TESTING

Grand Forks COVID-19 testing event on September 8th open to the public

Testing will take place at UND’s High Performance Center

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Public Health will host a COVID-19 walk-up testing event Tuesday, September 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Testing will be open to the general public and will take place at UND’s High Performance Center at 2419 2nd Avenue North. Ages 5 and older are welcome to participate, even if you do not have…

Walk-up COVID-19 testing event to be held at UND September 1

Anyone ages five and older are encouraged to get tested

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Public Health is holding a walk-up COVID-19 testing event at the University of North Dakota on September 1. The event will be held at UND’s High Performance Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be open to the general public. Anyone ages five and older are encouraged to get tested. Registration is required prior…

Week-long COVID-19 testing events scheduled at NDSU and UND

The event is not open to the public.

FARGO, N.D.–North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota will be host to week-long COVID-19 testing events for current students, faculty and staff. The NDSU event begins on Tuesday and runs through Sunday. Testing will take place from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. The UND event begins on Wednesday and runs through Sunday. Testing times are…

Fargo Cass Public Health to Host Six Days of COVID-19 Testing at NDSU

The event is next week, but times and exact days for the event have not yet been released.

FARGO, N.D. —  Faculty, staff, students and anybody in the North Dakota University System will be able to get tested. They have called the National Guard and nurses to help with the event. Fargo Cass Public Health says this was not their idea, but rather a directive from Governor Doug Burgum. “We had the most cases right away, and we’ve been…

Grand Forks COVID-19 walk-up testing event to be held August 14th

Anyone ages 5 and up can be tested.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Public Health will be hosting a walk-up COVID-19 testing event on Friday at the University of North Dakota. Testing begins at 10 a.m., but the first hour of the event will be designated for Grand Forks Public Schools faculty and staff. Testing from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. will be open to the general public. Anyone…

Fargo Blues Festival Plays On With New COVID-19 Rules

Saturday's lineup of performances starts at noon and tickets can be purchased on site.

FARGO, N.D. — “The blues fest is a wonderful event this is our 25th annual and the blues just reach everyone that loves music,” Kristi Bredell  said. The stage is being set up with rain coverings for the Blues Festival at the Newman Outdoor Field. The two day celebration is the first major music fest in the Fargo-Moorhead area since…

Community Reacts To Possible Mask Mandate In Minnesota

According to a national study by the Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences, the best way to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is by wearing a mask.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota could join a growing list of states requiring masks including Texas, California and Michigan as coronavirus cases spike in multiple states. DFL State Senator Kent Eken of Twin Valley says he encourages people to wear masks but worries a one size fits all plan will take away the ability of communities to make their own decisions….

Minnesota reaches goal of being capable to administer 20,000 COVID-19 tests per day

The ability to do so is thanks to those at The University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic

MINNESOTA — In April, Governor Tim Walz set a goal of being able to test 20,000 people per day in Minnesota by early June. As of Monday, that goal has been reached. “The reason we reached those goals was not me and me alone,” said Walz. “It was about a collaboration amongst our great institutions like The University of Minnesota,…

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…

North Dakota To Finish 2nd Round of Long-Term Care COVID-19 Testing

Will Be First State In the Nation To reach That milestone

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota is leading the nation in testing it’s long-term care population. A second round of testing all staff and residents will be finished by Friday, making the state the first in the nation to reach that milestone. “Seven days out of the first 14 days in June, we had zero new cases in the state of…