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Warning sign "beware of ticks" in infested area in the green forest with walkers

Quest for a Bloodmeal: How to Prevent Becoming a Tick’s Next Host

We have all seen them: small, light or dark brown ticks attached to a person or animal, slowly engorging themselves on blood. Or, perhaps more disturbing, you may have felt their tiny legs crawling up your arm or leg. In either instance, the ‘ick’ factor surrounding ticks should be enough to make everyone want to learn how to prevent being bitten. Ticks are arachnids and are related to mites and spiders. They are typically most active in spring, summer and fall, but can be active...

  • Men’s Health Stigmas

    Below is the transcription to the above audio: This is KNOWTIFY. Take a minute for your health. Hello, my name is Hunter Parisien and I am a tribal health liaison working for the North Dakota Department of Health. June is Men’s Health Month and I would like to take this opportunity to talk to you […]

  • Men’s Health Month

    Hannah Hanson, Men's Health Coordinator at the North Dakota Department of Health. She is celebrating Men's Health Month and encouraging both men and women alike to use this month as an opportunity to prioritize the health of men in North Dakota.

  • Hepatitis A in Strawberries and Food Safety Tips

    Molly Howell, MPH, with the North Dakota Department of Health talks about the outbreak of Hepatitis A linked to fresh, organic strawberries.

  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

    NDDoH Injury Prevention Program Director Beth Oestreich speaks with Luke Askew about some safety tips for National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.

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