Welcome to the North Dakota Health Alert Network (NDHAN) website, your source for current information about health emergencies. The NDHAN serves as a communication network among state and local public health agencies, healthcare providers, hospitals and emergency management officials. Established through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the NDHAN is part of the North Dakota Department of Health's Emergency Preparedness and Response program. The information provided on this website is based upon recommendations from the CDC and other health organizations. Please check often for the most up-to-date information.

Membership to receive Health Advisories from the N.D. Health Alert Network (NDHAN) is by request only. Please click on the following link to signup for ND HAN alerts or to update your current information. NDHAN Signup Page.

If you believe that you have been exposed to a biological or chemical agent, or if you believe an intentional biological threat will occur or is occurring, please contact your local health department and/or your local police or other law enforcement agency.


Requesting a Health Alert Network (HAN) Message

The process for requesting a HAN message for your facility is the same for both exercises and real events.

  • For real time messaging, call 701-328-0707 and ask for the case manager 
  • Please specify whether this is an exercise or real event.
  • To request a non emergency message that can be sent the next business day use the HAN Alert Request Form below.

HAN Alert Request Form

HAN Document Library