reminding women of the importance of regular pap tests. Although cervical cancer is highly preventable through screening and other preventive measures, about 4,200 women die from the disease in the United States each year. Having a Pap test regularly is the key to preventing cervical cancer. About 50…
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Fargo Cass Public Health Holiday Hours

Fargo Cass Public Health, as well as all City of Fargo offices and the Fargo Public Library, will be closed on Friday, December 24. The City of Fargo Solid Waste Department’s garbage and recycling schedule for the week of December 20 is as follows: Monday and Tuesday collections will be on MONDAY. Wednesday collections will…
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