Help is Just a Phone Call Away

If you need help with flood-related issues, the North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality, your local public health department and other agencies and organizations are available to answer questions. A list of contacts and topics follows. You also may want to check your local phone book for additional sources of information.

North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality
Internet address:
Main Office Number 701-328-5150

North Dakota Department of Health
Internet address:
Main Office Number 701-328-2372

ND Response
Internet address:

Local Public Health Units
Internet address:
Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health 701.355.1540
Cavalier County Health District 701.256.2402
Central Valley Health District (Logan and Stutsman counties) 701.252.8130
City-County Health Unit (Barnes County and Valley City) 701.845.8518
Custer Health Unit (Grant, Mercer, Morton, Oliver and Sioux counties) 701.667.3370
Dickey County Health District 701.349.4348
Emmons County Public Health 701.254.4027
Fargo Cass Public Health 701.241.1360
First District Health Unit (Bottineau, Burke, McHenry, McLean, Renville, Sheridan and Ward counties) 701.852.1376
Foster County Health Department 701.652.3087
Grand Forks Public Health Department 701.787.8100
Kidder County District Health Unit 701.475.2582
Lake Region District Health Unit (Benson, Eddy, Pierce and Ramsey counties) 701.662.7035
LaMoure County Public Health Department 701.883.5356
McIntosh District Health Unit 701.288.3957
Nelson/Griggs District Health Unit 701.322.5624
Pembina County Health Department 701.265.4248
Ransom County Health Department 701.683.6140
Richland County Health Department 701.642.7735
Sargent County District Health Unit 701.724.3725
Southwestern District Health Unit 701.483.0171
Steele County Public Health Department 701.524.2060
Traill District Health Unit 701.636.4434
Upper Missouri District Health Unit (Divide, McKenzie, Mountrail and Williams counties) 701.774.6400
Walsh County Health Department 701.352.5139
Wells County District Health Unit 701.547.3756
Information about sanitation, flood clean-up, food safety, immunizations, flood-related diseases, drinking water safety and general public health information

American Red Cross
Internet address:
Additional financial assistance to aid in flood recovery

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Internet address:
National Flood Insurance Program

Salvation Army
Internet address:
Cleaning supplies, food, toys, clothing and counseling

General Information
North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension Service
Internet address:
Main Office (NDSU) 701.231.8944
Information about cleaning your flooded or water-damaged home, helping your child cope with stress after a disaster, safe handling of food and other educational issues

Poison Information
North Dakota Poison Control Center 1.800.222.1222

Mental Health
Mental Health Association Hotline Dial 2-1-1
North Dakota Department of Human Services – Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse 1.800.755.2719
Crisis counseling for flooding and other recent weather-related problems provided by agencies listed above

Laboratories Certified for Analysis of Private Well Water*
Astro-Chem Lab Inc. (Williston) 701.572.7355
Fargo Cass Public Health 701.298.6986
First District Health Unit Lab (Minot) 701.852.1376
Grand Forks Environmental Lab 701.746.2594
Minnesota Valley Testing Lab (Bismarck) 701.258.9720 or 1.800.279.6885
North Dakota Department of Health: Division of Laboratory Services 701-328-6272
Southwestern District Health Unit (Dickinson) 701.483.0171 or 1.800.697.3145
*Check with a lab to find out if it performs the tests you need.

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