medical

Fergus Falls Company Makes Medical Gowns For Hospital

Shortex Products Says They Felt The Need To Make The Change To Help Out Those Who Need Supplies While Fighting The Pandemic.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A Fergus Falls company is switching gears from boats to medical gowns. Shortex Products says they felt the need to make the change to help out those who need supplies while fighting the pandemic. They say the equipment they use for the boat covers and other products were able to make the switch over to the…

Comfort King Mattress Factory Makes Masks For People In Need

Between The Sioux Falls And Fargo Location They Have Produced Over 1000 Masks.

FARGO, N.D. — “We realized how big of a need there was so it was hey let’s get on this i mean it’s just exploded from here,” Comfort King Manager Ben Enney said. Comfort King Mattress Factory in both Fargo and Sioux Falls have been working around the clock not only to stay in business but to make hundreds and…

ND Autism Center Hosts Meet And Greet For SafeTY Jacket Awareness

The Information Also Includes What They Look Like, Their Routines As Well As The Best Way To Talk To Them.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Law enforcement officers and the North Dakota Autism Center are raising awareness about the safeTY jacket program. They are hoping to get more families and adults signed up for the program at a meet and greet at the North Dakota Autism Center. The program is a way for officers to know emergency information about individuals with…

Yorhom Now in Fargo offers an answer to immediate medical needs

Yourhom-Now Medical Essentials is a one-stop shop for

FARGO, N.D. — A new Fargo store has opened and it’s the answer to nearly all retail medical needs. Yorhom – NOW medical essentials is a one-stop shop for products needed immediately for health care. There is a wide variety of medical items sold, including seat-lifters, power scooters, ankle braces, walking boots, and CBD products. Additionally, the business offers home-installations…

Sanford Makes History with First Robotic-Assisted Spinal Surgery in North Dakota

The new technology is much less invasive

FARGO, N.D. — Nine years ago, Darrel Raftevold got a spinal fusion surgery. The operation was successful, “But the only problem was they had to cut into the muscles. And I had a hard time, well, there was pain, let’s put it that way,” said Raftevold. Fast forward a few years, and Darrel’s back pain persisted. He could hardly sit,…

High Schoolers Explore Medical Field at Scrubs Camp

They learn about everything from nursing to cardiovascular technology

MOORHEAD, Minn. –High schoolers are scrubbing in and learning about all things medical at Scrubs Camp, a partnership between M State, MSUM, and HealthForce Minnesota. Camp attendee Katelyn Pagel, a rising senior from GFW High School, says she’s always wanted to go into the medical field. “Just like helping people, just has always been a dream of mine because I…

Opening Delayed By One Day For North Dakota’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Multiple product types will be available including dried leaves and flowers, vaporizing pens and shatter.

FARGO, ND — The opening of North Dakota’s first medical marijuana dispensary is being delayed by one day. The Botanist was scheduled to open Thursday but it will now open at 10 a.m. on Friday. The dispensary is located in a strip mall along 13th Avenue South near Target. Multiple product types will be available including dried leaves and flowers, vaporizing…

Medical Marijuana Applications Available to Apply for in North Dakota: Here’s How

Applications are also open for caregivers or people who help patients

FARGO N.D. — People living in North Dakota can now submit an application for a medical marijuana card. Applications are also open for caregivers or people who help patients. There is a $50 fee to process the application. North Dakota Department of Health officials say there are videos and information on their website that can help in the application process….

Health Care Providers Hold Career Expo at Rasmussen College

Sanford, Essentia, Mayo Clinic, Eventide and Pioneer Care were in attendance

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you think being a doctor is too difficult but still find the medical field interesting, there are some other in–demand options to consider. Rasmussen held a career expo where Sanford, Essentia, Mayo Clinic, Eventide and Pioneer Care were in attendance. “People don’t see us, they don’t know who we are, I try to explain to people, you know…

Sanford Announces $200 Million Expansion Plan

The $200 million investment will be rolled out over the next decade

FARGO, N.D. — One year ago, Sanford opened up its new medical center. Wednesday, they announced more projects that will be rolled out over the next decade. Sanford says the plan involves changes to five “centers of excellence,” which are cancer, women’s health, children’s health, heart health, and orthopedics. They say the $200 million investment will bring plenty of jobs and…