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Board of Health

Fargo Cass Public Health's Board of Health oversees the operations of the Health Department. The Board's responsibilities include:

  • investigating nuisances, sources of filth and causes of sickness, and establishing regulations to prevent them.
  • adopting quarantine and sanitary measures when infections or contagious disease exist in Fargo and/or Cass County.
  • inspecting buildings, lots and other areas to ensure that public health and safety are protected.
  • making recommendations to the Fargo City Commission and Cass County Commission about ordinances needed to protect public health and safety.
  • maintaining required records and reports for the Department of Health.
  • preparing a budget for Fargo Cass Public Health which is submitted to the City Commission for approval.   

2017 Board Members:  

      Christopher Anderson, M.D.

      Dinah Goldenberg, Fargo School Board

      Mike Thorstad, West Fargo City Commissioner

      Chelsey Matter, business representative

      Vern Bennett, Cass County representative

      John Strand, Fargo City Commissioner