COVID-19 guidelines

Avoiding COVID-19 infections during the holidays

"There is still time so you can always get vaccinated."

  FARGO, N.D. (KVRR-TV) -This time of year is all about gathering with loved ones, but those gatherings could also be ideal conditions to spread COVID-19. “You are inside a closed indoor space and you are eating and talking together, so masks are not really feasible in that setting. It is in closed space and you have friends and family…

Health Officials urge people to get vaccinated before Omicron variant hits ND

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Health officials are testing for the new Omicron variant and urging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine or a booster shot before the variant arrives to North Dakota. The Fargo Cass Public Health Board of Health discusses the potential threat of Omicron variant and several other COVID-19 updates. According to Cass County Public Health, Cass County…

Century Cinema Welcomes Customers Back with James Bond and COVID Protocols

"We want to provide our guests with a comfortable and safe space."

FARGO, N.D.– Marcus Century Cinema is attracting people to the big screen, by bringing in a James Bond movie and following COVID-19 guidelines. Movies are back but what are theaters doing to accommodate their guests? Tristan Ross tells us exactly what Century Cinema is doing to help combat COVID-19. “So when we first reopened we were definitely focused on STAR,…

Local business encourages COVID-19 vaccinations by offering shoppers discounts

"We encourage everyone to get vaccinated so they don't have to go through what our family has gone through and at the same time to help our business community to get back to business as usual."

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Due to the pandemic, one local business owner is facing even tougher challenges after losing a family member to COVID-19. After taking full ownership of his family’s record store, Brady Bredell, Owner of Mother’s in Moorhead is encouraging people in the community to follow COVID-19 guidelines and to get vaccinated. “My dad recently passed away from…

Churches prepare as Governor Walz increases capacity limits

"This lifting that Governor Walz had on the actual total number of people helps us in that we can use our gather space freely if we have larger crowds, especially looking at Easter coming up."

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — With Minnesota Governor Tim Walz’s update on COVID-19 guidelines, one local church is getting ready to welcome its congregation back. “Most of the changes you’re going to hear about will happen on Monday at 12 p.m. Wedding ceremonies there’s no capacity; use the social distancing. This is a big deal. You can start planning those ceremonies…

Gov. Walz eases COVID-19 restrictions

"For our local businesses the pandemic has been a really long road and it's finally nice to see some light at the end of the tunnel."

MINNESOTA (KVRR)  -A decrease in case numbers and increase in vaccinations is leading Governor Tim Walz to update Minnesota’s COVID-19 mitigation measures. Governor Tim Walz is giving Minnesotans a sigh of relief as he further eases restrictions for the state to reach normalcy a year after the pandemic began. “It was a year ago today that we declared a state…

Experts say public is not ready to forgo masks

It's still recommended in public that fully vaccinated people mask. Sounds a bit like a broken record, but that's what I think we still need to do,"

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – With the CDC updating its COVID-19 guidelines experts say we are not in the clear just yet. Parts of the country have already begun easing restrictions on mask mandates including North Dakota Legislature dropping mask usage within chambers and Grand Forks County forgoing all masks. Experts at Sanford Health say even with low case numbers and…

Moorhead students return to in-person learning

"The safety of students and staff is our primary concern so we have in place the safety mitigation guidelines that our state is requiring us to follow."

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — After almost a year of students learning outside of the classroom, Moorhead High School is preparing to welcome back students full time to in-person learning. “We’re pretty excited to have the kids coming back. It kind of almost has that first day of school feel. I know the teachers have been looking forward to teaching kids…

People Express Concerns over Governor Burgum’s Reduced COVID-19 Restrictions

"I don't think we're there as in terms of not wearing masks yet."

  FARGO, N.D.  — After North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum announced reduced restrictions for businesses and the halt of the statewide mask mandate, some people in the community are unsure whether or not we are ready to move forward. “The statewide mask mandate to expire at 8 am January 18th,” Gov. Doug Burgum said. As COVID-19 cases are reduced with…

Ninja warriors compete in Four Star Ninja Academy obstacle competition

"It's really a way to get people in the door to experience what a ninja competition would feel like."

FARGO, N.D. — A warrior-style training facility is giving athletes of all ages the chance to compete in a one-of-a-kind obstacle course. The Four Star Ninja Academy gives young athletes the chance to showcase their skills on balance, agility and endurance all while promoting a healthier lifestyle. “We really wanted to inspire kids’ fitness because the one thing we didn’t…