COVID-19

Fans no longer allowed at Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools sporting events

Games will be live streamed for fans

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools will no longer allow fans at sports games beginning Friday, October 16. Only athletes, coaches and essential personnel will be allowed at games. The decision was made based on the number of active COVID-19 cases in Cass County which was updated to an orange COVID status on Wednesday. Fargo Public Schools says both the…

North Dakota reports 705 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths Thursday

Cass County accounts for 7,011 of the total positive cases and 78 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 705 new COVID-19 cases and five new deaths on Thursday. Forty-eight counties report new cases. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 134 and Cass County the second most with 93. Two men and three woman from five counties died. All five people had underlying health conditions. North Dakota’s COVID-19…

Record daily Covid-19 cases in Cass Co., health expert concerned

FARGO, N.D. – Cass County sees a record daily high of coronavirus cases with 216 and a positivity rate of nearly 11.7 percent according to Fargo Cass Public Health. Fargo Cass Public Health Director Desi Fleming believes people in the area aren’t taking contact tracing, masking or quarantining seriously. She adds a big reason positive cases are going up is…

Cass County Moving To “High” Risk Level Triggering New Capacity Limits

Bars, Restaurants and Events Will Be Limited to 25% Capacity, up to 50 People

BISMARCK, N.D. — Cass County is being moved from “moderate” to “high” risk as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in North Dakota. Gov. Doug Burgum says we are in the middle of a “regional COVID storm” and the guidelines are being changed to reflect that. “The critical or red zone, the highest level. This is the area where if we…

LIVE: Gov. Burgum to hold COVID-19 press briefing at 3:30 p.m.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding a press briefing to provide an update on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Burgum will be joined by North Dakota Department of Human Services Executive Director Chris Jones. The state has seen an increased number of positive cases in recent weeks with the total number of active positives reaching 4,759. North Dakota’s…

All Fargo Public Schools students to receive free meals through 2020-21 school year

Students will have access to both breakfast and lunch.

FARGO, N.D.–Every student enrolled in Fargo Public Schools will receive free meals for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. Students will have access to both breakfast and lunch, and will use their lunch account number to log the meals they eat. Students with funds currently in their account can use the money for a la carte items or hold…

North Dakota reports 713 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths Wednesday

Cass County accounts for 6,917 of the total positive cases and 78 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 713 new COVID-19 cases and eight new deaths on Wednesday. The new positives mark a record high for new cases in a single day in North Dakota. Forty-four counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 216 and Burleigh County the second most with 151. Seven men…

Minnesota opening 10 COVID-19 saliva testing sites including Moorhead

Free testing starts this Saturday at the former Thomas Edison High School building

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A free COVID-19 saliva testing site is set to open in Moorhead on Saturday at the former Thomas Edison Elementary School building on 14th Street South. The tests can be taken Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from noon to 7:00 PM and Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Click here to schedule an appointment….

North Dakota reports 517 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths Tuesday

Cass County accounts for 6,703 of the total positive cases and 78 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 517 new COVID-19 cases and 12 new deaths on Tuesday. Forty counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 160 and Burleigh County the second most with 109. Five men and seven women from eight counties died. All 12 people had underlying health conditions. North Dakota’s COVID-19…

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota offers members free mental health help

Learn to Live is available for free to members on most BCBSND plans throughout 2020

FARGO, N.D. — The coronavirus pandemic has brought on added stress, depression and anxiety for a lot of people, and North Dakotans are no exception. To make mental health help more accessible, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota is offering free access to its online therapy service for members through the rest of the year. Learn to Live provides…