essential workers

Unsung Heroes of the Pandemic

An already essential job taking a whole new meaning during the height of COVID-19.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — They are some of the most important and often overlooked essential workers. Those working the front lines alongside doctors and nurses. Making sure every inch at Sanford Broadway Clinic in Fargo is kept clean and safe. “We kind of look at ourselves as the caretakers of the caretakers where we try to facilitate for the actual…

Every North Dakota eligible for Covid-19 vaccine by end of March

"I'm here to announce that starting on March 29th any North Dakotan who wishes to be vaccinated may receive a COVID-19 vaccine as long as they're age eligible."

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – Anyone who wants a COVID-19 vaccine in North Dakota will be eligible to get one by the end of the month. “I’m here to announce that starting on March 29th any North Dakotan who wishes to be vaccinated may receive a COVID-19 vaccine as long as they’re age eligible,” North Dakota Department of Health’s Immunization Program…

“Light the Town Green Week” ends with parade honoring frontline workers

"I really think that it is important for us to do something special to say thank you to all of them."

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — In support of frontline workers, Grand Forks has turned its town green for “Light the Town Green Week” and is honoring them with a parade. “This event is a partnership between the city of Grand Forks, Altru Health System and Alerus Financial. What frontline workers do has always been so important but with the challenges…

Mass COVID-19 Testing Taking Place at Fargodome

FARGO, ND — Drive up testing in Fargo is taking place at The Fargodome. The first round will focus on people who have potentially been exposed to others who have tested positive, those residents were contacted beforehand. The second wave will be essential workers and symptomatic individuals. Testing runs until 5pm. Officals expect 3,000 test to be conducted, results will…

To Our Frontline Workers: We Say “Thank You”

While many of us are not on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic, we all know someone who is. Our essential workers are putting their health at risk everyday in order to ensure the rest of us can remain safe and healthy. KVRR wants to thank each and every one of our frontline workers for their dedication and perseverance…

Fargo business owner supports essential workers through “Pay It Forward Project”

Jennifer Kirkeby, owner of Energy Zone Nutrition, has delivered hundreds of shakes and teas to healthcare workers

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo business owner wants to support those on the front lines of the pandemic with some help from the community. Owner of Energy Zone Nutrition Jennifer Kirkeby has delivered hundreds of shakes and teas to healthcare workers across the metro since the beginning of April. Her “Pay It Forward Project” takes donations from community members, who…