social distancing

Social Distancing: Testing Out My Mask Hack

Will My Mask Hack Hack It And Keep Me Safe?

  We’ve been talking masks a lot as a way to protect yourself when you have to go out. I showed you my homemade mask yesterday. Quick and easy if you don’t have a mask already. All you need is a t-shirt, pair of scissors and elastic band from an old pair or shorts. I posted the instructions on the…

Social Distancing: Mask Hacks

I Prove You Don't Need Skills Or Many Tools To Make A Mask To Keep You Safe

  Masks are quickly becoming a go-to piece of functional fashion. They can be a great tool for us trying to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The surgeon general even put out a YouTube video showing us how to make a mask out of an old t-shirt and some rubber bands. I don’t have a pre-made mask and if…

Social Distancing: Spreading Easter Joy From A Safe Distance

A Way To Connect With Loved Ones While Keeping A Safe Distance

  I hope you had a nice weekend. There are a lot of holidays around right now: Easter. Passover. Ramadan. Hopefully the holidays give you a nice distraction from everything that’s going on right now. I know it was for me. Over the weekend we went and dropped bags of Easter gifts off on doorsteps. We got to say hi…

The Shack On Broadway Gives Out Hundreds Of Meals For Easter

The Meals Include Ham, Corn And Scalloped Potatoes.

FARGO, N.D. — The Shack On Broadway gets into the spirit of giving out hundreds of meals. The popular Fargo breakfast joint handed out 250 Easter brunch meals to hungry people. The staff made customers stay inside their vehicle for practicing social distancing. The meals include ham, corn and scalloped potatoes. A friend of the manager says they ran out…

UND Interm President Hosts Podcast To Talk About COVID-19

"The Actions Of Everyone In Our Community Have Proven That We Are One UND," Wynne said

GRAND FORKS,N.D. — A podcast hosted by UND focuses on how North Dakota is handling COVID-19. Economics and Finance Department Chair David Flynn says the situation in North Dakota is similar to what we’re seeing across the nation. However, he says while we’ve seen impacts on business in the state, some efforts by employers such as reducing hours versus laying…

Social Distancing: Happy Birthday To My Grandma

I celebrate my grandma's 90th birthday after the pandemic kept our family apart for the big day

  COVID-19 is upending nearly everyone’s lives right now. Even if you’re lucky and no one you know has it, or lost a job over it, the impacts can still feel overwhelming. I’ve been pretty lucky so far, but there is one thing that really bites about this pandemic this morning. This is my grandma. April 8th is her 90th…

West Fargo Parks District Hosts Window Easter Egg Hunt

The event was meant to bring the community together when COVID-19 is keeping so many people apart.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – The West Fargo Parks District has a special event going on to help spread some cheer and joy before Easter. They encouraged resident’s to hide Easter Eggs in their windows and doors as part of a scavenger hunt for parks district employees. The event was meant to bring the community together when COVID-19 is keeping so…

Fargo Cass Public Health Recommends Avoiding In-Person Gatherings During Upcoming Holidays

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Cass Public Health is urging people to continue taking social distancing measures and avoid in-person gatherings during upcoming holidays and celebrations. Even short visits with friends and family outside of the household can increase your risk of getting COVID-19. Fargo Cass Public Health Director Desi Fleming says, “This time of year, many “snowbirds” are returning to the area….

CDC Recommends the Use of Face Masks in Public Settings

FARGO, N.D.–The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people wear face masks in public settings where social distancing may be difficult to maintain. The CDC says face masks are especially important in areas of significant community spread such as grocery stores and pharmacies. While the CDC is recommending the use of face masks, it is not recommending people…

Gov. Tim Walz Unveils New COVID-19 State Website

The website has the latest on everything COVID-19

MINNESOTA – The site is a way for Minnesotans to keep up to date with the state’s latest COVID-19 data, including the latest updates on cases and deaths, as well as resources. Governor Walz says the peak is yet to come, but by staying at home and practicing social distancing, people are slowing the rate of infection and allowing for…