Ambulance with lights on driving past Tioga ERWilliams County is where you’ll find large regional and locally owned medical centers that provide everything from walk-in services to specialty care and surgeries. Williston is a healthcare hub for the northwestern part of North Dakota, but Tioga is also home to a hospital and Ray is equipped with several clinics.  All-in-all, our community providers deliver great care you’d typically only find in larger communities 

For public health, Williams County is served by the Upper Missouri District Public Health Unit (UMDHU). Their main office and clinic location is in downtown Williston. UMDHU offers immunizations, women's and maternal health services, substance prevention activities, tobacco cessation, and implements sanitation rules and codes. 

Image: Tioga Ambulance driving past Tioga Medical Center, cr: City of Tioga

Awareness and Information


The UMDHU CredibleMind site provices local resources and trusted information about behavioral health to support your overall well-being.

Public Behavioral Health Services 

Community Connect  

Community Connect is a program run by the ND Department of Health and Human Services for Care Coordination, Peer Support, and Recovery Services. These services are delivered by community-based providers. 

Northwest Human Service Center 

Williams County is served by the Northwest Human Service Center, which is located in downtown Williston. HSCs provide intense team-based behavioral health services in the community, such as school or home, to provide an optimal learning environment. Services are provided for substance use disorders and/or chronic and severe mental illness as well as crisis services. Each center holds walk-in hours Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm, for individuals with immediate behavioral health needs.  

Find a Service or Program 

Williams County is home to two critical access hospitals: CHI St. Alexius in Williston and Tioga Medical Center in Tioga. Both hospitals offer an Emergency Room, specialists, and surgical capabilities. CHI St. Alexius is also home to a newly renovated birthing center. 

CHI St. Alexius Williston 

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Tioga Medical Center 

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Other Area Hospitals

Other hospitals are also located within a one-hour drive of Williston, offering specialties like Ear, Nose, and Throat and additional provider options. 

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