FCPH Tobacco Prevention Coordinator Recognized For Outstanding Service

The Outstanding Rural Health Award recipients for 2016 were recognized at the 2016 Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health’s annual banquet on Tuesday, May 17 at the Alerus Center. Holly Scott, tobacco prevention coordinator at Fargo Cass Public Health, (FCPH) was selected for the Outstanding Service award. The Outstanding Service award honors an individual…
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Women Reminded To Make Their Health A Priority.

During Women’s Health Week, May 8-14,  the North Dakota Department of Health and Fargo Cass Public Health, would like to encourage women to make their health a priority and help them understand what steps they can take to improve their health. What steps can women take for better health? Visit a healthcare provider for a…
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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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