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Health care in North Dakota

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The North Dakota Department of Health is one of the executive agencies in North Dakota. The primary aim ofNorth Dakota Department of Health the Department is to safeguard and enhance safety and health of the citizen of North Dakota. The Department has six divisions which include: Administrative Support, Medical Services, Community Health, Health Resources, Environmental Health and Emergency Preparedness and Response.

Contact Details
North Dakota Department of Health
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, N.D. 58505-0200
Phone no: 701-328-2372
Fax: 701-328-4727
Website: http://www.ndhealth.gov/

Hospitals in North Dakota


Hospitals in North Dakota are well equipped with all the modern facilities, efficiently staffed and provide 24-hour inpatient care, including nursing, medical, surgical, laboratory, anesthesia, radiology, child care, pharmacy services, mental well being, maternity care and many more services.

Some Notable Hospitals in North Dakota are:

Bismarck Cancer Center
500 North 8th Street
Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone no: (701) 222-6100
Fax: (701) 222-6150
Toll Free: 1-800-248-5511
Website: Bismarck Cancer Center

Cavalier County Memorial Hospital and Clinics
909 2nd St. Langdon, ND 58249
Phone no: 701-256-6100
Website: Cavalier County Memorial Hospital and Clinics

Carrington Health Center
800 4th St N- PO Box 461-Carrington, ND 58421
Phone no: (701) 652-3141
Website: Carrington Health Center

St. Aloisius Medical Center
325 Brewster Street East
Harvey, ND 58341
Phone no: 701-324-4641
Website: St. Aloisius Medical Center

Mercy Hospital
1031 7th Street NE
Devils Lake
North Dakota 58301-2798
Phone no: 701-662-2131
Website: Mercy Hospital

Garrison Memorial Hospital
407 3rd Ave SE
Garrison ND 58540
Phone no: (701) 463-2275
Fax: (701) 463-6569
Website: Garrison Memorial Hospital

Tioga Medical Center
810 Welo Street ~ PO Box 159
Tioga, North Dakota 58852
Ph 701.664.3305 ~ Fax 701.664.2240
Website: Tioga Medical Center

Sakawea Medical Center
hazen Memorial Hospital Association
510 8th Avenue NE
Hazen, ND 58545
Phone no: (701)748-2225
Website: Sakawea Medical Center

Top Hospitals in North Dakota


Aurora Clinic
Aurora Clinic

Aurora Clinic was founded in Grand Forks in North Dakota, in the year 2005. The clinic provides the best medical treatment to the people of the state. The Clinic Services include: Adult medicine, Annual exams and pap smears, Cardiac stress tests, Cosmetic dermatology including Botox, Sculptra, and Restylane, Dermatology and skin biopsy and also Diagnosis and on-going care of acute and chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and asthma, DOT physicals, endoscopy and Gastrointestinal.

Contact Details
Aurora Clinic
1451 44th Ave S Unit F
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Phone no: 01-73-2700
Website: Aurora Clinic

North Dakota State Hospital

The North Dakota State Hospital is located in Jamestown. The hospital provides short-term acute inpatient psychiatric and substance abuse treatment, forensic services, intermediate psycho-social rehabilitation services and safety net services for adults.

Contact Details
2605 Circle Drive
Jamestown, ND 58401-6905
Phone: 701-253-3650
Website: North Dakota State Hospital

St. Alexius Health CenterSt. Alexius Health Center

It is a 306-bed, full-service, acute care medical center that offers a full line of inpatient and outpatient medical services that includes home health and hospice services, primary and specialty physician clinics, a fitness and human performance center and durable medical equipment services.

Contact Details
CHI St. Alexius Health
900 E Broadway Ave
Bismarck ND 58501
Phone no: 701-530-7000
Website: St. Alexius Health Center

Altru Health SystemAltru Health System

It is a community owned system. The main aim of the Altru Health System is to provide world class health facilities to the people of North Dakota.

Contact Details
Altru Health System
P.O. Box 6002
Grand Forks, ND 58206-6002
Phone no: 701-780-5000
Website:Altru Health System

Blood Banks in North Dakota


Several organizations in North Dakota are dedicated to provide organ and blood to that in need. The organizations are committed and striving to meet the transplant needs of the people of North Dakota.
The Blood Banks in North Dakota are listed below:

Blood banks in North Dakota

Biolife Plasma Services
Bismarck, North Dakota 58503
Phone no: 1-701-355-0848
Biolife Plasma Services
Fargo, North Dakota 58103
Phone no:1-701-232-4426

Biolife Plasma Services
Grand Forks, North Dakota 58203
Phone no: 1-701-772-7447

Biological Life Plasma Service
Fargo, North Dakota 58103
Phone no: 1-701-232-4426

United Blood Service
Fargo, North Dakota 58104
Phone no: 1-701-293-9453

United Blood Service
Bismarck, North Dakota 58504
Phone no: 1-701-258-4512

United Blood Service
Bismarck, North Dakota 58504
Phone no: 1-701-255-3520

North Dakota Health Insurance


The Health Insurance Programs not only protects physical health, but also financial health and peace of mind. Health insurance programs provide services to the eligible people free of cost. Health insurance program provides routine check-ups, medicines, special checkups and many more.

North Dakota has initiated many programs that assist the people of the state to pay for the entire or part of their health care or medical costs.

Medicaid Program
Medicaid Program

Medicaid or Medical Assistance is a government health insurance program for the people of North Dakota. This program includes most medical care and services such as hospital care, doctor visits, vision and dental care, prescriptions, physical therapy, long-term care in a nursing home and more. Medicaid helps pay for some medical services, depending on the family’s income and resources.

Read more: Medicaid Program

Oral Health Program

Oral Health Program of the North Dakota Department of Health does not run dental clinics in North Dakota but gives support to specific agencies and organizations to provide dental care. In order to be eligible for the program one must have the following criteria:

  • One must be low-income or uninsured children.
  • Be accompanied by a parent or guardian if younger than 18.
  • Below-income or uninsured adults with emergency dental needs.
  • Supply proof of total household income and family size.

Read more: Oral Health Program

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

WIC is a special Supplemental Nutrition Program for infants, pregnant and breastfeeding women, and children younger than 5 and is available in North Dakota. The Program offers healthy food for proper growth and development of the mother and child and also helps families choose healthier ways of eating.

Read more: Women, Infants and Children

North Dakota Vital Records and Health Statistics


The Division of Vital Records of the North Dakota Department of Health provides registration and certification of the vital events that happen in North Dakota. The events that occur in North Dakota include births, deaths, fetal deaths, marriages and divorces. The Department also offers statistical information on a wide range of categories relating to these events.

Read more: Division of Vital Records

North Dakota Health statistics

Also see how to apply certificates for:

North Dakota Vital Records
[1]
  • Live births in 2013: 10,591
  • Deaths in 2013: 6,059
  • Infant deaths in 2013: 59
  • Neonatal deaths in 2013: 45
  • Postnatal deaths in 2013: 89

Top Leading Causes of Death in 2013
[2]
  • Disease of the heart
  • All Cancers
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Chronic lung diseases
  • Accidental deaths
  • Strokes (cerebrovascular disease)
  • Diabetes
  • Influenza/pneumonia
  • Suicide
  • High blood pressure
  • Cirrhosis of the liver
  • Blood clots and embolisms


References:
  1. North Dakota Vital Records
  2. Leading causes of Death
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