January 29, 2021 - Governor Burgum announced the statewide risk level is being adjusted from moderate/yellow risk to low/green risk effective 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29. ND Smart Restart protocols.
January 18, 2021 - Governor Burgum announced that a statewide mask requirement expires January 18, 2021. A link to Governor Burgum's executive order is located on the Office of the Governor site. Many North Dakota cities will keep their local mask mandates in force. Please contact your local government for current information.
Governor Burgum announced several mitigation measures aimed at slowing the accelerating spread of COVID-19 in North Dakota. A link to the executive orders is located on the following page on the Office of the Governor site.
Governor Burgum announced revised color coding and guidelines for counties on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Our team has reviewed that guidance and updated our protocols as a result. Thanks for all you have done thus far to adjust to the changing conditions of the pandemic. Please stay safe and well. These changes will take effect Monday, October 19, 2020.
Phase II Restart Guidance (updated November, 2020)
Approved June 12, 2020 by the President’s COVID Working Group. Effective June 15, 2020
Governor Burgum has moved the state to the Green Level (Low Risk) Category. However, Cass County still has widespread community spread of COVID-19. Therefore, Ag Affairs will be moving to a phased reopening approach which will allow more activities to occur in geographic areas outside of Cass County while continuing with appropriate restrictions in place for Cass County and the Main Station.
Approved May 27, 2020 by Mike Borr, Dr. Lardy, and President Bresciani
The Smart Restart plan provided by the State of North Dakota outlines the latest protocols for gatherings, events, and re-openings applying not just to businesses affected by executive orders, but to all businesses as we enter this new normal.