Who We Are

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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North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality Warns Residents About Wildfire Smoke
BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality advises residents, especially those with respiratory conditions, to consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities while smoky conditions remain across the state. Wildfires in northwestern Canada are sending smoke across North Dakota.
Flood information for wells and septic systems
Information about wells and septic systems with a flood event.

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Covid Vaccination Registration

Bivalent boosters now available. Covid 19 vaccinations are provided in our offices. Call any of our offices for an appointment or for the Williston office you can walk in Thursdays from 3-5:30pm.

Divide County UMDHU Office: 701-965-6813

McKenzie County UMDHU Office: 701-444-3449

Mountrail County UMDHU Office: 701-628-2951

Williams County UMDHU Office: 701-774-6400 or 1-877-572-3763

-Will bill BCBS, Sanford, United Health Care, Meritain, Medica, Medicare Part B and Medicaid for flu vaccination
-Please bring insurance card
-Flu shot $55 and High Dose (65 years and older) $95
- Help us protect others and please wear a cloth mask to your appointment and don’t come if you have illness symptoms.
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Mental Health Resources
Upper Missouri District Health Unit has launched Credible Mind website with lots of Mental and Behavioral Health Resources within the UMDHU district (Williams, McKenzie, Mountrail, Divide). This is a FREE online platform that brings together expert rated and vetted videos, podcasts, apps, online programs, books and articles all in one easy to use place. Confidential and available 24/7, with CredibleMind you can learn new skills, understand your own mental health, take a mental health assessment and browse our library of thousands of mental wellbeing resources.

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UMDHU complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Interpretation options are available to communicate effectively with us.
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