Sanford Health Shows Off New Home for Pathology & Laboratory Services

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health has cut the ribbon and is showing off its new home for its pathology and laboratory services. It is located in the former PRACS Institute building in south Fargo. Sanford Lab officially opened its doors last month. It houses laboratory and pathology services that were previously spread across Sanford Fargo’s three medical campuses. The lab…

Mass COVID-19 Testing Over Memorial Weekend At Moorhead Armory

The testing results are expected to take between 2 to 3 days to come back after the weekend

MOORHEAD, Minn. — At the Moorhead Armory, the National Guard is collecting information and getting people in line for COVID-19 testing. The Guard expects to get through hundreds of tests at the Moorhead site and up to 7 thousand across the state through the weekend. National Guard Major Scott Hawks says it’s all about accessibility, as anyone can walk in…

Minnesota Reports 28 New COVID-19 Deaths Friday, Matching Daily High, for 371 Deaths Total

Minneapolis (FOX 9)–Minnesota reportedĀ 28 new deaths attributed to COVID-19 Friday, matching a daily high, as the state’s death toll from the disease rises to 371. There were 4,553 new tests completed over a 24-hour period, more than 1,000 higher than the previous high-water mark set the day beforeĀ and within shouting distance of Gov. Tim Walz’s goal of 5,000 tests a…

Cass County Surpasses Burleigh County for Most COVID-19 Cases in North Dakota

The NDDoH reports 32 confirmed cases in Cass County.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–Cass County has officially surpassed Burleigh County for the most confirmed COVID-19 cases in North Dakota. The North Dakota Department of Health confirmed an additional eight cases in Cass County on Tuesday bringing the total to 32. Governor Doug Burgum addressed the number of cases in North Dakota and in Cass County during a press briefing on Monday….

Minnesota has 1,700 Frozen Samples Waiting on Coronavirus Testing but Tests are in Short Supply

Walz says he is hearing the same thing from other governors.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9)–Governor Tim Walz says he is deeply concerned there is not enough testing available in Minnesota for officials to combat the coronavirus outbreak. As of Wednesday, the governor says there are 1,700 frozen, untested samples waiting to be tested for COVID-19. In recent days, state officials, along with other leaders around the country, have said the…

At Home Colon Cancer Screening Test Many Don’t Know Exist

Colon cancer can be detected early but many are reluctant to get tested because of the colonoscopy, but this gives people a second option

FARGO, N.D. — March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Many people aren’t aware about an alternative screening test you can do in the comfort of your own home. “Any Lab Test Now” offers the screening in Fargo that you can pick up without going to the doctor first. Colon cancer can be detected early but many are reluctant to get…