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North Dakota

Help us ensure everyone in North Dakota has the opportunity to live longer, healthier lives.

North Dakota

Leading with Survivors

Elizabeth Kramer

What Elizabeth thought was a terrible case of heartburn turned out to be so much more. Thankfully she remembered what she'd learned at a past Bismarck Go Red for Women event and called for help. She shared her inspirational story at the 2022 Bismarck Go Red for Women event in the hopes that her message encourages others to live life to the fullest.

CPR & First Aid Training


Emergencies leave us feeling helpless, but they don’t have to. Take two minutes to learn Hands-Only CPR™ now. 70 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes. When a person has a cardiac arrest, immediate CPR can double or triple their chance of survival. Prepare to save a life, find a CPR course near you today.

North Dakota Mission: Lifeline

North Dakota Mission: Lifeline

ND Mission: Lifeline Stroke’s innovative regional collaboration works to ensure compatibility, consistent training and uniform protocols for both transporting and treating stroke patients across the state.

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In Your Community

The American Heart Association is committed to driving equitable health impact in North Dakota through five key priority areas: women, readiness, tobacco and vaping, patients, and healthy living. Equity is always at the center of our work, and it will continue to guide all that we do.

Through our focus on these key impact areas, and with collaboration among local organizations, sponsors, businesses, and others that serve the community, we are working to improve the health and well-being of North Dakota citizens while saving and improving countless lives.

Throughout the state of North Dakota, we’ve seen our community impact work grow, including efforts around creating avenues for greater access to care, expanding healthy food access and education, building a network of first responders through CPR kits in schools, supporting blood pressure screenings and education, and educating on the dangers of tobacco and vaping.

People are counting on us as never before. We at the American Heart Association, along with our supporters, will drive change, and we will be relentless. Thank you for your continued support.

ND Rural Health

For more than 40 years, Advocacy has had a mission-critical role in the American Heart Association's work. Our legislative and regulatory priorities help to mitigate risk factors and protect survivors in communities across the country. We support the enactment of evidence-based public policies that lead to longer, healthier lives.

Public policy advocacy is an essential strategy used by the Association to affect necessary and sustainable policy, system and environmental changes that help North Dakota citizens build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Our efforts in North Dakota and its communities are focused on the following policy areas: Tobacco and Vaping, Access to Care, Medicaid Expansion, and Hypertension Prevention and Control.


Contact Us

PO Box 90545
Sioux Falls, SD 57109

(605) 360-2542

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Heart and Stroke News

Find science-based stories about heart and brain health and inspiring survivor profiles from American Heart Association News.