National Alcohol and Drugs Facts Week (NADFW) Coloring Contest March 30th- April 5th 2020

Follow instructions for coloring contest!

Please hand in your paper copy at Richland Law Enforcement Center in BLACK DROPBOX inside SOUTH DOOR at 413 3rd Avenue North, Wahpeton, North Dakota.  Or send via email to by 4:00pm April 3rd 2020 for a chance to have  your drawing published on Dakota Avenue digital BILLBOARD!! Contact 701-642-7735 for questions.

Babysitting Class

Babysitting Basics is designed to teach how to provide safe and responsible care for infants, toddlers, and young children. Skills taught at the three hour class include diapering, feeding, safety, age appropriate activities, discipline, and leadership. Each child receives a certificate upon completion of the class.

Please call Richland County Health Department for additional information and to register. 701-642-7735


Home Alone Class

Home Alone class is designed to help families develop the life skills needed when the decision is made for a child to stay home alone. The three hour class is for the child, with work to be completed with an adult about specific situations and instructions in their own home.

Contact Richland County Health Department at 701-642-7735 for any questions or further information.

March 2020 Schedule of Services



March 2020

Here is the schedule of services for the Richland County Health Department for March.  There is a fee for these services.

Family Planning Clinic offers birth control methods, STD testing and treatment Monday-Friday 8:00-4:00 p.m. by a family planning nurse.  Provider visits are scheduled by appointment the third Wednesday of every month, or by telemedicine at a time convenient with your schedule. 

Foot Care Clinics will be held Monday, March 2nd and Tuesday, 17th, at the Wahpeton Senior Center from 11:45-2:45 p.m.  Call 642-7735 for an appointment at either location.  Foot Care is provided to clients who are not able to trim their own toenails due to physical limitations.  Foot Care does not include any treatment for ingrown nails, calluses, and/or infection.

Immunizations are available at Richland County Health Department Monday-Friday from

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. by appointment.  Call 642-7735 to schedule.

Flu Shot Friday Every Friday from 8:30 – 4:30 at Health Department, second floor of Law    Enforcement center.

Health Tracks a wellness child check-up for those who have North Dakota Medicaid, the 1st and 3rd of every month and for 0- 21 years of age.  Health check-up by an R.N., updating immunizations, dental screenings, orthodontic screening, hearing and vision screens, Developmental screens and blood lead level screening.  Call to schedule your appointment at 642-7735.

Weigh 2 Change structured program developed specifically to prevent type 2 diabetes.  Classes will be from January 8th, 2020 weekly for 16 weeks 12 – 1 pm at Wahpeton Community Center. Call to register at 642-7735 to reserve your spot.

Online Weight 2 Change structured program developed specifically to prevent type 2 diabetes.  Weekly class on Thursdays starting February 20th from 6-7 pm.  More details to come.  Call to register for your spot.


Information on these and other services offered by Richland County Health Department are available on our website