Four more coronavirus testing events planned in Fargo

The Fargodome will host COVID-19 testing events from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Thursday and Friday. David Samson / The Forum

FARGO — North Dakota health officials are holding four more coronavirus testing events at the Fargodome in the second half of June, according to a news release from Fargo Cass Public Health.

The North Dakota Department of Health plans to host testing events in the west parking lot of the indoor stadium from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, and Friday, June 19, as well as June 25 and 26. The drive-up tests are open to the public at no cost, the release said.

The state has tested residents across North Dakota to determine the extent of the virus’ spread. This time around, North Dakota is performing the events to help with decision-making regarding reopening efforts.

Appointments are not needed, though residents who want the test are encouraged to complete online screening at . Participants must be at least 12 years of age.

April Baumgarten joined The Forum in February 2019 as an investigative reporter. She grew up on a ranch 10 miles southeast of Belfield, N.D., where her family raises Hereford cattle. She double majored in communications and history/political science at the University of Jamestown, N.D.
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