Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 10:00 am

North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) will be announcing Jasmin Child Care and Preschool in Fargo as the first participant of the Non-Traditional Hour Child Care pilot program, the state’s latest effort to build public-private partnerships that can help address urgent child care needs.


Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 11:00 am

Categories: Behavioral Health

North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) marks a significant milestone this month as it commemorates the upcoming two-year anniversary of the rollout of the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. Partnering with FirstLink, North Dakota continues to expand access to critical mental health and crisis intervention services statewide.


Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 12:00 pm

North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus disease this season. The individual lives in Morton County and was hospitalized. There is risk of contracting West Nile virus anytime mosquitoes are active, so it is important to know how to avoid mosquito bites.


Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 09:00 am

North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced that child care providers and parents will begin to experience additional enhancements to the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) this month.


Monday, July 8, 2024 at 08:00 am

Categories: Public Health

North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced awardees for the Statewide Health Strategies Grant funding to 23 projects across the state with the goal of building North Dakota’s capacity to become the healthiest state in the nation.


Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at 11:00 am

North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) warns people about recalled Diamond ShruumzTM products, advising North Dakotans they should not eat, sell, or serve the products. On June 28, the FDA announced a company recall involving Prophet Premium Blends Diamond ShruumzTM chocolate bars, cones, gummies and related products, however, many stores that sell these items are not licensed and regulated by the state. Products may still be available to buy online and through retailers that sell hemp-derived and smoking and vaping products.


Monday, July 1, 2024 at 10:30 am

Summer activities such as camping, swimming and sports are in full swing in North Dakota. North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) is sharing tips and reminders to help North Dakotans enjoy summer in a healthy and safe way.


Friday, June 28, 2024 at 01:00 am

North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) has completed the state's application for the federal Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant funds that support preventive and primary care health services for women and children for the federal fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2024, and ending Sept. 30, 2025. HHS is inviting public comment on the application now through July 12.


Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 11:30 am

Categories: Behavioral Health

Registration is now open for the fourth annual North Dakota Health and Human Services Behavioral Health & Children and Family Services Conference scheduled for Sept. 16-19 at the Bismarck Event Center for behavioral health and child welfare professionals. The conference may also be attended via an online livestream. Three preconference sessions will be held Sept. 16-17 with the regular conference schedule commencing at 1 p.m. CT on Tuesday, Sept. 17.


Monday, June 17, 2024 at 09:00 am

North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) invites residents to a quarterly update about 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 on Thursday, June 20, 1-3 p.m. CT in Bismarck or virtually.