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Task Force Made To Make Guidelines For Long-Term Care Visitors in ND

Next week on the KVRR Morning Show we will be chatting with Larson on the next step forward.

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Long Term Care Association is creating a task force to help reunite families with their loved ones. The group is expecting to meet next week to put together a plan on how they can safely do this. The committee’s chairman says the group is working closely with the state health department and following trends…

North Dakota Fair Board Rejects Tobacco-Free Day

Fair Board President Gary Knell says it would be difficult to make a fairgrounds ban work.

MINOT, N.D. (AP) _ North Dakota State Fair officials have decided against holding a tobacco-free day at next year’s event. The state Health Department and Bismarck tobacco prevention coalition had asked the fair board to designate Family-Military Day as smoke free at the 2020 event. Fair Board President Gary Knell says it would be difficult to make a fairgrounds ban…

First Confirmed Case of Acute Flaccid Myelitis in North Dakota

The child was hospitalized in October and later released

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota has its first confirmed case of A-F-M, or acute flaccid myelitis. The case was confirmed by the CDC. The child was hospitalized in October and has since been released. State health department officials did not say where the child was hospitalized or give their age or gender. AFM is a rare but serious condition that…