ALTRU HEALTH SYSTEMS

Grand Forks Police warn of Altru Health Systems phone scam

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department is warning residents about a scam related to Altru Health Systems. Police say scammers are spoofing non-working Altru phone numbers to call and request payment from patients. Anyone who receives a similar phone call is asked to call Altru’s Patient Account Representative at 701-780-4050 to verify your account status. Categories: Crime, Local News,…

Watch Live: ND Gov. Burgum and Grand Forks Mayor Brown Hold Daily COVID-19 Briefing

ND Dept of Health Joint Information Center press briefing with Governor Doug Burgum 4/18/20 ND Dept of Health Joint Information Center press briefing with Governor Doug Burgum 4/18/20Briefing will start at approximately 3:30pm CT Posted by North Dakota Department of Health on Saturday, April 18, 2020   BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding his daily press briefing to provide an…

Grand Forks updates community on region’s COVID-19 fight

Mayor Mike Brown and public health officials held a virtual news conference to discuss future plans

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grand Forks, but that may change. “They are in Ward County, Morton County, Burleigh County ad Cass County. We feel that as a population center in North Dakota, it will just be a matter of time before we have cases here in our region,” said Grand Forks Public…

Altru Health System’s Medication Take Back Day

Altru Health System Hosts Their Annual Take Back Day

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Altru Health System hosted its annual Medication Take Back Day. People were encouraged to clean out their medicine cabinets and drop off old prescriptions at Altru. This is one easy way to keep prescription medications out of the garbage or out of the water supply. Altru paired up with Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department and Safe…

Gov. Burgum Appoints Grand Forks Doctor, Instructor to Board of Higher Education

Dr. Ryan said he found out through a friend because Gov. Burgum phoned his office phone in Altru's evacuated clinic

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Governor Burgum has appointed Dr. Casey Ryan of Grand Forks to the State Board of Higher Education. Dr. Ryan was the president of Altru Health Systems from 1997 to 2014. He was selected for his experience as an instructor, course director and assistant dean at the UND School of Medicine. He said he found out yesterday…