Family Health

Mission: The Division of Family Health administers state and federal programs designed to improve the health of North Dakota families. The division provides funding, technical assistance, training, needs assessment, educational materials and other resources to local public health units, schools and other public and private entities that offer health services in North Dakota communities.

Programs and Information:

Abstinence Education


Bright Futures

Child-Care Health and Safety

Coordinated School Health

Cribs for Kids

Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Program

Family Planning Program

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)/Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE)

Head Lice

Infant Care

Medication Administration

Newborn Screening Program

Oral Health Program


Pregnancy/Optimal Pregnancy Outcome Program (OPOP)

School Nursing

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Umbilical Cord Blood Donation Information

Women's Health Services


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