Monday, March 20, 2023 at 10:30 amCategories: Public Health
March 19-25 is nationally recognized as Poison Prevention Week. This year’s National Poison Prevention Week theme, “When poison happens, we’re here for you” aims to raise awareness of the danger of poisons and provide appropriate resources available to citizens. This week, North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) is raising awareness about the resources available to families in the event of poisoning. HHS also wants citizens to know that poison centers are available 24/7 for questions and emergencies.
Register for the ND Family-Based Services Conference March 28-31 in Fargo; features training for professionals who work to support strong, stable families
Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 12:00 pmCategories: Children and families
Child welfare and behavioral health professionals, educators and others who work with children and families to promote strong, stable families will benefit from attending the 2023 North Dakota Family-Based Services Conference, March 28-31, at the Holiday Inn of Fargo.
North Dakotans invited to March 16 update on USDOJ settlement agreement efforts to expand in-home care options for people with physical disabilities
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 03:15 pm
North Dakota Health and Human Services is inviting residents to a quarterly update and discussion on March 16, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, on the state’s efforts to make it easier for North Dakotans with physical disabilities to live at home with in-home help and other community support services. The goal is to ensure people have care options and can delay or avoid nursing home care if they choose.
NEW: Working Parents Child Care Relief pilot program is a shared investment by employers, North Dakota and parents in affordable quality child care
Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 01:30 pmCategories: Children and families
North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) is reaching out to employers to participate in the new Working Parents Child Care Relief pilot program. The program will match employer-led child care benefits of at least $300 per month. The new public-private partnership can help employers attract and retain workforce while providing some working parents with financial relief from the high cost of child care for infants and toddlers.
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 10:30 am
North Dakota Health and Human Services is seeking public comment on an amendment to terminate the state’s Medicaid 1915(c) Technology Dependent waiver effective July 1, 2023, due to under use and other available service options.
TEMPORARY CLOSURE UPDATE: 12:30 p.m. CST Update West Central Human Service Center and adjacent HHS offices temporarily close today, March 7
Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at 12:00 pmCategories: Announcement, Closure or Delay
North Dakota Health and Human Services announced that its West Central Human Service Center (WCHSC) and several other offices at its Prairie Hills Plaza location at 1237 W. Divide Ave., in Bismarck, have closed temporarily today, March 7, due to a possible natural gas leak.
Monday, March 6, 2023 at 07:00 amCategories: Announcement, Closure or Delay
WEATHER-RELATED ANNOUNCEMENT: 7 a.m. CST Update
HHS offices in Dickinson will delay opening until 10 a.m. MST today, March 6
Health and Human Services seeks comments on five-year renewal to the Medicaid Children’s Hospice waiver
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 11:30 amCategories: Medical Services Division
Parents of children with a life limiting diagnosis, providers, and other interested stakeholders are invited to provide public comments on proposed renewal of the Medicaid Children’s Hospice waiver. North Dakota Health and Human Services is seeking federal approval to renew the waiver for another five years. Comments will be accepted until March 30, at 5 p.m. CT.
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 07:30 amCategories: Announcement, Closure or Delay
WEATHER-RELATED ANNOUNCEMENT: 7:30 a.m. CST Update
HHS offices in Bismarck, Fargo, Jamestown and Valley City will be closed today, March 1
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at 07:00 amCategories: Announcement, Closure or Delay
North Dakota Health and Human Services offices in Fargo, Jamestown and Valley City will be closed today, Feb. 23, due to hazardous weather and travel conditions. Details appear below.