The North Dakota Department of Health, Community Health Division supports families and communities working to improve the health and safety of North Dakotans by providing education and services, advocating healthy behaviors, assuring quality programs, developing policies, and engaging in statewide partnerships.
The section is responsible for coordination of public health education and intervention activities, including wellness promotion and health-risk reduction, promotion of optimal nutrition, reduction of tobacco use, injury prevention and improvements in dental health. Many of the services are provided through local public health units.
Divisions in this section include: Cancer Prevention and Control, Chronic Disease, Family Health, Injury Prevention and Control, Nutrition and Physical Activity, and Tobacco Prevention and Control. Go to the web site and click on "Contact Us" for information on the various sections of this division.