Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force

COVID-19 task force creates #ForAllofUs campaign to promote wearing masks

They hope that through this campaign they are able to reach everyone.

FARGO, N.D. – The Red River Valley COVID-19 task force unveils a new campaign promoting and encouraging North Dakotans to mask up. The new mask campaign called #ForAllOfUs focuses on the individual and the collective reason on why wearing a mask is fundamental in protecting those in your community. The task force also announced the #forallofus website. People can find…

Priority groups to receive free COVID-19 tests on Fridays

Priority groups are encouraged to pre-register for a test.

FARGO, N.D.–The Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force will begin providing free COVID-19 tests to priority groups on Fridays. The priority groups involve anyone who is at a higher risk of exposure or anyone who lives in a setting that may be vulnerable to the virus. Anyone who fits the following categories is considered a priority group: Individuals with a…

Health Experts Continue To See Decline In COVID-19 Cases in ND

Last week, Governor Burgum said the state had the capacity to process 5000 tests per day.

NORTH DAKOTA – The Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force has been working around the clock to prevent and stop the spread of the coronavirus. “We’ve been really good at identifying positive cases and then once we identify positive cases, we have a really strong contact team here and so I think when you do that really well, you’re able…

Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force Meets To Discuss Testing And Tracing

In Cass County, contact tracers are following 595 active cases and 12-hundred people.

FARGO, N.D. – The Red River Valley COVID-19 task force was formed at the request of Governor Doug Burgum earlier this month. 13 partner organizations began working to determine how to best address the coronavirus and its impact on the community. “Since our locally generated testing matrix has been implemented, we’ve been able to focus our limited resources solely on…

WATCH LIVE: Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force to hold briefing at 11 a.m.

FARGO, N.D.–The Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force is holding a public briefing at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Task force members will provide updates on the work conducted to slow the spread of COVID-19. Speakers will include: Director of Fargo Cass Public Health Desi Fleming Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney Clay County Public Health Administrator Kathy McKay City of Fargo…

10 people test positive for COVID-19 at Cass County Jail

FARGO, N.D. — Mass COVID-19 testing at Cass County Jail has produced some interesting results. The jail has 11 positive cases, and none of the people showed any symptoms. Two days ago, 252 tests were administered on 156 inmates and 96 staff members.Three inmates refused testing. Of those completed tests, 5 employees and 6 inmates received positive results for the…