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Bioterrorism

Sargent County District Health Unit works in conjunction with the Emergency Preparedness and Response Section of the North Dakota Department of Health to create and promote a state of readiness and prompt response to protect the health of Sargent County residents during catastrophic events, large scale disasters and emergencies. We accomplish our mission by coordinating education, assessment, planning, response and support services involving public health providers, private medical providers, public safety agencies and government officials.

Programs Include:

  • Health Alert Network: The NDHAN network is a source site for current information about health emergencies in North Dakota and across the US as applicable. The State site is located at http://www.ndhan.gov/.
  • Public Health Preparedness: An all hazards emergency preparedness planning and coordination for Walsh County. Examples include Pandemic Influenza, Response to agents of bioterrorism, etc. The state site is located at http://www.ndhealth.gov/EPR/.
  • Public Health Emergency Volunteer Medical Reserve Corp: PHEVR/MRC is a statewide secure database of credentialed healthcare professionals and others who are interested in volunteering in an emergency. To learn more or join PHEVR/MRC go to https://www.ndhealth.gov/EPR/volunteer/portalLogin.do.

316 Main Street
Forman, ND 58032

Tel: 701-724-3725
Fax: 701-724-3296

9:00am - 4:30pm (Monday - Friday)

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