Family Health & Nutrition

The Division of Family Health & Nutrition promotes healthy eating and physical activity in order to prevent and reduce overweight, obesity, and related chronic diseases in North Dakota. We accomplish our goals through monitoring the nutrition and health status of North Dakotans; providing education and training; developing policy; advocating for nutrition and physical activity issues; promoting partnerships to plan, implement and evaluate community-based interventions; providing technical assistance; and supporting Healthy North Dakota nutrition and physical activity components.

Division Fact Sheet

North Dakota Diabetes Report 2014: HB1443 Report

North Dakota FY 2016 Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant

Programs and Information for the Division Include:

Abstinence Education


Family Planning Program

Head Lice

Infant Care

Maternal and Child Health Nutrition

Medication Administration

Physical Activity
   Pedometer Information
     - How to Use Your Pedometer
     - Walking Log


Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

Umbilical Cord Blood Donation Information

Women's Health Services