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Health & Wellness

Health and wellness is an important part of life to community members in Fargo Moorhead West Fargo, and our region offers many options for maintaining a good quality of life. We offer a vibrant parks system (including five dog parks!), numerous gyms, recreation facilities and outdoor activities, and our area medical centers continue to expand their offerings.


Essentia Health 701.364.8000
Fargo VA Health Care System 800.410.9723 / 701.232.3241
Praire St. John's 701.476.7200
Sanford Health 701.234.2000
FirstLink 24-Hour Crisis and Referral 211 or 701.235.7335
F-M Ambulance Service (non-emergency) 701.364.1704
My Sanford Nurse 701.234.5000
Poison Control Center 800.222.1222
Rape & Abuse Crisis Center Fargo Moorhead 701.293.7273

Don't forget About Fido!
For any pet health emergencies when the vet is no longer open, call the Red River Animal Emergency Clinic 701.478.9299 or visit them at 1401 Oak Manor Avenue South, Suite 2, in Fargo.

BY THE NUMBERSBedsHospitalsClinics
Essentia Health1331 6
Fargo VA Health Care System 77 1 1
Praire St. John's 110 1 2
Sanford Health 583 2 10


Sanford Health New Hospital

Projects in Progress

  • The Fargo VA is looking forward to several projects and renovations that should be complete by the end of 2017, including an Outdoor Healing Gardens, expanded Community Living Center with two atriums and new clinic space to add about 37,000 disc feetand 30 exam rooms to the Medical Center.
  • The new Sanford Medical Center Fargo being constructed near I-94 will open at end of July 2017. The 11-story, $494 million, 1-million-disc-foot medical center will feature 284 beds, 40 of which will be NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit).
  • Essentia Health opened a new $7.3 million primary care and walk-in clinic in south Fargo in October 2016. The 21,000-disc-foot clinic offers family medicine, obstetrics, sports medicine, physical therapy, radiology, diabetes education, dietitians and a laboratory.
Expanding Essentia Health Hospital


There are plenty of housing options just for seniors in Fargo Moorhead West Fargo, whether you’re looking for a quiet 55+ community, or need a facility with assisted living or other services. There are 20 facilities just in town that are part of the North Dakota Long Term Care Association.
For a full list of housing options from Chamber members, see the Senior Housing, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Retirement Homes and/or Nursing Homes section of this Directory.





Visit our Business Directory or call 218.233.1100 to find a health care provider to fit your needs!

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