Towner County Public Health

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

North Dakota Health Tracks
Promoting Healthy Children - Newborns up to Age 21. Those who are enrolled in North Dakota Medicaid are entitled to this FREE preventative health program.

Services included in this program are:

  • Intake of Comprehensive Health History
  • Hearing & Vision Screening
  • Developmental Testing
  • Speech Evaluation
  • Mental Health Assessment
  • Dental Assessment
  • Orthodontic Referral
  • Supportive Counseling
  • Review & Update of Immunization Status
  • Limited Screening of Lab Work
  • Complete Physical Assessment
  • Education Provided per Age on Overall Health, Nutrition & Safety
  • Assistance with Indicated Referrals
  • Fluoride Varnishing

For more information in regards to Health Tracks, go to:
North Dakota Health Tracks ND Health Track Services are provided by Lake Region Health Unit.

School Nursing
Health education classes, counseling, and screening performed by Registered Nurse. Services include:

  • Screening for Vision, Hearing, Scoliosis, Height, Weight & Blood Pressure
  • Health Education as needed
  • Assessment and Planning for Specific Health Needs (i.e. Diabetes, Epilepsy)
  • Referral and Folow up for Specific Health Needs (i.e. asthma)
  • Assist with and monitor immunization status of students in accordance

Child Seat Safety
Towner County Public Health is committed to the safety of our children while riding in a vehicle. The department has a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician on staff that can help you in determining the proper child restraint for your child, how to install it correctly in the vehicle, how to properly secure the child in the restraint, and any other passenger safety issues you may have.

For more information on Maternal and Child Health contact us by phone or email.