Fargo Cass Public Health (FCPH) Director Desi Fleming announced her upcoming retirement after a remarkable 32-year career. Her last day will be July 5, and she has held various roles at the agency since she began as a public health nurse in 1992. Throughout her time at FCPH, she has made significant contributions to the health of many lives and played a vital role in creating programs that continue to serve the community.
Desi Fleming is grateful for the opportunity to serve the community and the connections she has built throughout her career. She faced numerous challenges during her time at FCPH, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, but she and her team responded with credibility and resiliency. Despite facing uncertain times, FCPH emerged as a leader, partnering with local health systems to meet critical needs throughout the pandemic and standing firm in the face of adversity.
Fleming is proud of the work that FCPH has done to help make people in Cass County and Fargo healthier. She expressed deep gratitude for her time at FCPH and the relationships she has built, emphasizing the special place that the organization holds in her heart. Although this marks the end of an era for FCPH, Desi’s impact on the community will be felt for years to come.