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Healthcare clinic helps curb medical costs with affordable visits

The Convenient Care Clinic charges patients a $40 flat rate per appointment for people who may be under insured, uninsured or those who might not qualify for medical assistance.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A health clinic in West Fargo is aiming to reach more people in the community by offering affordable healthcare. After becoming a family nurse practitioner 16 years ago and seeing the high cost of medical bills, Susan Nordquist wanted to help people faced with medical hardships. “What our goal is, is to make a difference…

SD nurse gets surprised with proposal while administering Covid-19 vaccine to partner

At the end of the proposal, Cortes not only received his vaccine, but also a big yes from his new fiancee.

CANTON, S.D. – Sanford Health employees are ringing in the new year with a little extra love. Eric Vanderlee, a registered nurse, has been helping give COVID-19 vaccinations to frontline workers. When it was time for his long term partner to receive his dose, Vanderlee noticed something odd. Robby Vargas-Cortes pulled off the end of the year surprise by taping an…

Employees and residents at Eventide in Moorhead receive COVID-19 vaccine

After the vaccines have been administered, Kollar says it's important to keep an eye out for any issue that may arise.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Eventide Senior Living Community receives a sense of relief after the arrival of COVID-19 vaccinations. “I’m very excited to receive the vaccine. I’m excited to see what this brings for our staff, for our residents, for the community and just looking forward to turning the page in the pandemic and improving from here,” Executive Director at Eventide Senior…

Sanford Health praises nursing staff for their work during pandemic

Sanford VP says nurses have been dedicated to providing care

FARGO, N.D.-  Sanford Health is continuing to support its nurses through the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s having ambulatory staff pitch in, cutting back on surgeries & bringing in traveling nurses. This is in an effort to get the nurses some time off. In early November, Governor Doug Burgum said nurses who are positive and asymptomatic can continue working in the COVID-19…

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…

Essentia NICU Nurse Gets Surprise Celebration

Vicki Holtan has been a NICU nurse for 40 years

FARGO, N.D. — Vicki Holtan, who’s been a NICU nurse for 40 years, got quite the surprise from her family and co-workers. “We said we’re going to a Redhawks game, we’re at the lake… We said we’re going to take a day away from the lake and go to a Redhawks game, which is probably a little suspicious but she went…

Loved Ones Have Unanswered Questions After Missing Minnesota Man Found Dead in Denver

Adam Gilbertson had just moved to the Denver area and was last seen on December 15th. Fox31 Denver's Vicente Arenas reports

DENVER, Colo. — A Minnesota man was relatively new to the Denver area before he disappeared. He was last seen on December 15th and his body was found along a river on January 13th. It’s not the outcome his family and friends were hoping for. They have a lot of questions and as many as 150 people were out looking…

Theft Charges Dropped Against Minot Nurse

Charges of theft, conspiracy and endangering a vulnerable adult against two other nurses are still pending

MINOT, ND — A theft charge has been dropped against a Minot nurse accused of stealing drugs prescribed for patients in hospice. It isn’t clear why the charge against 40-year-old Jennifer Napora was dropped last week. Charges of theft, conspiracy and endangering a vulnerable adult against two other nurses are still pending. April Beckler, 39, and 45-year-old Kim Kochel haven’t…

Detective at Center of Controversial Arrest of Nurse is Asking to Keep His Job

Payne's attorney argues while the detective could have handled things better, it should not end with his termination.

  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — It was the viral video that shocked the health care world. The detective at the center of the controversial arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to do a blood draw on an unconscious patient is begging to keep his job. Salt Lake City detective Jeff Payne has been on administrative leave since police…

Viral Video of Utah Nurse Being Arrested Puts Detective Under Investigation

The altercation on July 26th was caught on police body cams, hospital surveillance and others on their phones at the scene

  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A Salt Lake City police detective was placed on administrative leave after he arrested a nurse who refused to do a blood draw on a patient in the hospital. Police Chief Mike Brown said in a statement that the department is cooperating with an internal affairs investigation into Detective Jeff Payne and prosecutors are…