Below you will find third-party sites and resources. If you have a favorite resource that's not included in the list, please let us know.
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Government Health Sites
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- North Dakota Department of Health
It's amazing how public health affects our lives every day. We breathe clean air and drink safe, sparkling water. Our garbage is disposed of properly. We can do our jobs in smoke-free workplaces and feel confident that the food we eat in restaurants is safe. Our children are immunized against many diseases that struck fear into the heart of every parent just a few decades ago. These accomplishments and more are due to the efforts of public health at the state and local level.
- South Dakota Department of Health
The mission of the South Dakota Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health and well-being of all South Dakotans.
- Community Health Ventures - Value in Purchasing Program
Community Health Ventures (CHV) is the business development affiliate of the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). By negotiating group purchasing agreements that achieve better pricing, service, and contractual terms for the products and services health centers use on a daily basis, CHV helps health centers reduce costs and remain competitive.
- Henry Schein, Inc.
Through comprehensive solutions in medical, dental, 340B, and technology, Henry Schein, Inc. is dedicated to helping health centers optimize and expand quality, cost-effective care to the communities in which they serve. Henry Schein, the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, is a Fortune 500® company recognized for its excellent customer service, highly competitive prices, and commitment to social responsibility.
- Kreisers, Inc.
Kreisers is a major regional distributor across the upper midwest offering a complete line of medical equipment and supplies to hospitals, physicians, nursing homes and home health providers.
Health Care Workforce
- Community Health Association of the Mountain/Plains States (CHAMPS)
Visit the CHAMPS Job Opportunities Bank (JOB) to explore clinical and administrative career opportunities at Community, Migrant, and Homeless Health Centers (CHCs) and related organizations in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming (Federal Region VIII).
- National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) Career Center
Link to NACHC's job board and learn about health center careers
- National Health Service Corp (NHSC)
Learn more about how you can pay back your student loans while giving back to your community.
- North Dakota Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
The North Dakota Area Health Education Center (AHEC) works to enhance access to quality primary care and public health in rural and underserved areas, by improving the supply and distribution of health care professionals through community and academic partnerships
- South Dakota Healthcare Workforce Center
Working to ensure a competent and qualified healthcare workforce that meets the health needs of all South Dakota residents.
- South Dakotas Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
The South Dakota Area Health Education Center (AHEC) collaborates with a network of community, state, healthcare and academic partners committed to meeting the healthcare workforce needs of South Dakota.
- The Health Workforce Information Center
The Health Workforce Information Center (HWIC) provides free access to the most recent resources on the nation’s health workforce in one easy-to-use online location. Resources available through HWIC’s Web site will help health providers, educators, researchers and policymakers around the nation develop strategies to meet future workforce demands.
Through HWIC, you can stay up-to-date with the latest health workforce news and events, and connect with experts and organizations across the country.
- The National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network (3rnet)
The National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network (3RNet) members are not-for-profit organizations helping health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas throughout the country.
- The UND Center for Rural Health
Housed at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks, North Dakota, the Center for Rural Health serves the people of the state, region and nation. As a resource, we identify and research rural health issues, analyze health policy, strengthen local capabilities, develop community-based alternatives, and advocate for rural concerns.
Healthy Lifestyle Initiatives
- Building a Healthy North Dakota
Healthy North Dakota is a dynamic, statewide partnership that continues to grow as new stakeholders become engaged. Over 400 committee members are working together and finding solutions for healthier living.
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. For 3 decades, Healthy People has established benchmarks and monitored progress over time in order to:
Encourage collaborations across communities and sectors.
Empower individuals toward making informed health decisions.
Measure the impact of prevention activities.
This web site was created to help South Dakotans become more physically active and eat healthier foods. Come back often for more credible health information and inspiration to “Live Better. Grow Stronger.“
- Health Center Program Policies: About PINS & PALS
Policy Information Notices (PINs) define and clarify policies and procedures that grantees funded under Section 330 must follow. Program Assistance Letters (PALs) summarize and explain items of significance for health centers, including, for example, HRSA program implementation activities, recently enacted laws, final regulations, and/or new HHS initiatives.
- Health Center Program Site Visit Guide
The Guide is the Bureau of Primary Health Care’s standardized review instrument used to conduct Operational Site Visits and other types of site visits at health centers and is updated annually.
- Health Resources and Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable.
- National Health Service Corps
Building Healthy Communities in Areas with Limited Access to Care
We offer financial and other support to primary care providers and sites.
- Community Health Vote
The very nature of America's Health Centers makes them an integral part of how low income Americans as well as immigrants are involved in and integrated into their communities and a natural place for helping them take the step to be more informed and civically engaged. By participating in Community Health Vote at your health center, you can have the POWER to Protect YOUR HEALTH CARE and America’s Health Centers.
- NACHC Grassroots Advocacy Center
One person working to raise public awareness and build support for health centers can have a major impact. Many people working together can achieve exponentially greater gains.
So, how can you get involved? It’s easy. Join the NACHC advocacy network and send messages to Congress. Create events to celebrate National Health Center Week. Write letters to the editor. Collect signatures of patients on a petition supporting significant legislation.
- National Association of Community Health Centers
The mission of the NACHC is: “To promote the provision of high quality, comprehensive and affordable health care that is coordinated, culturally and linguistically competent, and community directed for all medically underserved populations.”
- National Health Center Week
We invite you to join us in celebrating National Health Center Week 2012, August 5th-11th to recognize the work America’s Health Centers do each day to work toward the goal of ensuring everyone has access to a health care home.
- The Campaign to Save America's Health Centers
A project of NACHC: The Campaign for America’s Health Centers was launched because the Health Centers program faces real threats to its future as a result of actions already taken by and proposals being considered in Congress.