About Us

Central Valley Health District was established in 1973. The main office is located at 122 2nd St NW in beautiful downtown Jamestown and serves residents of Stutsman and Logan County. The Board of Health governs the agency. Funding for agency services come from local, state and federal funds, including grants, private insurance and a sliding fee.

All eligible persons shall have equal access to the programs, facilities and employment of this agency, without regard to race, creed, economic status, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental handicap.

VISION

To be the healthiest community to live, learn, work, and play.

MISSION

Prevent, promote, protect for optimal community health.

CORE VALUES

  • Collaboration – Working with other facilities and services in the community to promote optimal community health.
  • Respect – Embrace the dignity and diversity of individuals, groups, and communities.
  • Science – Support and promote evidence-based practices.
  • Teamwork – Working together to share purpose and common goal.
  • Excellence – Achieve the highest quality in what we do.
  • Innovation – Integrating new ideas and technology into practical processes to improve our effectiveness.
  • Prevention – Using knowledge to prevent disease and injury and make smart decisions to stay healthy.

STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

  • Increase awareness of values of public health in our community.
  • Develop and implement strategies to obtain sustainable, adequate public health.
  • Ensure optimal competent workforce to fulfill our mission.
  • Focus public health practice to address the determinants of health.
  • Practice collaborative/integrative leadership.
  • Commit to continuous quality improvement.
  • Enhance our ability to respond to emerging health issues.

NON - DISCRIMINATION

Central Valley Health District programs and services are available to anyone, so long as the program does not have individual requirements that would make someone ineligible to receive said services.

 

The health district will comply with the policy written below following Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as well as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (42 USC 18116) and its implementing regulation provide that an individual shall not be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination on the grounds prohibited under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq. (race, color, national origin), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq. (sex), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, 42 U.S.C. 6101 et seq. (age), or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 794 (disability), under any health program or activity, any part of which is receiving federal financial assistance; any program or activity administered by the Department under Title I of the Act; or any program or activity administered by any entity established under such Title. The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has enforcement authority with respect to health programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) or are administered by HHS or any entity established under Title I of the Affordable Care Act. OCR is responsible for enforcing regulations issued under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (Section 1557), protecting the civil rights of individuals who access or seek to access covered health programs or activities. Section 1557 prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), in covered health programs or activities. 42 U.S.C. § 18116(a).

 

The Health District will comply with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and all requirements imposed by and pursuant to regulations promulgated there under to the end that no otherwise qualified individual with a disability shall solely by reason of the individual’s disability be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or in the provision of services. The health district will do its part to be sure that all needs are met, and conflicts resolved should any come forward.  The health district will also commit to the standard that any facilities used for business related manners will be accessible. If these needs cannot be met, the health district will make a reasonable accommodation that best suits the needs of the client(s).

The purpose of the Community Health Partnership is to evaluate the health status of the community and help identify priority areas. We’ve partnered with Jamestown Regional Medical Center to help improve the health of the community. The most recent Community Health Needs Assessment can be found at: https://jrmcnd.com/about-us/community-impact/.  The vision of the Community Health Partnership is to be the healthiest community in which to live, learn, work and play.  If you would like to become a member, email Shannon at sklatt@nd.gov.