See the proclamation by Governor Doug Burgum and Secretary of State Alvin Jaeger declaring April 16 Health Care Decisions Day.

Pick a Proxy & Plant a Tree

Choosing a healthcare proxy can be the most important part of an advance care plan.

Act by April 30 and they will plant a tree in honor of your proxy.

POLST

The North Dakota Medical Association and Quality Health Associates of North Dakota have been instrumental in developing a POLST program presence through Honoring Choices® North Dakota. The standardized North Dakota Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form that can be used for patients diagnosed with serious illnesses throughout North Dakota.

Health Care Directives

Start here by learning more about your legal rights and values to help you make the choices for you and your family.

COVID-19 Resources

There is no better circumstance than a global pandemic to remind us that completing a health care directive or revising an existing directive is essential for all adults. This guide will help you through the process of advance care planning in the context of COVID-19.

Resources

Learn how to promote advance care planning in your community or to make a plan that communicates your choices to your family and loved ones.

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