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.
- Essentia Health: 1-701-642-2000; Hours are Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm or set up an e-visit at https://www.essentiahealth.org/covid-19/
- Sanford Health: 701-642-7000; Hours are Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm or set up an e-visit at www.sanfordhealth.org/campaign/covid19-care.
- CHI-St. Francis Walk In: 218-643-0747; Hours are Monday-Friday 8:00am – 7:30pm; Saturday and Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm https://www.sfcare.org/en/services/clinics/walk-in-clinic.html
Local Area Testing Sites
For individuals in circumstances below:
- Individuals with a potential exposure to a positive COVID-19 case.
- Healthcare workers providing direct care to patients.
- Individuals with a testing requirement for essential travel.
- Individuals in work environments where it is difficult to maintain the recommended physical distance of 6 feet from co-workers and/or customers and where exposure times to co-workers and/or customers are fifteen minutes or more.
Richland County Health Department Static Site at Wahpeton Community Center (Old Armory), 304 5th Street South, Wahpeton, ND 58075
Static site provides indoor, walk-up testing ONLY FOR CLOSE CONTACTS and HOUSEHOLD CONTACTS exposed to a Positive Case.
Typically every Monday and Wednesday ONLY from 9:00am-11:00am
Appointment is required, call 701-642-7735 to go through a questionnaire to see if individual meets requirements to get tested.
Faith + Journey Lutheran Church, 650 40th Avenue South, West Fargo, ND 58078
Static site provides indoor, walk-up COVID-19 testing.
Appointments are not needed for testing at the static site. However, individuals who fit the above categories and plan to get tested are required to pre-register here: https://testreg.nd.gov/.
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: https://mncovidtestingappt.as.me/schedule.php.
- 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: https://claycountymn.gov/462/Public-Health.
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.
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.