Maternal - Child Health


Parent Resources

Prescription Connection

Need help paying for prescriptions for you or your family? Contact the Prescription Connection for North Dakota. It is a program that connects kids and families with free and low-cost prescription drugs, direct from the drug company.

For more information, or to sign up for the program, please call 1-888-575-6611 or visit

Injury Prevention – North Dakota Department of Health Injury Prevention and Control –

School Health

Nutrition – Nutritionist and Dieticians work with school in the 4-county service area to assist with food plans, food guidelines, and consulting.

Immunizations – Public Health Nurses work with area schools to ensure required immunizations are available and students are vaccinated, as needed.

Car Seat Safety – Instruction is provided in all four counties.

Bringing Baby Home

A baby follow-up program is available for newborns and infants up to 4 months of age. A nurse will weigh and measure your baby and answer any question you may have. A board Certified Lactation Consultant will also be available to assist moms with any breastfeeding questions or concerns. Walk in with no appointment needed, no cost.

Any family living in Divide, McKenzie, Mountrail or Williams County is eligible for participation even if they delivered elsewhere.  

Bringing Home Baby is held on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays between 1:00PM and 4:00 PM at CHI St. Alexius Health Williston. Enter through Door #1 and follow the signs to Bringing Baby Home location.

Call 701-774-6400 or toll-free 1-877-572-3763 for more information.

Women Infants and Children (WIC)

WIC Because You Care

WIC is a program for pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants, and children younger than 5 and is available in all counties in North Dakota. WIC offers healthy food for proper growth and development and helps families choose healthier ways of eating.

What is WIC?

WIC is a federal nutrition program that gives you:
  • nutrition information, counseling and support
  • breastfeeding information and support
  • nutritious foods
  • health screenings
  • referrals to other services

To be eligible for WIC,
  1. You must be:
    • pregnant woman;
    • breastfeeding woman (up to one year after giving birth)
    • new mother (up to six months after giving birth)
    • parent, guardian or caretaker who has an infant or child younger than 5 years of age


  2. Your gross annual household income must be within WIC Guidelines (see below). Note: You may have a job and still meet these guidelines.

North Dakota WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines 2023/2024

Before Taxes

Household Size
$ 536
$37,814$3,152$ 728
For each additional
household member add:

Upper Missouri District Health Unit holds clinics in Williston, Stanley and Watford City. All clients (including those in Crosby) please call 701-774-6401 for more information.

Additional information can be found at North Dakota Department of Health WIC
WIC is an equal Opportunity program. USDA policy does not permit discrimination because of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap or age. Any person who believes he/she has been discriminated against in any USDA related activity should write immediately to: Secretary of Agriculture or Director, Office of Advocacy and Enterprise, USDA, Washington, D.C., 202050.


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