Open House hosted by First District Health Unit | News, Sports, Jobs

First District Health Unit in Minot hosted an open house on Monday to showcase all it offers to the community and surrounding areas. Executive Director Holly Brekhus emphasized the importance of informing the public about the wide range of programs and services they provide beyond just COVID-related services.

April 1st marked the start of National Public Health Week, with the American Public Health Association holding events across the nation to promote the services offered by public health officials. First District Health Unit offers 14 programs including emergency preparedness, school health, family planning, general nursing, and injury prevention, among others.

The Environmental Health Division at First District Health Unit provides training, information, and guidance to the public on topics such as food safety, rabies, and hazardous waste. They also regulate and inspect food and beverage establishments, as well as public areas like parks and swimming pools.

In addition to their many programs and services, First District Health Unit serves as a community partner by offering job services, community medical services, and collaborating with other organizations to provide comprehensive care to community members. They refer individuals to different programs or services if needed and aim to build strong relationships with other organizations for mutual benefit.

For more information on all the programs and services offered by First District Health Unit, contact their office directly. In addition

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