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The Upper Missouri District Health Unit (UMDHU) was founded and began offering sanitation and nursing services in Divide, McKenzie and Williams Counties in 1947. It was the third public health unit formed in the state. Mountrail County joined the health unit in 1949. The central office is located in Williston; satellite offices are maintained in Crosby, Stanley and Watford City (all are county seats).
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Latest News
 

25
April
Take precautions to prevent rabies
BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) and the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) are reminding the public to be aware of the risk of rabies. Rabies is a viral infection that affects mammals, including humans. In the United States, the virus circulates in wild animals and is most commonly found in bats, raccoons, skunks, coyotes, and foxes. Rabid wildlife can transmit rabies to unvaccinated cats, dogs, and farm animals, which then pose a threat to people.
15
April
With Spring Comes Ticks and the Diseases They Spread
Upper Missouri District Health Unit (UMDHU) wants to remind people that with temperatures warming up one of North Dakota’s more annoying pests will be returning bringing with it diseases that can be serious. Ticks in ND can be carriers of Lyme Disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Tularemia, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis and Ehrlichiosis.

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Upcoming Events
 

29
May
Construction at Williston Office
Construction will start June 4th and last throughout the summer at the Williston UMDHU office. Parking may be difficult at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience. Parking map linked.
29
July
Free testing clinic
Free HIV, Hepatits C, gonorrhea, chlamydia, & syphilis testing will be available on behalf of Upper Missouri District Health Unit with no appointment necessary at Northwest Human Services Center, 316 2nd Ave W, Williston, ND, Monday, July 29th 1pm-4pm. Take this step towards protecting your health! Who needs to get tested? Anyone who has unprotected sex or a current/past history of injection drug use. This event is open to the public and is strictly confidential. For more information, contact our office at 701-774-6400, toll free at 1-877-572-3763

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