Health

FirstLink is there for people feeling isolated during Coronavirus outbreak

FARGO, N.D. – With an economic and social decline impacting society, FirstLink hopes that more people lean on them for support. The FirstLink call center at 211 is known for its suicide prevention care. They are able to help their callers by connecting them with resources to help them get through their day-to-day lives. FirstLink is pointing people towards food…

LIVE: Gov. Doug Burgum Holds Daily Press Briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding his daily press briefing with the North Dakota Department of Health. The NDDoH confirmed a total of 147 positive cases, 26 hospitalizations, 39 recoveries and three deaths as of midnight on April 1. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Health, North Dakota News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, GOV. DOUG BURGUM, PRESS BRIEFING

MN health plans to waive COVID-19-related expenses during pandemic

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health plans agree to waive Covid-19 related expenses until May 31st. Those with commercial insurance, including individuals, small businesses and some large businesses will have no cost-sharing charges for Coronavirus testing or in network hospitalization. Health plans that have committed to waiving Covid-19 costs are Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, HealthPartners, Medica, Preferred…

Menards Will Take Customers Temperature

EAU CLAIRE, WI — Your next trip to Menards may include having your temperature taken. The store based in Wisconsin has already started taking customers’ and employees’ temperatures as they enter their store in Eau Claire, WI. Pets and children under the age of 16 are no longer allowed in any Menards stores as a precaution. Jeff Abbott, a spokesman…

Frontline Project supports workers fighting COVID-19

The project encourages healthcare professionals, law enforcement, scientists and researchers to share their experiences on the frontline

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo-based photographers, Carissa Wirtz and Brittany Walsh, had noticed many people were having trouble understanding the gravity of the coronavirus pandemic simply because it had yet to touch them directly. The friends decided the best way for others to grasp the true severity of COVID-19 was to share the experiences of those who it has affected daily….

North Dakota Department Of Health Doctor Answers Questions About COVID-19

She Says It's Important To Flatten The Curve As The Case Numbers Will Continue To Go Up As Testing Results Return To The State.

FARGO, N.D. — Dr. Joan Connell is the Field Medical Officer for the North Dakota Department of Health. For one hour she answered all questions people had on our Facebook page. Questions ranged from how the virus is able to spread so quickly to what people should take if they are feeling any symptoms. Dr.Connell recommends people continue the CDC…

Cass County Sees Single Largest Day Of Coronavirus Cases Tuesday With 8

The highest exposure category is community spread.

CASS COUNTY – The highest category in the state of infection rate is 30-39 year olds. The highest exposure category is community spread. Sanford Health says they have four in patients positive for COVID-19. Eight Sanford employees have also tested positive. The hospital says they have also seen an increase of testing at their drive thru location. “We averaged about…

LIVE: Gov. Doug Burgum Holds Daily Press Briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum holds his daily press briefing to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. As of 9 a.m. on Wednesday, the North Dakota Department of Health reported 142 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 23 hospitalizations, 34 recoveries and three deaths. For more information, visit: health.nd.gov Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Health, North Dakota News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, GOV. DOUG BURGUM,…