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Children of pediatricians take newly approved Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for young kids

Children of two pediatricians are among the first five to 11 year olds in our region to get vaccinated for COVID-19.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Children of two pediatricians are among the first five to 11-year-olds in our region to get vaccinated for COVID-19. “I put it on my list a long time ago when I started making my Christmas list for this year, and I was really excited when I heard we could get it,” 11-year-old Stella Horner said….

People protest vaccine mandates at Sanford Health Medical Center

Sanford Health Medical Center, Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — People protest against COVID-19 vaccine mandates saying they should have a right to choose. Those against the COVID-19 vaccinations and mandated face coverings gathered in front of Sanford Health Medical Center hospital to protest what they call their rights to personal freedoms. Protesters say the intention is to bring awareness of people’s right to question and…

Sanford Health doctor reacts to getting COVID-19 vaccine

Medical staff say they are excited to see less covid patients in hospitals

FARGO, N.D. — As Sanford Health Medical Center continues handing out its first round of the Pfizer vaccine, healthcare workers provide insight on the relief they are feeling. The vaccine is a beacon of hope as it has become readily available for front line medical workers. Staff say they are excited about what this vaccine will bring for local hospitals…

Sanford Health receives and distributes first round of COVID-19 vaccinations

Front line healthcare workers first in line to receive Pfizer vaccinations

FARGO, N.D. — The first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have made it to hospitals in North Dakota. “I feel great. I feel thankful. Great and thankful,” Sanford Health Infectious Disease Physician, Dr. Avish Nagpal said. Dr. Avish Nagpal is feeling a rush of emotions after being the first person to receive a dosage of the Pfizer vaccine in the…

Doc says North Dakota hospital capacity dwindling

Dr. Avish NagpalFARGO (KVRR/KCND) – The Medical Director for Infection Prevention and Control with Fargo’s Sanford Hospital says it’s time to end excuses and own-up to the pandemic we are facing. Dr. Avish Nagpal says the situation is dire as hospital capacity across North Dakota is dwindling as the number of COVID-19 cases surge in all areas. “Even though we…

Sanford Health Medical Center Welcomes Its First Baby Born In 2020

Katalaya Selena Foley was born at 12:51 weighing 6 pounds and 10 ounces.

FARGO, N.D.- The couple met when they were just 12-years-old. They were overjoyed when they found out that they were expecting their first baby. “She came up to me and I was grabbing something out of the fridge. She came up and just started smiling and I was like, no way. And we went to the hospital and she sent…