CLAY COUNTY

COVID-19 By The Numbers For April 2, 2020

A member of the NDSU community has tested positive for COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — One more person in Minnesota has died from COVID-19, raising the state’s total to 18. There are 53 new cases for a total of 742 since the outbreak began. Clay County is reporting 8 cases. 75 patients are now hospitalized, a jump of 21 since Wednesday, with 38 in intensive care.   Cass County, North Dakota has…

Minnesota DNR Implementing Burning Restrictions Immediately

CLAY COUNTY, Minn–The Clay County Sheriff’s Office shared a message from the Minnesota DNR about burning restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning Monday, the DNR is placing burning restrictions in Grant, Douglas, Pope, Norman, Otter Tail, Clay, Wilkin, Stevens and Traverse Counties. The DNR said, “On a typical year, we try to give the public a couple of snow-free weeks…

Gov. Burgum Predicts Cass County Coronavirus Cases Could Spike

He says that is because roughly 300 samples taken in the county had to be sent to a national lab for testing

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is predicting a spike in confirmed coronavirus cases in Cass County. He says that is because roughly 300 samples taken in the county had to be sent to a national lab for testing. The test results were initially expected in a couple of days, but could now take up to a week….

2nd COVID-19 Case Reported in Clay County

CLAY COUNTY, MN — Health officials confirm a second case of novel coronavirus in Clay County. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has notified Clay County Public Health of its second lab confirmed case of novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The individual is a male in his 40’s who recently traveled domestically. The individual is isolated at home and he is being…

Barnesville DQ Closes After Two Employees Report Being Near COVID-19 Patient

They are at home and under self-quarantine

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Barnesville Dairy Queen has put out a notice that two employees there were near someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. The employees have not tested positive and do not have any symptoms. They are at home and under self-quarantine. As a precaution the Dairy Queen has suspended its operations and closed for the time being. Minnesota…

Gov. Burgum says sandbaggers are doing well, looks forward to permanent flood protection

The city is behind production levels for their goal.

FARGO, N.D. — Volunteers are working around the clock at Sandbag Central to get 400 thousand sandbags ready by the end of the week. The city is behind production levels for their goal. “It really reinforces the need, this community we are talking about trying to protect here represents nearly 20 percent of the school children in the state of…

LIVE: Area Mayors and Regional Public Health Experts to Provide Briefing on Coronavirus

The briefing will be held at Fargo Cass Public Health at 3 p.m.

FARGO, N.D.–F-M area mayors and regional public health officials are scheduled to provide information about how the metro plans to prepare for the Coronavirus on Wednesday. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney, Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd and West Fargo Mayor Bernie Dardis, as well as Fargo Cass Public Health, the NDDoH and Clay County will take part in the briefing. In addition…

Volunteers part of VOAD help prepare for spring flooding

Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster, or VOAD, was started in 2009 to help those who had been impacted by the floods

FARGO, N.D. — After a historically wet fall across the Red River Valley, county and city officials from across the metro say it’s vital that the government works with community members to prepare for potential flooding. That’s where the Cass Clay VOAD comes in. “VOAD is actually a group of organizations that come together and work on preparedness, recovery in…

CDC Releases Updated Information On The Coronavirus

We spoke to Clay and Cass County about what the new information released by the agency said.

CASS AND CLAY COUNTIES.- As of February 24th, a total of 1,336 CDC staff members have been involved in the Coronavirus response. “With Coronavirus is evolving very rapidly, everyday things are changing even by the hour, right now the CDC said, or yesterday said, it’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when the Coronavirus will come to…

NDSU Students Want To Raise Awareness About The 2020 Census

The organizers held an event where they handed out flyers and spoke to students who had any questions.

FARGO, N.D. – Counting Class Clay is an initiative started by five NDSU students to try and educate those in the community about why it’s so important to participate in the census. They say it’s important for students to know that they should be filling out the census where they live for the majority of the year. “Fargo, Cass County…