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ND senior meal providers cancel dine-in meals and work on alternate plans to sustain important nutrition services for older adults

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 06:44 pm

Categories: all, COVID-19

North Dakota senior nutrition service providers have canceled dine-in meals effective March 19 to protect vulnerable individuals from the coronavirus. Providers will be offering alternatives such as take out, home delivered and frozen meal options. They will continue to provide home-delivered meals to current consumers.


Some state facilities closed as a COVID-19 precaution

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 06:27 pm

Categories: all, COVID-19

The state of North Dakota is committed to safety, and in light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some facilities have temporarily closed as a precaution to prevent spreading the virus. This is an ever-changing situation, so we recommend that if you plan to visit a facility please call ahead, make an appointment or visit their website before traveling to check on hours, operation changes or event cancellations.


LIFT program on hold in response to COVID-19 crisis

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 05:57 pm

Categories: all, COVID-19

The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that the Innovation Technology Loan Fund (LIFT) program is on hold until further notice. 


North Dakota Development Fund Board votes to suspend all NDDF loan payments for 30 days

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 05:51 pm

Categories: all, COVID-19

 The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that the North Dakota Development Fund (NDDF) Board voted to suspend all payments for both principal and interest for all outstanding North Dakota Development Fund (NDDF) loans for 30 days, effective March 19. 


NDDOT utilizes digital signs to inform public on COVID-19

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 04:25 pm

Categories: all, COVID-19

In response to the state's declared emergency for COVID-19, the North Dakota Department of Transportation is launching a statewide educational campaign on state highways. These messages are designed to inform the public and encourage North Dakotans to be more diligent about containing the spread of the virus.


Burgum issues executive order restricting public access to state facilities

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 03:45 pm

Categories: all, COVID-19

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced that public access to state facilities, including the North Dakota State Capitol, will be restricted effective immediately until Monday, April 6, 2020.

 


Human Services to hold webinar for ND Medicaid providers and others on March 20 to share information on COVID-19

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 01:30 pm

Categories: all, COVID-19

The North Dakota Department of Human Services will hold a webinar tomorrow, March 20, from 1 to 2 p.m. Central Time to provide information and answer Medicaid-related questions pertaining to Medicaid services and COVID-19. North Dakota Medicaid providers, advocacy organizations and other stakeholders are invited to participate.


Human Services presentation on ND Medicaid primary care management reform has been rescheduled for April 16

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 11:57 am

Categories: all, COVID-19

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ presentation originally scheduled for today from 3 to 4 p.m. Central Time on primary care management reform for North Dakota Medicaid has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 16, from 3 to 4 p.m. Central Time. The presentation will be available through Skype video conference at https://bit.ly/3cqpykp or by phone at 701-328-0950, passcode 827948193#. North Dakota Medicaid providers and other stakeholders are invited to attend.


Commerce launches COVID-19 business and employer resources page

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 11:30 am

Categories: all, COVID-19

The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced the launch of a new webpage dedicated to business and employer resources affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


State health officials confirm eight additional cases of COVID-19 in North Dakota, make changes to testing prioritization

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 10:47 am

Categories: all, COVID-19

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDOH) today confirmed eight additional cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in residents from Burleigh and Morton counties. Six individuals have a history of travel and two individuals are community spread. So far in North Dakota, 508 individuals have been tested, 493 were negative, 15 are positive and 1 of the individuals is hospitalized.