Coronavirus

LEIGHTON BROADCASTING CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

**Alerus Center to cancel events and remain closed to the public through April 30th.

**KEM Shrine Circus Postponed until August 28-30

**St.Anne's Living Center closed to the public

**FARGODOME responds to Covid-19; concerts, including Cher on April 11th, to be postponed

LOCAL NEWS

ND active cases decrease for 10th straight day
Grand Forks coronavirus case numbers falling
Lawmakers are requiring masks for the three-day organizational session
ND starts December with lower cases counts
Walz says details coming on first vaccines for Minnesota
ND active cases decrease for 8th day in row
Distance learning models take hold this week
Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rise for 4th straight day
North Dakota COVID-19 antibody testing awaits plan
After downward tick in virus, Burgum says stay vigilant

NATIONAL NEWS STORIES

Pandemic's hit to economy? Nearly $5 trillion over two years

Dec 2, 2020

Researchers' "best case scenario" points to 15% plunge in GDP, a bigger hit than seen during the Great Recession.

U.K. becomes 1st country to approve Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for use

Dec 2, 2020

Government grants emergency use authorization and says the vaccine will be distributed from next week following "months of rigorous clinical trials."

Experts call for frontline health workers, seniors in care facilities to have first vaccine access

Dec 2, 2020

With only about 40 million COVID-19 vaccine doses available, a CDC advisory panel suggested priority be given to seniors in long-term care and frontline health care workers while officials also work to update quarantine protocols. David Begnaud reports.

CDC panel votes to give COVID-19 vaccines to health care workers, long-term care facilities

Dec 2, 2020

On Tuesday, A CDC advisory panel voted to recommend that health care workers and long-term care facility residents and employees should be the first people in the United States to receive coronavirus vaccines. Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean of Brown University'…

VA, Defense Department under new pressure to help ailing veterans who served at toxic base

Dec 2, 2020

Hundreds of service members have come forward after a CBS News investigation revealed new evidence of toxic material at a remote base used after 9/11. According to the Defense Department, more than 15,000 troops passed through a base known as K2 to suppor…

LATEST INFORMATION FROM CDC

Travel during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dec 1, 2020

There are several things to consider when deciding whether it is safe for you to travel in the United States. This includes the following: is COVID-19 spreading where you're going, will you be in close contact with others, are you at higher risk of sever…

Testing and International Air Travel

Dec 1, 2020

Testing 1-3 days before and 2-5 days after travel may reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19. Testing does not eliminate all risk, but when combined with everyday precautions like wearing masks, social distancing, and handwashing, it can make travel safer …

After You Travel

Dec 1, 2020

Depending on your travel history, you will be asked to stay home for a period of 14 days from the time you left an area with widespread or ongoing community spread.

COVID-19 Published Science and Research

Dec 1, 2020

CDC is learning more about how COVID-19 spreads and affects people and communities. Read more about what we're finding out in our CDC publications, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report and Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Cases in the U.S.

Dec 1, 2020

CDC COVID Data Tracker - Cases and Deaths by State

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