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…

LIVE: NDDoH Joins Gov. Burgum to Discuss COVID-19 Updates

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health is joining Governor Doug Burgum to discuss updated COVID-19 numbers in North Dakota the importance of social distancing. The press conference will begin at approximately 4 p.m. Burgum will be joined by State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler, State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte, North Dakota Department of Health Field Medical Officer Joan Connell, MD, North…

Results are Negative for Four People Tested for Coronavirus in North Dakota

Anyone experiencing symptoms should contact their healthcare provider before going to the clinic. 

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health tested four people for novel coronavirus disease over the weekend. All four tests came back negative. The individuals tested contacted their healthcare professionals who then contacted the Department of Health to request the tests. State Lab Director, Dr. Christie Massen said, “The process worked how it should. Concerned individuals talked with their health…

LIVE: Area Mayors and Regional Public Health Experts to Provide Briefing on Coronavirus

The briefing will be held at Fargo Cass Public Health at 3 p.m.

FARGO, N.D.–F-M area mayors and regional public health officials are scheduled to provide information about how the metro plans to prepare for the Coronavirus on Wednesday. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney, Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd and West Fargo Mayor Bernie Dardis, as well as Fargo Cass Public Health, the NDDoH and Clay County will take part in the briefing. In addition…

LIVE: Gov. Burgum and the NDDoH to Provide Coronavirus Update on Tuesday

The news conference will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum and the North Dakota Department of Health are hosting a news conference to update the public on North Dakota’s response to COVID-19. The news conference will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Currently, no one has tested positive for the virus in North Dakota. There are nearly 90,000 COVID-19 cases worldwide, including more than 3,000 deaths….

North Dakota Department of Health to Provide Update on Coronavirus

The update is scheduled at 2 p.m.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health is scheduled to update North Dakotans on the spread of coronavirus or COVID-19 on Friday. To date, no one in North Dakota has tested positive for for the virus, but there are 15 confirmed cases in the United States. The CDC has previously stated that they expect cases in the United States to…

Ten People Are Being Monitored For The Coronavirus In North Dakota

The ten individuals recently traveled to China.

NORTH DAKOTA – The ten individuals being monitored for Corona virus have recently traveled to China. “We are calling them, testing them, or somehow communicating with these persons and asking you know, symptom history whether or not they have a temperature and how they are dealing in general,” says Brenton Nesemeier, the Field Epidemiologist at the North Dakota Department of…

Fargo Cass Public Health to Hold Flu Shot Friday Event

The North Dakota Department of Health says it is not too late to get a flu shot.

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Cass Public Health hopes to increase flu vaccination rates with a walk-in Flu Shot Friday event on January 10. The event is in response to the North Dakota Department of Health’s reported increase in influenza activity. The event will be from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Linden Room at Fargo Cass Public Health. Flu shots will…

Senator Kevin Cramer Receives “Gold Insulin Vial”

He was awarded for his work on lowering the cost of insulin.

FARGO, N.D. — Members of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation presented the senator with the “Gold Insulin Vial” and shared stories about their day to day struggles. Senator Cramer along with other members of the Senate have been working towards bringing down the cost of insulin, holding manufacturers responsible for the increase of prices of this vital medicine and looking…