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Fargo Moorhead Area COVID-19 Testing

Page reviewed/updated 11.14.2022


Testing Locations

Public Testing

'The Store' operated by the North Dakota Department of Health
*One-time pre-registration for first-time testers is required.

Location:
3051 25th Street South, Fargo, Suite K (located in the Family Fare strip mall, between the Hi-Ho Burgers and Brews and Grand Junction Grilled Subs restaurants)

Test Site Schedule:



Test Results:
Rapid test results will be available within approximately 2 hours from test collection.

Notification preference is selected during pre-registration. If you do not receive an e-notification or require a PDF copy of your results, there are three options to receive your results:
• Online Survey: Submit an online survey to receive a PDF of your test results via email.
• Citizen Portal: Log in to the portal for 24/7 access to your test results. Not sure if you have an account? Check here.
• Result Notification Line: 701.204.6664 (Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm)

*Please refer to the North Dakota Department of Health’s Test Results webpage for detailed information on receiving your test results.

Contact:
For customer service, call the NDDoH COVID-19 hotline at 1.866.207.2880.
For test results, call the NDDoH Test Results Notification line at 701.204.6664.
*Phone calls monitored Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.


‘Moorhead Test Site’ operated by the State of Minnesota and Vault Health
*Walk-ins are welcome, but scheduling an appointment is strongly encouraged.

Location:
1110 S. 14th Street, Moorhead, MN 56560, Former Thomas Edison Elementary School (Vault Community Testing Site)

Hours of Operation:
• Sundays: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
• Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
• Thursday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tests Available:
PCR (saliva), rapid antigen

Test Results:
PCR (saliva) test results will be provided via email after approximately 48 – 72 hours.

Rapid test results will be available approximately 1-3 hours after processing.

Contact:
Call 1.800.800.5698 or 1.212.880.5494 (dial 9 to speak with a live agent).

*Other public testing events can be located using the North Dakota Department of Health’s Free Testing Sites Table or the Minnesota Department of Health’s Community Testing Map.


Health Systems Testing

Essentia Health COVID-19 Hotline 1.833.494.0836 or start an e-visit online.

Sanford Health 701.234.5000 for 'My Sanford Nurse' or start an e-visit online.


At-Home Test Kits

For statewide locations of available home test kits, please check the North Dakota Department of Health's Test Locations table.

Fargo Cass Public Health (FCPH) will distribute at-home test kits from the following locations:

  • FCPH
    1230 25th St S, Fargo (farthest Southwest portion of the main FCPH building)
    Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Kits are distributed from the area of the building labeled 'Fargo Police Substation'. Please enter through the sliding door and staff will provide assistance.
  • NDDoH COVID-19 Test Site
    3051 25th Street South, Fargo
    Sunday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Please visit NDDoH's Home Testing or Self-Testing Guidance for specific information about at-home test kits, including instructions for use and age requirements.

** The Food and Drug Administration recently extended the shelf life for COVID-19 tests. The FDA evaluated the shelf life of currently approved tests and concluded that the tests viability is longer than manufacturers originally thought. Please click here for a list of the tests that have been distributed by Fargo Cass Public Health. You can also check the FDA site for more information.

Become a distribution location:
Businesses and organizations interested in becoming a distribution location for at-home test kits are invited to complete the online contact form or call 701.241.1360 for assistance. Participating locations can choose to distribute kits either internally, for employees and staff, or externally, for the general public.


Testing for Travel

Travelers need to identify what type of test, source of test and result documentation information is required by their destination. Contact your airline or travel agent for questions about these requirements.

Travelers should inform testing site personnel they are testing for travel upon arrival at the testing site.

*View the NDDoH COVID-19 Testing and Resulting Guidance document for more information about testing for travel.


Quarantine & Isolation Guidance

Please visit the CDC and North Dakota Department of Health websites for information regarding isolation and quarantine.

Quarantine and Isolation Guidance (CDC)
What To Do If You Tested Positive For COVID-19 (NDDoH)
What To Do If You Are A Close Contact (NDDoH)