Winter Safety

Fargo Public Works Dept. trains employees for late coming winter

"It's a big responsibility but I think I'm ready for it."

FARGO, N.D. — Unusually warm temperatures has given and opportunity to city workers to better prepare for the winter. “You know, been able to do some equipment training for younger staff, so everybody is familiar with their routes that they’ll be assigned to to plow so we’re ready,” Fargo Public Works Supervisor, Lee Anderson said. Lee Anderson says it’s been a…

LIVE: Winter Safety Tips For People Living With Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Caregivers Might Not Realize Everything They Need To Do To Help People With Alzheimer's Stay Safe

  Winter weather can be deadly for people living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. More than 30,000 North Dakotans care for someone with dementia according to the Alzheimer’s Association of Minnesota-North Dakota. They’re offering tips to help keep them safe this winter. People with Alzheimer’s may not be as aware of slick sidewalks or cold weather, so it’s vital to help…

Sanford Physician Gives Tips for Staying Safe During Frigid Temperatures

With the coming temperatures, any exposed skin is at risk of frostbite

FARGO, N.D. – It’s a life or death situation if you’re not properly dressed during frigid winter temperatures. You could face frostbite in… “Less than five minutes, if their skin is uncovered,” Sanford Occupational Medicine Physician Dr. John Beauclair said. Dr. John Beauclair advises people to cover the crucial areas of your body when it’s this cold. “Make sure you…