Mylynn Tufte

North Dakota’s State Health Officer Resigns During COVID-19 Pandemic

Andrew Stahl to serve as interim state health officer, Joshua Wynne To Fill New Health Post

BISMARCK, N.D. — A major shakeup in the North Dakota Department of Health in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte has offered her resignation and it has been accepted by Gov. Doug Burgum. “On behalf of Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford and myself we are deeply greatly to Mylynn for her leadership to the state of…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Burgum Holds Daily COVID-19 Press Briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding his daily press briefing to provide updates on the COVID-19 pandemic in North Dakota. Burgum will be joined by State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte and Bank of North Dakota President and CEO Eric Hardmeyer. The NDDoH reported a total of 251 positive cases, 16 current hospitalizations, 98 people recovered and four deaths. For more…

North Dakota signs executive order to slow COVID-19 spread from travelers

The order would apply to those returning to the state internationally or from one of the 23 states that have been classified as having widespread disease by the CDC

FARGO, N.D. — There continues to be a concern about people traveling into the state of North Dakota and the potential that they may spread COVID-19. Governor Doug Burgum signed an executive order to help slow that spread. The order specifically involves individuals returning to the state internationally or from one of the 23 states that have been classified as…

Eight Additional COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in North Dakota

A total of 15 people have tested positive for the virus in North Dakota.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. Seven of the new cases are from Burleigh County and one new case from Morton County. The NDDoH says six of the cases have travel history and two cases are community spread.  A total of 15 people have tested positive for the virus in North…