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Governor declares state of emergency in Fargo, West Fargo and Cass County, activates ND National Guard

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order tonight declaring a state of emergency in Fargo, West Fargo and Cass County and activating the North Dakota National Guard to help local authorities respond to unlawful activity and the risk to people and property due to civil disturbances.


Positive COVID-19 Test Results

Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 11:05 am

Categories: all, COVID-19

Results are listed from 05/29/2020


Burgum announces move to next phase of ND Smart Restart plan

Friday, May 29, 2020 at 05:17 pm

Categories: all, COVID-19

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced North Dakota is moving to the next phase of its ND Smart Restart plan, as the state continues to see a high rate of testing per capita, a low positive test rate and adequate hospital capacity to handle potential surges in COVID-19 cases.


NDDOT continues to offer services by appointment only

Friday, May 29, 2020 at 04:15 pm

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The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) will continue to provide driver license and motor vehicle services by appointment only.


Positive COVID-19 Test Results

Friday, May 29, 2020 at 11:05 am

Categories: all, COVID-19

Below are the COVID-19 results as of May 28, 2020.


Child care supports ND Smart Restart; North Dakota extends child care emergency operating grants and modifies child care guidance

Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 01:37 pm

Categories: all, COVID-19

Restarting parts of North Dakota’s economy includes ensuring that working parents have access to licensed, quality child care that supports amazing early childhood experiences while protecting the health of children, families and child care workers. 


Positive COVID-19 Test Results

Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 11:05 am

Categories: all, COVID-19

Below are the COVID-19 results as of May 27, 2020.


Burgum congratulates Girls Go CyberStart participants

Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 09:52 am

Categories: all, COVID-19

Gov. Doug Burgum today congratulated the 290 high school women from 21 schools who participated in this year’s Girls Go CyberStart competition sponsored by the SANS Institute. This program is designed to help young women develop creative thinking and problem-solving skills through a series of online cybersecurity challenges.


University System Launches Smart Restart Task Force

Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 08:54 am

Categories: all, COVID-19

To help guide best practices as recommended by the Governor Doug Burgum’s ND Smart Restart plan as well as comply with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, the North Dakota University System has launched a task force led by Dr. Joshua Wynne to implement a three-tiered approach to re-opening North Dakota campuses. Wynne is currently serving as the interim president of the University of North Dakota and the vice president for the university’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences. The task force held its first meeting Friday of last week.


Burgum appoints Wynne, Stahl to lead ND health strategy, operations; thanks Tufte for service

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 04:03 pm

Categories: all, COVID-19

Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed University of North Dakota Interim President Joshua Wynne to be the state’s chief health strategist and Dr. Andrew Stahl to serve as interim state health officer overseeing the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH). The governor thanked outgoing State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte for her leadership of the NDDoH for over three years, including through the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.