COVID-19

North Dakota Department Of Health Doctor Answers Questions About COVID-19

She Says It's Important To Flatten The Curve As The Case Numbers Will Continue To Go Up As Testing Results Return To The State.

FARGO, N.D. — Dr. Joan Connell is the Field Medical Officer for the North Dakota Department of Health. For one hour she answered all questions people had on our Facebook page. Questions ranged from how the virus is able to spread so quickly to what people should take if they are feeling any symptoms. Dr.Connell recommends people continue the CDC…

Emergency Medicine Physician In Jamestown Rallying His Team In COVID-19 Fight

"I will be on the front lines with you"

Steve Inglish, MDJAMESTOWN, N.D. — Dr. Steve Inglish, Emergency Medicine Physician at Jamestown Regional Medical Center, putting out the call for personal protective equipment donations. “We appreciate anyone willing to donate unused N95’s or regular surgical masks or even the industrial N95 masks,” said Dr. Inglish. He is also rallying his team and those on the frontlines. Dr. Inglish in…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For April 1, 2020

MARI HOFER Mari Hofer FARGO, N.D. — Five more people have died of coronavirus complications, bringing Minnesota’s death toll to 17. The state is reporting an additional 70 cases for a total of 689. The median age for those who have died is 84. Thirty percent of coronavirus cases in Minnesota are the result of community spread. North Dakota has…

Truck Drivers Receive Free Meals As a Thank You Amid COVID-19

The organizations are expecting to deliver another 200 meals on Tuesday.

MAPLETON, N.D – Truck drivers continue to keep America stocked with food and supplies despite the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our truck drivers are the backbone of America. They are what keeps the supply chain going and we are so appreciative of everything that they do day in and day out. And while the rest of America is trying to work from…

Cass County Sees Single Largest Day Of Coronavirus Cases Tuesday With 8

The highest exposure category is community spread.

CASS COUNTY – The highest category in the state of infection rate is 30-39 year olds. The highest exposure category is community spread. Sanford Health says they have four in patients positive for COVID-19. Eight Sanford employees have also tested positive. The hospital says they have also seen an increase of testing at their drive thru location. “We averaged about…

LIVE: Gov. Doug Burgum Holds Daily Press Briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum holds his daily press briefing to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. As of 9 a.m. on Wednesday, the North Dakota Department of Health reported 142 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 23 hospitalizations, 34 recoveries and three deaths. For more information, visit: health.nd.gov Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Health, North Dakota News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, GOV. DOUG BURGUM,…

Red Cross Providing Care to Families Affected by Home Fires Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

FARGO, N.D.–The American Red Cross is continuing to provide care to communities affected by home fires despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Red Cross volunteers responded to 43 fires across North Dakota, South Dakota and Northwestern Minnesota during the month of March and offered assistance to 125 people affected by these fires. The Red Cross says it is working closely with…

West Acres Mall Extends Closure Through April 30

FARGO, N.D.–West Acres has announced it is extending its temporary closure of the mall through April 30th at the earliest. The mall posted a note to the community on its Facebook page. With the continued progression of COVID-19, and in keeping the health and safety of our community as our highest priority, we will be extending the temporary closure of…

LIVE: City of Fargo Hosts COVID-19 Briefing

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo hosts a public briefing to provide updates regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Fargo officials will be joined by other metro government officials at the city and county level as well as public health experts. Speakers will include: Director of Fargo Cass Public Health Desi Fleming Clay County Public Health Administrator Kathy McKay Essentia Health Chief Medical…