FARGO CASS PUBLIC HEALTH

Fargo Cass Public Health officials say more young people are getting COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health officials say they’re seeing more people in their twenties and thirties contracting the coronavirus. Epidemiologist Brenton Nesemeier says this is due to younger people being more mobile and social during the pandemic. Although a young person usually has milder symptoms and recovers more quickly, Nesemeier says that doesn’t mean they should be any…

Four more COVID-19 testing events planned in Fargo

The tests are free.

UPDATE: Thursday’s COVID-19 testing event, scheduled to take place from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Fargodome, has been closed for the remainder of the day due to state lab capacity. Testing begins again Friday morning, starting at 10 a.m.   FARGO, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health is planning four additional COVID-19 testing events over the next two…

Fargo Cass Public Health Encourages People To Stop Smoking For “It’s Quitting Time” Week

Health experts the best first step in quitting is finding the cause.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health says nearly 20% of all adults in North Dakota smoke. That leads to more than $300 million in health care costs and killing nearly 1,000 people a year. Health experts the best first step in quitting is finding the cause. “Pay attention when you are having each of those cigarettes. Is it a…

Mass COVID-19 testing continues Friday at Fargodome

The pop-up testing site is open to the general public Thursday and Friday

FARGO, N.D. — The first of a two-day COVID-19 mass testing event has wrapped up at the Fargodome. The testing site was a collaboration between Fargo Cass Public Health, North Dakota Public Health and the North Dakota National Guard. It began Thursday morning at 10:00. According to Fargo Cass Public Health, an unlimited number of oral swab testing kits were…

COVID-19 testing events planned at Fargodome Thursday and Friday

Participants are encouraged to complete an online questionnaire prior to the testing.

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Cass Public Health is partnering with the North Dakota Department of Health and the North Dakota National Guard to host two COVID-19 testing events on Thursday and Friday. The drive-up testing will take place in the west parking lot of the Fargodome from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The tests will take approximately 15 minutes and will be…

Fargo Cass Public Health offers drive-up immunization clinics

The immunizations clinics are open to anyone 11 and older.

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Cass Public Health is holding four drive-up clinics for anyone in the community looking to receive routine immunizations. The drive-up clinics will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 5, 11, 19 and 25. Patients will be required to wear a mask and remain in their vehicle throughout the entire appointment. Paperwork, insurance and payment…

Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force Meets To Discuss Testing And Tracing

In Cass County, contact tracers are following 595 active cases and 12-hundred people.

FARGO, N.D. – The Red River Valley COVID-19 task force was formed at the request of Governor Doug Burgum earlier this month. 13 partner organizations began working to determine how to best address the coronavirus and its impact on the community. “Since our locally generated testing matrix has been implemented, we’ve been able to focus our limited resources solely on…

West Fargo Public Schools to allow guests at graduations

Graduates will be allowed to bring two guests to their graduation ceremony.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – One day after Fargo made changes, West Fargo is now allowing in-person graduation ceremonies. After receiving guidance from Fargo Cass Public Health and other healthcare providers, Sheyenne, West Fargo and Community High School will allow two guests with each graduate. School leaders are encouraging guests to wear masks and social distance. They also partnered with Essentia…

COVID-19 Testing Event at Fargodome Cancelled

FARGO, N.D.–The COVID-19 mass testing event scheduled from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Fargodome on Monday has been cancelled. The cancellation is due to a shortage of testing supplies at the North Dakota Department of Health microbiology lab. Fargo Cass Public Health will provide information about future testing events on their website and social media platforms. Categories: Coronavirus,…