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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.   


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.