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Fargo Cass Public Health recommends masks for everyone in public indoor settings

The goal is to slow the spread of COVID-19, predominantly the Delta variant.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — Cass County is now designated as having a substantial COVID-19 transmission rate. Fargo Cass Public Health encourages the community to follow the CDC recommendations. They include recommending that residents wear a mask in indoor settings, even if you are fully vaccinated. The goal is to slow the spread of COVID-19, predominantly the Delta variant. According to…

U.S. recommends “pause” in Johnson & Johnson vaccine to investigate blood clotting issues

WASHINGTON – The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. In a joint statement Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said they were investigating clots in six women that occurred in the days after vaccination. The clots were…

North Dakota selected by CDC as pilot project for COVID-19 vaccine planning

North Dakota will be one of four states taking part in the project.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has selected North Dakota to participate in a COVID-19 vaccination pilot project. North Dakota will be one of four states taking part in the project. NDDoH Immunization Program Manager Molly Howell said, “North Dakota was selected because of the strength of our immunization program. Our teams have been working for weeks on…

CDC Recommends the Use of Face Masks in Public Settings

FARGO, N.D.–The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people wear face masks in public settings where social distancing may be difficult to maintain. The CDC says face masks are especially important in areas of significant community spread such as grocery stores and pharmacies. While the CDC is recommending the use of face masks, it is not recommending people…

ND Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Frozen, Raw Tuna

Two people have been hospitalized.

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s Health Department says four illnesses in the state have been tied to a salmonella outbreak linked to frozen, raw ground tuna. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the tuna from Louisiana-based Jensen Tuna has sickened 13 people in seven states since early January. Two people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported….

Flu Clinics Friday In Cass & Clay County

Both Cass County Public Health & Fargo Cass Public Health are holding flu shot clinics on Friday, November 30.

FARGO, ND — If you need a flu shot, you’re in luck. Both Cass County Public Health & Fargo  Cass Public Health are holding flu shot clinics on Friday, November 30. Clay County Public Health will hold a flu shot clinic on Friday, November 30, from 8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. The event is open to the public. Flu shots will…