COVID 19 Healthcare Provider Information:

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 or feel you have been exposed, contact your healthcare provider so they can provide guidance.

Richland County Health Department Static Site at Wahpeton Community Center (Old Armory) 304 5th Street South, Wahpeton, ND 58075

COVID Testing is done Mondays and Wednesdays at the Wahpeton Community Center by Richland County Health Department. Dates are subject to change due to federal holidays. It is by appointment only starting at 9:00AM. Test results are sent out via e-mail, text or phone call.

Please call 701-642-7735 to schedule your appointment for testing.

You will be asked to register at

Appointment is required, call 701-642-7735 to go through a questionnaire to see if individual meets requirements to get tested.

Testing Sites in North Dakota

North Dakota Testing Sites List

Moorhead Saliva Testing Site (Former Thomas Edison High School) 1110 S. 14th Street, Moorhead, MN 56560

Monday – Friday: Noon – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, visit:

  •  Saliva testing is free and available to ND residents who believe they need to be tested, with or without symptoms.
  •  Identification is not required. An email address and phone number are required to receive results.
  •  Insurance is not required, but individuals who do have insurance will need to show their card. The test free whether or not an individual has insurance.
  • Saliva testing may not be right for those with low saliva production, such as children under age 4 or someone who has suffered a stroke.

Additional information regarding COVID-19 testing for Clay County can be found here:

COVID-19: Prevention

To reduce the spread of the virus:

  • Wash hands frequently.
  • Wear a mask.
  • Practice physical distancing.
  • Avoid large gatherings.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Sneeze or cough into a tissue, or the inside of your elbow.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily.

State Resources

North Dakota Department of Health

The North Dakota Department of Health Coronavirus website contains state-level resources and information.

ND Smart Restart

 Visit ND SMART RESTART Protocols to view the color-coded risk-level map, as well as recommendations, protocols, and resources for businesses and employers.

ND Smart Restart provides guidance and recommendations universal protocols as well as industry-specific standards. A Business Toolkit containing the Workplace Assessment is also available.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Visit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for information related to COVID-19 symptoms, prevention measures and recommendations for those who are sick. Additional information includes:

  • Symptoms: People with COVID-19 have reported a wide range of symptoms from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus and may include fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue and new loss of taste or smell. **Please note: This list does not include all possible symptoms.
  • Visit How to Protect Yourself and Others to learn how the virus spreads and the steps everyone should take to help reduce the spread.
  • Visit People at Increased Risk to learn about those who may be more likely than others to become severely ill, including older adults and those with medical conditions.
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