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.

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.

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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