Health

Three Sanford Fargo Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

FARGO, ND — Sanford Fargo reports that three of their employees have tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement Sunday afternoon was made in a release from Doug Griffin, M.D., vice president, medical officer. The release says: Three Sanford Fargo physical therapists (PT) tested positive for COVID-19. They work in the hospital, two at Sanford Medical Center Fargo and one at…

1st North Dakota COVID-19 Death is 93 Year Old Fargo Man

MAHNOMEN, MN–Roger Lehne, age 93, of Fargo, ND, formerly of Mahnomen, MN, died on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Fargo, ND, due to complications of the Covid-19 virus. Mr. Lehne’s funeral will be held at Anderson Family in Mahnomen, MN. Details on services for Mr. Lehne are pending.     Categories: Coronavirus-ND, Health, Local News, Minnesota…

North Dakota Has 98 COVID-19 Positive Cases

Four more cases of corona virus recorded overnight

A.M. POSITIVE TEST RESULTS | March 28 at 3 p.m. – March 29 at 9 a.m.  ·        Man in his 30s from Stark County, possible travel  ·        Woman in her 40s from Cass County, community spread  ·        Woman in her 30s from Cass County, under investigation   ·        Man in his 80s from Morton County, under investigation     Categories: Travel, Possible Travel, Community Spread, Close Contact, Under…

Fergus Falls Company Makes Medical Gowns For Hospital

Shortex Products Says They Felt The Need To Make The Change To Help Out Those Who Need Supplies While Fighting The Pandemic.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A Fergus Falls company is switching gears from boats to medical gowns. Shortex Products says they felt the need to make the change to help out those who need supplies while fighting the pandemic. They say the equipment they use for the boat covers and other products were able to make the switch over to the…

Sanford Offering Dietary Guidelines During COVID-19 Stay-At-Home Order

Experts Say It's Important To Create A Healthy Daily Routine For Exercising And Planning Out Your Meals

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford is offering some dietary guidelines as people are being asked to stay home during the pandemic. Experts say it’s important to create a healthy daily routine for exercising and planning out your meals. They say a good tip if you’re eating canned foods is to rinse them through water to help cut down on some of…

Comfort King Mattress Factory Makes Masks For People In Need

Between The Sioux Falls And Fargo Location They Have Produced Over 1000 Masks.

FARGO, N.D. — “We realized how big of a need there was so it was hey let’s get on this i mean it’s just exploded from here,” Comfort King Manager Ben Enney said. Comfort King Mattress Factory in both Fargo and Sioux Falls have been working around the clock not only to stay in business but to make hundreds and…

North Dakota Adds 15 Positive COVID-19 Tests, Total Now 83

A.M. POSITIVE TEST RESULTS | March 27 at 3 p.m. – March 28 at 9 a.m.  ·        Woman in her 40s from Mountrail County, under investigation  ·        Man in his 30s from Cass County, community spread  ·        Man in his 60s from Sioux County, community spread  ·        Man in his 30s from Stark County, under investigation   ·        Man in his 40s from Morton County, under investigation   ·        Man…

UPDATE: External healthcare provider at Eventide on 8th campus in Moorhead tests positive for Covid-19

MOORHEAD, Minn – Eventide officials tell us a healthcare worker that had been at the Eventide on Eighth campus this week has tested positive for Coronavirus. Sanford Health confirms that healthcare worker is their employee. Sanford officials say they are working closely with the state to monitor the situation and are taking all necessary precautions to contact those who were…

Sanford Testing Drug On Patients With Covid-19

Dr.Nagpal Says It's Important For People To Not Take Medication That Is Not Prescribed To Them.

FARGO, N.D. — Hydroxychloroquine is a drug that’s used to help treat lupus, malaria and autoimmune disease, now Sanford is testing if this drug could be the answer for COVID 19. “When the virus is new you just try the best you can do with whatever is available to you and you can see what the risk of treatment is…

NDDoH Confirms Seven New COVID-19 Cases Including one Child

North Dakota has a total of 52 positive cases.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reported seven new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. Of the seven cases, one was confirmed as community spread and six are under investigation. One child between the ages of zero and nine was confirmed to have COVID-19. The cases are in McHenry, Burleigh, Stark and MacIntosh counties. North Dakota has a total of…