Fargo Announces Closure of All Facilities to the Public Beginning on March 19

Essential City services are operating; citizens can reach us at FargoND.gov/Virtual

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Related Resources

1.866.207.2880 For questions related to COVID-19, the NDDoH hotline is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

Medical Resources

If you suspect you are infected or have symptoms of COVID-19 and need medical advice, BEFORE you go to a clinic or physician's office, CONTACT them so they can prepare and provide you with instructions.

If you do not have a primary care provider, you are able to use the below numbers for either hospital:

Essentia Health - Fargo webpage
1.833.494.0836 Essentia Health COVID-19 Hotline or start an e-visit online at www.essentiahealth.org/COVID-19

Sanford Health webpage
701.234.5000 for 'My Sanford Nurse' or start an e-visit online at www.sanfordhealth.org/campaign/covid19-care

Mental Health and Behavioral Health Resources

1.800.273.TALK 24-Hour Suicide Lifeline. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide. FirstLink Suicide Lifeline is connected to a national network of crisis services, so no call for help is unanswered.

211 or 701.235.SEEK (7335) for FirstLink: a free, confidential service available to anyone 24 hours/day, 7 days/week for listening and support, referrals to resources/help, and crisis intervention.

701.476.7200 Prairie St. John's provides many services for children and adolescents facing mental health concerns, substance use disorder or co-occurring disorders. They are available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

Tips on Talking with Children about COVID-19 Based on Their Age ranges from Early Childhood to High School, provided by ParentsLead.org.

Resources to Support Mental Health and Coping with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) - The Suicide Prevention Resource Center compiled web pages and info sheet on mental health and coping with the effects of COVID-19.

Food Resources

The Cass Clay Food Partners have started a Google Doc list of food resources that identifies Free Meals and Groceries, Grocery and Meal Delivery, Grocery Shopping for At Risk Populations, Immediate Employment Opportunities for Food/Beverage and Workers, among much more. They are updating their Cass Clay Food Partners Facebook page often.

The Great Plains Food Bank continues their operations and has more information on their website: GreatPlainsFoodBank.org.

The Emergency Food Pantry is operating and has more information on their site: EmergencyFoodPantry.com

For-Profit and Non-Profit Business Resources

The North Dakota Small Business Development Center has a webpage devoted to Assisting ND Small Businesses to Prepare for and Recover from COVID-19 Impacts.

The U.S. Small Business Administration has more information about the SBA Disaster Loan program that is available to all for-profit small businesses in North Dakota, as well as some non-profits. The online application portal is DisasterLoan.SBA.gov.

FCPH will make every effort to update this page with the most current information.