It is our responsibility to prioritize the health of Grand Forks’ residents and employees. We are working with partner agencies including the State Department of Health , Grand Forks Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control.
In our efforts to flatten the curve or slow the spread of COVID-19, we are taking precautionary and protective steps. Our objective is to minimize the health impact to our community and its residents and we want everyone to be aware of and understand our actions.
Below are the Mayor’s emergency and administrative actions and updates regarding City operations.
City facilities with the exception of Municipal Court are closed to the public. City services can still be accessed through our Virtual City Hall. These closures include the Alerus Center, Grand Forks Public Library and the Greater Grand Forks Convention & Visitors Bureau.
The Mayor has issued a Declaration of Health Emergency to activate necessary powers and resources to respond to this event.
If you have symptoms or believe to have been in contact with someone with COVID-19 contact Altru’s hotline at (701) 780-6358.
The City of Grand Forks will be giving updates on the COVID-19 response in our community. The most recent updates will be at the top of the list. For information about COVID-19 in our area and our local Public Health response, CLICK HERE.
Mayor Brown has signed an emergency order authorizing city staff to pursue bids for cleaning services for City facilities
03/31/2020 9:52 AM
Mayor Brown signed an emergency order regarding Public Health officials working with hotels if there is a need to isolate an individual with COVID-19
This is the situation report for Grand Forks Public Health for COVID-19 response for Monday, March 30, 2020
This is the Virtual News Conference for the City of Grand Forks regarding COVID-19 for Monday, March 30, 2020
Statement from Grand Forks Mayor Micheal R. Brown regarding GF County having its first positive tests for COVID-19.
This is the COVID-19 Briefing from the City of Grand Forks for Friday, March 27, 2020
This is the COVID-19 Situation Report for the Grand Forks Public Health Department for Friday, March 27, 2020
Mayor Brown has signed an emergency order regarding delivery of food and alcohol
03/26/2020 1:09 PM
Mayor Brown has expanded an emergency order regarding alcohol sales/delivery in the City of Grand Forks.
Mayor Brown has signed an emergency order regarding meeting notifications for emergency council meetings.
Mayor Michael R. Brown has signed an Emergency Order that temporarily modifies Class 4 Food and Beverage Establishment On Sale Alcoholic Beverage License.
Mayor Brown has signed an emergency order that moves the Planning & Zoning meeting from April 1 to April 15.
Mayor Brown has signed an emergency order temporarily amending the Industrial Discharge Permit for Red River Biorefinery
Mayor Brown has signed an emergency order waiving all fees for Public Transit.
This is the Situation Report from the Grand Forks Public Health Department for Monday, March 23, 2020
Here is the video of the virtual news conference for the City of Grand Forks on Monday, March 23, 2020
Due to the ongoing situation regarding the COVID-19 virus, the City of Grand Forks has postponed Spring Clean Up week for 2020
Mayor Brown has signed an Emergency Order regarding various City functions during the COVID-19 response.
03/20/2020 4:37 PM