Health

North Dakota reports 27 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths Thursday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 27 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. Seven counties report new cases including Barnes, Bottineau, Burleigh, Cass, Mountrail, Richland and Sargent Counties. North Dakota’s COVID-19 numbers: 2,706 positive cases, 32 current hospitalizations, 2,209 people recovered and 66 deaths. Cass County accounts for 1,803 of the total positive cases and 55 of the…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Burgum to host COVID-19 press briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding a press briefing to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. Burgum will be joined by Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Mike Faith and NDIAC Executive Director Scott Davis The North Dakota Department of Health reported a total of 2,679 positive cases, 34 current hospitalizations, 2,169 people recovered and 66 deaths. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND,…

LIVE: Coronavirus Fears Stop Blood Donations

They say it's safe. Here's what to expect when you go in to donate.

Vitalant is behind only one other agency in supplying most of the nation’s blood collection. Yet, as we hover between two major disasters — the global pandemic rampaging through America, and the death of George Floyd at the hands of police and the civil unrest that’s followed — Vitalant has seen nearly 2,000 blood drives cancelled. Katie Bartelson, Vitalant’s senior…

WATCH LIVE: City of Fargo to host COVID-19 press briefing at 11 a.m.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo is hosting a press briefing at 11 a.m. to provide updates and discuss the Fargo-Moorhead area’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Government officials from the city and county level, public health experts, and Sanford Health and Essentia Health will speak at the briefing. The speakers will include: Director of Fargo Cass Public Health Desi Fleming…

North Dakota reports 22 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths on Tuesday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 22 new COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths on Tuesday. Five counties report new cases including Burleigh, Cass, Dickey, Mountrail and Ward Counties. A woman in her 60s, a woman in her 80s, a woman in her 90s and a man in his 90s died. All four individuals had underlying health conditions…

First Responder’s Big Baby Shower

She's given so much to her community. Now they're giving right back to her.

Becoming a first-time parent is something that requires a fair amount of bravery. Becoming a first-time parent in the middle of a global pandemic? That requires nerves of steel. But for Taylor Scott, bravery comes as second nature. The volunteer firefighter has been serving her community of Thompson, ND for some time now, up to and including working on her…

Minnesota Bars & Restaurants Open To Outdoor Dining

The new guidelines allow for outdoor dining as long as social distancing is strongly enforced, guests make reservations, and the restaurant allows no more then 50 people at a time.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Bars and restaurants across Minnesota have been scrambling to make space for outdoor dining as new guidelines go into effect on June 1st. “It’s totally uncharted for all of us, so everybody is trying to find a way to do what they can,” said Aaron Juhnke, the owner of the Junkyard Brewing Company. As bars and restaurants…

Fargo Cass Public Health offers drive-up immunization clinics

The immunizations clinics are open to anyone 11 and older.

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Cass Public Health is holding four drive-up clinics for anyone in the community looking to receive routine immunizations. The drive-up clinics will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 5, 11, 19 and 25. Patients will be required to wear a mask and remain in their vehicle throughout the entire appointment. Paperwork, insurance and payment…

Grand Forks Police release safety protocols, processional route for Officer Cody Holte’s funeral

Anyone feeling ill is asked to stay home.

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Police have released the processional route and safety protocols that will be in place for the funeral of Officer Cody Holte. Visitation prior to the funeral is scheduled for June 2 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Ralph Engelstad…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Burgum to host COVID-19 press briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding a press briefing to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. Burgum will be joined by DHS Executive Director Chris Jones. The North Dakota Department of Health reported a total of 2,520 positive cases, 36 current hospitalizations, 1,882 people recovered and 59 deaths.   Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Health, North Dakota News