North Dakota Covid Vaccine Locator
Learn about priority groups and vaccination locations. Most locations are vaccinated people in the 1B catagory:
Phase 1B: Older individuals, people with underlying health conditions, other congregate settings, childcare workers, and employees of preschools and kindergarten through 12th grade (in order of priority)
Persons 75 and older
Persons 65-74 with two or more high-risk medical conditions
Staff and persons living in other congregate settings
Persons age 65 and older with one or more high-risk medical conditions
Persons age 65 and older with or without high-risk medical conditions
Persons with two or more high-risk medical conditions regardless of age
Child care workers
Workers employed by preschools or Kindergarten through 12th grade
Clay County appointments for 65+ starting March 2nd
First cases of COVID-19 variant confirmed in North Dakota, ND Dept. Health, February 17, 2021
Department of Health reiterates priority groups; launches vaccine locator, ND Dept. Health, Jan. 15, 2021
Burgum urges vigilance to keep COVID-19 numbers trending downward as statewide mask requirement expires Monday, ND Dept. Health, Jan. 15, 2021
Pandemic prompts initiative to expand mental telehealth in North Dakota, Inforum, Jan. 4th, 2021
Minnesota COVID-19 numbers continue downward trend Inforum, Jan. 4th, 2021
Dr. Paul Carson, the Director of NDSU's Center for Immunization Research and Education, discusses the arrival of the first COVID-19 vaccine in ND—including the development process and herd immunity. Inform website, Dec. 15th, 2020
These states have COVID-19 travel restrictions against North Dakotans, Fargo Forum, Nov. 24th, 2020
NDSU researchers use wastewater to track coronavirus Fargo Forum, Nov 23rd, 2020
How did North Dakota's COVID-19 outbreak become the worst in the country? Fargo Forum, Nov 14th, 2020
Bidirectional associations between COVID-19 and psychiatric disorder: retrospective cohort studies of 62 354 COVID-19 cases in the USA, The Lancet Psychiatry, November 09, 2020DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(20)30462-4
COVID-19 will likely get worse in the winter, thanks to biology and behavior
Written By: Jason Laughlin / The Philadelphia Inquirer | Oct 20th 2020 - 7am.
There is a new North Dakota Dashboard available with state and county information and daily updates like this graph of new cases. Updates are also available through the Department of Health's Twitter feed:
Other sources for national and international statistics include Johns Hopkins coronavirus.jhu.edu/ and the Centers for Disease Control https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/.
Telework Before Illness Onset Among Symptomatic Adults Aged ≥18 Years With and Without COVID-19 in 11 Outpatient Health Care Facilities — United States, July 2020
Adults who received positive test results for SARS-CoV-2 infection were more likely to report exclusively going to an office or school setting in the 2 weeks before illness onset, compared with those who tested negative, even among those working in a profession outside of the critical infrastructure.
COVID-19 projections for U.S. states, and other countries, assuming full social distancing through May 2020
The CDC now recommends everyone wear a facemask when outdoors.
News, research, and grants.
"LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus. It is the most comprehensive resource on the subject, providing a central access to 13634 (and growing) relevant articles in PubMed. The articles are updated daily and are further categorized by different research topics and geographic locations for improved access."
H.R.6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act
This bill responds to the coronavirus outbreak by providing paid sick leave and free coronavirus testing, expanding food assistance and unemployment benefits, and requiring employers to provide additional protections for health care workers.
Sources from various government agencies addressing issues like travel, safety, and what to do if you are ill.
The official, national website for the pandemic.
Government Accountability Office: Pandemics
‘The scientists found that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was detectable in aerosols for up to three hours, up to four hours on copper, up to 24 hours on cardboard and up to two to three days on plastic and stainless steel.’
North Dakota page of the IHME model.: COVID-19 projections assuming full social distancing through May 2020
ND SMART RESTART Protocols
Guidelines for buinesses that are trying to reopen.
City of Fargo / Cass County COVID-19 Response
Includes information on closures.
Form for indicating who can make health care decisions for you if you are incapacitated, and directions for your treatment.
Take care of your family by making a will, power of attorney, living will, funeral arrangements, and more.
651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Schools and child care questions:
651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Nursing Home COVID-19 Public File includes data reported by nursing homes to the CDC’s National Health Safety Network (NHSN) system COVID-19 Long Term Care Facility Module, including Resident Impact, Facility Capacity, Staff & Personnel, and Supplies & Personal Protective Equipment, and Ventilator Capacity and Supplies Data Elements.