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Altru mandates COVID-19 vaccinations for employees

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – Altru Health System says staff, physicians, volunteers and students, regardless of work locations, will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or complete an exemption process by November 15. The Grand Forks-based Altru says employees can request an exemption for medical, religious or philosophical reasons. Those who have an approved exemption will be required to…

Grand Forks To End Vaccination Clinics at Alerus Center

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks is expanding the locations where people can get the COVID-19 vaccine, but they are ending vaccinations at the Alerus Center in May. People can get a shot at any primary care clinic of their choosing including at all four Altru clinics in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks starting April 26. You still have…

Essentia Health And Altru Are Opening Up COVID-19 Vaccines To More People

FARGO & GRAND FORKS, N.D.(KVRR) — Essentia Health is making it easier for everyone to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. They are asking both patients and non-patients to visit MyChart online if you meet your state’s current eligibility criteria for the shots. MyChart was previously only available to patients of Essentia Health. If you do not have online access, you…

Childcare Workers Can Start Getting COVID-19 Vaccines In Fargo & Grand Forks

FARGO, N.D. — Public Health units in Fargo and Grand Forks are inviting childcare workers to COVID-19 vaccine clinics starting this week. Childcare workers are one of the priority groups included in Phase 1B which also includes older people and those with underlying health conditions. Childcare workers who work for themselves should complete the COVID-19 Vaccine contact form with Fargo…

Grafton Officer Remains In ICU, GoFundMe Started

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grafton Police Officer Lucas Campoverde remains in the intensive care unit at Altru in Grand Forks after being shot in the line of duty last Friday. A GoFundMe account has been set up to help the 22-year-old officer with his long road to recovery. A benefit account is also set up at Choice Bank. Officers exchanged…

Grand Forks motorcyclist taken to hospital after being struck Monday

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A Grand Forks motorcyclist was injured during a crash Monday evening. The Grand Forks Police Department says the crash happened at 5200 S Washington St at approximately 10 p.m. when 78-year-old Gradyn Pederson failed to see a motorcycle. Pederson was attempting to make a left turn into the All Season Garden Center when he collided with a 28-year-old…

Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte remembered as “a true servant”

He's the first Grand Forks officer to die in the line of duty since Robert Martin in 1966.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police say 29-year-old Officer Cody Holte was killed in an apartment shooting on Wednesday. He’s the first Grand Forks Officer to die in the line of duty since Robert Martin in 1966. 61-year-old Lola Moore was also killed in the gunfire. Grand Forks County Deputies responded to the apartment at 2627 South 17th Street. They were…