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Our organization serves all residents of Richland County. The programs can be classified into the six major areas: Public Health, Home Health, Family Planning, WIC, Maternal Child Health, and Environmental Services.

  Working together promoting healthy lifestyles and living well.      

Community Resource Program
The purpose is to reduce the disparities in health care services and access to health care by coordinating and strengthening integrated community health delivery systems for the community.

Emergency Preparedness / Environmental
Emergency Preparedness / Environmental Services is dedicated to protecting and providing a healthier way of life for the residents of Richland County.

Family Planning Program
Family planning assists women and men in understanding and taking responsibility for their reproductive health. It is accomplished through education, counseling and medical services.

Health Promotion
Richland County Health Department promotes activities that increase the levels of health and well-being of individuals, families and communities.

HIV / STI Testing / Hepatitis C
Confidential testing and counseling is available.

Home Health Program
Compassionate care delivered to your doorstep by Registered Nurses and Home Health Aides.

Vaccines prevent disease in the people who receive them and protect those who come in contact with unvaccinated people. Vaccines prevent infection and save lives. Immunizations slow down or stop disease outbreaks.

Influenza / Pandemic
The goal of the Influenza-Pandemic Program is to preserve the quality of life in Richland County by reducing and preventing cases through public education and awareness.

Maternal and Child Health
Within this page you will find information regarding the following topics; immunizations, newborn home visiting program, Health Tracks, and school nursing.

Tobacco Prevention Program
Tobacco prevention and control education and policies.

Tuberculosis Program
Richland County Health Department offers Tuberculin Skin Testing and medication for TB infections and TB active disease cases.

Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)
WIC is a nutrition program for pregnant women, breastfeeding women for up to 12 months after delivery, postpartum women up to 6 months after delivery, and infants and children up to 5 years of age who live in North Dakota and meet the income guidelines.

Women's Way
Women's Way is a breast and cervical cancer early detection program for income and age eligible North Dakota women.

Other Healthcare providers in the Wahpeton, ND area include:

Sanford Health

332 2nd Ave N  Wahpeton, ND 58075



Essentia Health

275 11th St. S Wahpeton, ND 58075


St. Francis Healthcare Campus

2400 St. Francis Drive Breckenridge, MN 56520


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