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Walk-up COVID-19 testing event to be held at UND September 1

Anyone ages five and older are encouraged to get tested

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Public Health is holding a walk-up COVID-19 testing event at the University of North Dakota on September 1. The event will be held at UND’s High Performance Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be open to the general public. Anyone ages five and older are encouraged to get tested. Registration is required prior…

Grand Forks COVID-19 walk-up testing event to be held August 14th

Anyone ages 5 and up can be tested.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Public Health will be hosting a walk-up COVID-19 testing event on Friday at the University of North Dakota. Testing begins at 10 a.m., but the first hour of the event will be designated for Grand Forks Public Schools faculty and staff. Testing from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. will be open to the general public. Anyone…

Grand Forks Public Health to hold COVID-19 testing event July 15

Grand Forks Public Health's goal is to test 1,600 people.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Public Health is holding a drive through COVID-19 testing event at the Alerus Center on July 15. Grand Forks Emergency Management, the North Dakota Department of Health and the North Dakota National Guard will assist with the event. Testing is open to the anyone ages five and up, and anyone who previously tested negative is invited…

Grand Forks Public Health to host COVID-19 testing event June 30th

The testing is open to the public.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Public Health is hosting a drive-through COVID-19 testing event at the Alerus Center on June 30. Grand Forks Emergency Management, North Dakota Department of Health and the North Dakota National Guard will be assisting with the event. The testing is open to the public and will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grand Forks…

Grand Forks Public Health encourages tobacco users to set quit date

Approximately 19.1 percent of adults continue to smoke in North Dakota.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Public Health is among multiple organizations encouraging tobacco and e-cigarette users to set a quit date as a part of It’s Quitting Time. It’s Quitting Time is a partnership between the North Dakota Department of Health, Tobacco Free North Dakota and various North Dakota local public health units to raise awareness about the dangers of smoking….

Grand Forks to Hold COVID-19 Testing Event Thursday, May 14

Grand Forks Public Health's goal is to test 500 people.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Public Health is hosting a drive through COVID-19 testing event on Thursday, May 14. The North Dakota Department of Health and the North Dakota National Guard will be assisting with the event. Close contacts, essential workers and first responders are invited to visit the Alerus Center between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to be tested. Individuals…

WATCH LIVE: Grand Forks Mayor Brown Holds COVID-19 Press Briefing

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Mayor Michael R. Brown is holding a news conference to provide updates on the local efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. The briefing comes a day after Grand Forks partnered with Altru to hold a mass COVID-19 testing site. Mayor Brown will be joined by representatives from the City of Grand Forks, Altru Health System…

Mass testing in Grand Forks for LM Wind Power

LM Wind Power is being thoroughly cleaned and is closed down until further notice

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —  Both State and Local Governments sprung into action quickly after there were 9 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Grand Forks County, several of which were associated with the company LM Wind Power in Grand Forks. The North Dakota National Guard, with help from members of Grand Forks public health, Devils Lake public health and the…

WATCH LIVE: Grand Forks Mayor Holds COVID-19 Press Conference

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Mayor Michael R. Brown is holding a news conference to provide updates on the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Brown will be joined by representatives from the City of Grand Forks, Altru Health System, Grand Forks Public Health, Northlands Rescue Mission and Grand Forks Senior Center. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Health, Local News, North Dakota News Tags: ALTRU HEALTH…

Grand Forks County Battles Opioid Crisis With New Syringe Program

It's hoping to stop the spread of drug abuse, get rid of dirty sharps and give people the help they need.

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The county is starting its new syringe collection program, the fifth in the state, in the wake of an opioid epidemic across the nation. It’s hoping to stop the spread of drug abuse, get rid of dirty sharps and give people the help they need. “It’s an opportunity for them to talk frankly about their…