Altru’s President Is Out Days Before New CEO Starts

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — There is a sudden leadership shakeup at Altru Health System in Grand Forks. Dr. Steven Weiser who has served as Altru’s President is out. Karen Thingelstad, chair of Altru’s Board of Directors says, quote, “This decision has been made in the best interest of the organization” and she wishes him well in his future endeavors….

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Set For Fargo, Moorhead & Grand Forks

Essentia Health to continue to offer walk-ins this week in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Free community clinics to get the COVID-19 vaccine are being offered in Fargo, Moorhead and Grand Forks this week. In Fargo at the former Gordmans, those 16 and older can get the Pfizer Vaccine on Tuesday from 9-7. Those 18 and older can get a Johnson & Johnson, single-dose shot, on Thursday from 2-7. Sign up at…

“Light the Town Green Week” ends with parade honoring frontline workers

"I really think that it is important for us to do something special to say thank you to all of them."

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — In support of frontline workers, Grand Forks has turned its town green for “Light the Town Green Week” and is honoring them with a parade. “This event is a partnership between the city of Grand Forks, Altru Health System and Alerus Financial. What frontline workers do has always been so important but with the challenges…

WATCH LIVE: Grand Forks Mayor Holds COVID-19 Press Conference

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Mayor Michael R. Brown is holding a news conference to provide updates on the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Brown will be joined by representatives from the City of Grand Forks, Altru Health System, Grand Forks Public Health, Northlands Rescue Mission and Grand Forks Senior Center. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Health, Local News, North Dakota News Tags: ALTRU HEALTH…

Altru Health System Implementing New Visitor Restrictions

Patients are asked to call 701-780-6358 prior to visiting an Altru location.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Altru Health System is implementing new visitor restrictions in an attempt to limit the potential exposure of COVID-19. Hospital patients will only be allowed two visitors at a time, while Altru’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit will only allow parents to visit. Anyone under the age of 18 and anyone with an active cold, cough, fever or other illness…

CEO And CFO At Altru Health System in Grand Forks Let Go, Effective Immediately

President Dr. Steven Weiser will assume all leadership responsibilities.

Brad Wehe & Sara LusignanGRAND FORKS, N.D. — The CEO and CFO of Altru Health System in Grand Forks are let go. In a press release, the Board of Directors announced that CEO Brad Wehe and CFO Sara Lusignan are leaving the organization effective immediately. They did not cite a reason for the dismissals other than saying it is a…