Health

LIVE: Gov. Doug Burgum Holds Press Briefing with Senators Hoeven and Cramer

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding his daily press briefing to provide COVID-19 updates in North Dakota. Burgum will be joined by U.S. Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer. They will discuss the federal response to the pandemic and the passage of the new Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. North Dakota has 109 confirmed cases of COVID-19…

Altru Health responds as Grand Forks County has first Coronavirus cases

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Altru Health is doing all it can to combat the Coronavirus. Grand Forks County has its first two cases of Coronavirus. The case is under investigation to see if it’s from travel or community spread. Altru has a Covid-19 screening hotline for people who believe they have symptoms. There’s also a sick clinic to care for…

NDDoH Reports Second COVID-19 Related Death in North Dakota

The woman acquired the virus through community spread.

MCHENRY COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health has reported the second death related to COVID-19 in North Dakota. The department says a woman in her 80s from McHenry County with underlying health conditions died from complications with COVID-19. It was confirmed that the woman acquired the virus through community spread. The NDDoH has confirmed 109 positive cases of COVID-19…

FM Crusaders Deliver Food to Those in Need at CCRI

FARGO, N.D.–Like many organizations, CCRI has been going through many changes and challenges due to COVID-19. When one of CCRI’s food suppliers was late on a shipment, the organization asked the community for help. Clubs like FM Crusaders and individual donors delivered food to the vulnerable in the community. “The Crusaders called and said ‘what do you need?’ And before…

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…