COVID-19

LIVE: Daily White House Coronavirus Task Force Briefing

WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and the Coronavirus Task Force are scheduled to provide updates at approximately 10 a.m. The President has led each briefing so far and answered questions when the update has concluded. Categories: Coronavirus, Health Tags: Coronavirus, Coronavirus Task Force, COVID-19, news briefing, PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, Update, VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE

Scheels Arena and Fargodome Close Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

FARGO, N.D.–The Scheels Arena and Fargodome are temporarily closing their doors based on recommendations by the federal government and Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney. The Fargodome officially closed on Wednesday after Mayor Mahoney and the City of Fargo Administration decided to close all non-essential/non-emergency physical office to the public. In-person refunds will be given when the fargodome box office reopens. Customers…

Minnesota has 1,700 Frozen Samples Waiting on Coronavirus Testing but Tests are in Short Supply

Walz says he is hearing the same thing from other governors.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9)–Governor Tim Walz says he is deeply concerned there is not enough testing available in Minnesota for officials to combat the coronavirus outbreak. As of Wednesday, the governor says there are 1,700 frozen, untested samples waiting to be tested for COVID-19. In recent days, state officials, along with other leaders around the country, have said the…

ND announces community spread Coronavirus, recommends bars & restaurants to have to-go orders only

There are two more cases of Coronavirus in North Dakota, this time in Morton County. It’s the first instance of community spread of the illness in the state. Those cases are a woman in her 20s and a person age 10 to 19. Neither has a history of travel or has come into contact with someone who has Covid 19….

LIVE: NDDoH Joins Gov. Burgum to Discuss COVID-19 Updates

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health is joining Governor Doug Burgum to discuss updated COVID-19 numbers in North Dakota the importance of social distancing. The press conference will begin at approximately 4 p.m. Burgum will be joined by State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler, State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte, North Dakota Department of Health Field Medical Officer Joan Connell, MD, North…

Government Check Scams Already Surfacing

MINNESOTA–While the government has yet to work out all the details surrounding economic relief checks, scammers are already trying to take advantage of unsuspecting Americans. The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota says it has received reports of scammers attempting to get people to pay a fee to get the government checks immediately. The Federal Trade Commission in…

LIVE: Coronavirus Task Force Daily News Conference

WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump and the Coronavirus Task Force are scheduled to hold a news conference Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. The Coronavirus Task Force plans to hold news conferences every day. On Monday, President Trump released guidelines to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The guidelines can be found here. Categories: Coronavirus, Health Tags: Coronavirus, Coronavirus Task Force, COVID-19, news conference,…

United States Hockey League Cancels Entire Season

The USHL said they will announce the 2019-2020 awards within the next few weeks.

FARGO, N.D.–The United States Hockey League voted unanimously to cancel the entire 2019-2020 season on Wednesday due to COVID-19. USHL President and Commissioner Tom Garrity said, “This decision was not an easy one to make but was a necessity in order to keep our athletes, staff and fans in all 16 of our communities safe amid this international health risk….

Social Distancing: Skipping The Gym

We're Sharing Social Distancing Ideas To Get Through This Together

  We’re trying to make social distancing a little easier as we’re all asked to sacrifice to protect people at risk from catching Covid-19. So we’ve been sharing how we and you guys are changing things up to stay safe. Here’s a big change I made. I’m working out at home now. I usually go to the gym every weekday…