Public day care facilities are inspected by First District Health Unit, on request, for basic sanitation and food safety practices.
In home day care facilities are inspected by First District Health Unit at the request of social services.
If you are a day care provider and you need an inspection, you can contact one of our inspectors:
Jake Windsor, inspector for the City of Minot: (701)-721-1709 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jo Gourneau, inspector for the City of Minot: email@example.com
Jayme Calavera, inspector for McLean and southern Ward Counties: (701)-721-0547 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Carolyn Linster, inspector for McHenry and central Ward Counties: (701)-500-9587 or email@example.com
Larry Knight, inspector for Bottineau, Burke, Renville, Sheridan and northern Ward Counties: (701)-721-1811 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim Heckman, Director of Environmental Health: (701)-852-1376 or email@example.com
Effective January 1, 2019, the First District Health Unit will begin licensing and directly regulating those Child Care Centers that are mandated in ND Administrative Code Chapters 75-03-10-18 or 75-03-09-18 to have an inspection performed by the Health Department.
The kitchen and food operations will be governed by the First District Health Unit Regulations for Food and Beverage Establishments. All other operations will be governed by the First District Health Unit Rules and Requirements for Facilities.