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Covid Vaccine

Covid Vaccine Locater

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

Cass County/ Fargo vaccination information and sign-up

COVID-19 Vaccine Phase 1B Resident Contact Form: Residents in any Phase 1B priority group

Clay County appointments for 65+ starting March 2nd

Minnesota Vaccine Locator


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

Department of Health announces update to COVID-19 vaccine plan and priority groups; addresses new CDC guidance for close contact quarantine, Wednesday, December 2, 2020

These states have COVID-19 travel restrictions against North Dakotans, Fargo Forum, Nov. 24th, 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:

With North Dakota hospitals at 100% capacity, Burgum announces COVID-positive nurses can stay at work (11/10/2020)

Walz to announce additional COVID-19 restrictions on Tuesday (11/10/2020)

Department of Health provides tips for in-person voting amid Covid-19

Bismarck adopts one-month mask mandate: 'We are going to be just fine'-InForum

Fargo Mayor declares a mask mandate. October 19th, 2020

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.

COVID Numbers

NDSU is tracking cases on campus. This information can be found here.

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:

chart showing the number of  Covid cases in North Dakota

Other sources for national and international statistics include Johns Hopkins and the Centers for Disease Control


Federal/National Information

National Information

Biden-Harris plan to beat COVID-19

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.

Masks mandates have major impact, study finds (MIT)

Trends in COVID-19 Incidence After Implementation of Mitigation Measures — Arizona, January 22–August 7, 2020 (CDC)

Community Use Of Face Masks And COVID-19: Evidence From A Natural Experiment Of State Mandates In The US

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.
DYI masks.

National Institutes of Health

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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."

CDC publications:

Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) regarding Covid-19

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report-Podcasts


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.

Compiled resources:

Coronavirus Pandemic: Reliable Government Information Resources

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.

Timeline of Events Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Government Accountability Office: Pandemics

Lessons to inform federal preparedness for and response to public health crises, including pandemics like COVID-19.


Hygiene and cleaning:

New coronavirus stable for hours on surfaces

‘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.’

Disinfection guidance

Products with EPA-approved 

emerging viral pathogens claims

Coronavirus Scams

Avoid Coronavirus Scams

State Information

North Dakota

ND Covid-19 Vaccination Plan

North Dakota page of the IHME model.: COVID-19 projections assuming full social distancing through May 2020

Guidelines for buinesses that are trying to reopen.

The official North Dakota Covid-19 site. Information from the Governor, the Department of Health and other state sources.

UND Coronavirus blog 

City of Fargo / Cass County COVID-19 Response
Includes information on closures.

GF Schools Update
The Grand Forks School District will not hold classes from March 16 - 20, 2020
GF/EGF Update COVID-19 Response
The Cities of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks would like to provide an update on the response to the COVID-19 virus.

End of life planning


Form for indicating who can make health care decisions for you if you are incapacitated, and directions for your treatment.

About Estate Planning

Estate planning is a process by which individuals develop a vision for how their affairs will be finalized at the time of their death. 

Minnesota Information

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Minnesota

Interim COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Executive Summary

Moorhead COVID-19 resources

COVID-19 Hotlines:

Health questions:
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.

DYI masks

NDSU Library's DYI mask page
Tutorials and instructions for making your own masks. Organizations that currently need mask donations.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Minnesota site on donating PPE

Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities

Training resources and information for care facilities.
A PDF document with information on keeping in touch with family who are in long-term care facilities

COVID-19 Nursing Home Data

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.