QUARANTINE

Confinement Order In Place For Those Returning To North Dakota

'Snowbirds' and spring-breakers from out-of-state are also recommended to self-quarantine

BISMARCK, N.D. — If you are coming back to North Dakota from any of the states in red on this map or any international location, you must quarantine for 14 days. That is in a confinement order signed by North Dakota State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte. It’s in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. ‘Snowbirds’ and spring-breakers arriving…

Cybersecurity Experts Warn Of Increased Coronavirus Related Phishing Attacks

FARGO, N.D. – Cyber security experts are warning people to be extra vigilant online, especially now that they are working remotely from home. With millions of Americans working from home, it’s important to take extra steps to protect the data of yourself and your company. Employees should make sure to avoid sharing any sensitive information over an unsecured video connection….

Experts Discuss Ways To Make Quarantining With Your Family Less Stressful

These unprecedented times, especially being confined at home, can make emotions and tensions run high.

FARGO, N.D.- Experts say it’s important to take this time to bond with each other, find an activity that you can do with your family or significant other. They also say it’s important to  make sure to let them know that you appreciate them by doing things around the house. “Do nice things for each other. This is the time of…

Governor Walz to Self-Quarantine After Contact With COVID-19

He will be in quarantine from March 23 until April 6.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Governor Tim Waz announced he is self-quarantining himself for 14 days after one of his security detail’s tested positive for COVID-19 Sunday night. Walz was in close proximity to the individual last week. He will be in quarantine from March 23 until April 6. Walz said, “I’m using this as an opportunity to lead by example. Though I’m…

Coronavirus Not Stopping Some From Getting Their Sweat On

Many are finding other alternatives to stay active during quarantine

FARGO, N.D.- This is the new normal for those trying to stay active while under quarantine. “Our body is meant to be moved, if we were meant to be sedentary, we wouldn’t have joints to be able to walk. So, let’s make sure that we’re improving our temple while we can. We don’t know how long this quarantine is going to…

Why Is KVRR Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec Doing The Weather From His Kitchen?

  Our Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec was supposed to return to work Monday from a much deserved vacation. But, since Rob and his wife traveled to Ireland, they are in a self-quarantine at home just to be safe. He says both are feeling just fine. Rob will be bringing us the weather from his house starting at 9 Monday night…

American Living In Italy Shares Her Experience Living Under Quarantine

Her uncles live in Casselton, North Dakota and keep up with her latest Facebook posts about living in Italy.

ITALY,- Audrey Adams has called Appiano Gentile, a small municipality just 22 miles northwest of Milan, home for the last 7 years. She is originally from Nebraska with family members in Casselton, North Dakota who keep up with her Facebook posts about living under quarantine in Italy. “As a mom of three children myself, life was like it would be…

2 Passengers Arriving at MSP Airport Told to Self-Quarantine after Coming into Contact with COVID-19 Case in Europe

A medical professional from the CDC’s Quarantine Station determined they did not have symptoms of COVID-19.

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9)–State health officials have instructed two passengers who arrived at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International on a flight from Europe Tuesday afternoon to self-quarantine for two weeks because they encountered a person confirmed to have the new coronavirus while abroad. The Minnesota Department of Health said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Quarantine Station at MSP Airport notified them about…

Bird Flu Hits Supplier of Nation’s Largest Chicken Producer

31 farms are under quarantine in an effort to keep the virus from spreading

  NATIONAL — Tennessee Agriculture Commissioner Jai Templeton has confirmed at least 74,000 chickens have been destroyed on one farm and 30 other farms are also under quarantine after health officials detected the H7 strain of bird flu outside of Chattanooga. The 30 other farms being tested are within a 60 mile radius of the infected farm. Templeton said lab…