The Division of Disease Control is committed to disease prevention through disease monitoring, investigation, intervention and public health education in partnership with the public and private health community.
Testing services support the investigation of disease outbreaks and provide direction for disease prevention and control activities. The laboratory serves in a reference capacity for local health units, private and community healthcare facilities and veterinary laboratories.
The Division of State Forensic Examiner provides vital information needed by the county coroner, family of the deceased, Public Health Department, law enforcement, and many other agencies involved in the investigation of a death. The Forensic Examiner Division provides consultation and/or autopsy services to North Dakota County Coroners.