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COVID-19: Local Resources

Medical

If you suspect you are infected or have symptoms of COVID-19 and need medical advice, contact your provider before going to a clinic or physician's office, so they can prepare and provide you with instructions.

If you do not have a primary care provider, contact information for area providers is below:

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

Sanford Health: 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

Project Renew is a behavioral health program offering free community support services and outreach to individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Call 701.223.1510 (Monday - Friday, between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CT).

FirstLink is a free, confidential service available to anyone 24 hours/day, 7 days/week for listening and support, referrals to resources/help, and crisis intervention. Call 211 or 701.235.SEEK. The 24-Hour Suicide Lifeline can be reached at 1.800.273.TALK.

Prairie St. John's provides 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. Call 701.476.7200.

ParentsLead.org provides tips on Talking with Children about COVID-19 Based on Their Age.

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center provides Resources to Support Mental Health and Coping with the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Village Family Family Service Center provides mental health counseling, addiction treatment, financial counseling and other behavioral health services. All are available online or by phone. Call 701.451.4900.

Food Assistance

Visit Firstlink or call 211 or 701-235-SEEK (7335) for food assistance resources.

The GreatPlainsFoodBank.org provides a variety of food assistance programs.

The EmergencyFoodPantry.com provides a week's worth of nutritional food every other month, up to six times a year.

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.

Translated Resources

The North Dakota Department of Health provides translated COVID-19 materials, including COVID-19 fact sheets, COVID-19 vaccine fact sheets and others.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has a Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Print Resources webpage. The CDC Resources in Languages Other than English is also available for general information.