FAMILY HEALTHCARE

Red River Valley Task Force To Tackle Growing COVID-19 Numbers

Testing will be increased along with contact tracing

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum says we need targeted action in Cass County against COVID-19. The county has the majority of the deaths in the state at 23. He is announcing the creation of the Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force and he says he wants Clay County included. “Again part of my offer to Gov. Walz is we…

North Dakota dentists work through pandemic, only accepting emergency patients

They are following CDC and American Dental Association guidelines

FARGO, N.D. — In response to the coronavirus pandemic, dental offices across North Dakota have had to make adjustments. Implementing the recommendations of the CDC and American Dental Association, dental offices are open only for patients who have emergency needs. Dr. Matthew Eaton with Family HealthCare in Fargo says that includes procedures like root canals and extractions. He says his…

North Dakota Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Announces 2018 Awards

There were 20 nominations

  FARGO, N.D. —┬áThe North Dakota Colorectal Cancer Roundtable passed out awards to those who have been influential in fighting the disease. They awarded colorectal cancer survivor Amanda Houston with Champion of the Year, Family Healthcare a cancer screening award and Sanford Health with Organization of the Year. The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Tribal Health and Indian Health Service…

ND Department of Health Holding HIV Education Forums

Health officials recommend every person be tested for HIV at least once in their lifetime, regardless of risk factors

  NORTH DAKOTA — The North Dakota Department of Health is teaming up with Family HealthCare to help communities across the state understand more about HIV. Organizers of the public forums say they want the public to be educated on the most current information on HIV transmission and treatment, as well as understanding the ways you can prevent and stop…