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Commerce encourages businesses to prepare for SBA Disaster Loan application

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

Categories: all, COVID-19

 The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that businesses experiencing or forecasting financial strain relating to the current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are highly encouraged to begin preparing a Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan application.  


ND Department of Human Services reminds people about available online services

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 08:45 am

Categories: all, COVID-19

In response to public efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus to vulnerable individuals, the North Dakota Department of Human Services is reminding individuals about available online services and is taking other measures to help support recommendations about social distancing.


UPDATED: Two cases of COVID-19 in Morton County are North Dakota’s first confirmed cases of community spread

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 07:40 pm

Categories: all, COVID-19

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) today confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 which are the first confirmed cases of community spread of the disease in North Dakota.


Behavioral Health Division offers resources to support the behavioral health of North Dakotans during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 10:45 am

Categories: all, COVID-19

The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) can be stressful for people and communities. The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division is offering resources to support North Dakotans’ behavioral health during this time. The information is available online at www.behavioralhealth.nd.gov/covid-19.  


New case of COVID-19 in Morton County is North Dakota’s first confirmed case of community spread

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 09:30 am

Categories: all, COVID-19

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) today confirmed a new case of COVID-19 which is the first confirmed case of community spread of the disease in North Dakota. 


Burgum: K-12 schools won’t have to make up instructional time from coronavirus-related closure

Monday, March 16, 2020 at 06:30 pm

Categories: all, COVID-19

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced that K-12 schools which were closed this week by executive order will not have to make up the instructional time later this school year.


Behavioral Health Division offers age-appropriate resources to help adults talk with children about coronavirus (COVID-19)

Monday, March 16, 2020 at 04:00 pm

Categories: all, COVID-19

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division is offering new resources to support parents and other adults in having conversations with children about the coronavirus (COVID-19) through its Parents Lead program. The information is available online at www.parentslead.org.  


NORTH DAKOTA STATE CAPITOL TOURS AND EVENTS GUIDANCE

Monday, March 16, 2020 at 03:30 pm

Categories: all, COVID-19

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) today announced that tours of the North Dakota State Capitol will be suspended for the remainder of March.


The Life Skills and Transition Center in Grafton is restricting visitors

Monday, March 16, 2020 at 01:15 pm

The Life Skills and Transition Center (LSTC) in Grafton announced visitor restrictions today to protect the health and well-being of individuals living at the state-operated, comprehensive support agency for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. No visitors will be allowed for the next 30 days. In addition, home visits by people served at LSTC have been canceled.


Burgum orders K-12 schools to close for one week in effort to slow spread of COVID-19

Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 09:00 pm

Categories: all, COVID-19

By executive order, Gov. Doug Burgum today ordered the closure of North Dakota K-12 schools in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 based on guidance from public school superintendents, medical experts and the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH).