Burgum extends worker’s compensation to first responders, health workers who contract COVID-19

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 05:45 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order extending worker’s compensation coverage to first responders and health care providers who contract COVID-19 on the job.

Guidelines being developed to ensure child care for essential workers through COVID-19 crisis

Monday, March 23, 2020 at 07:00 pm

North Dakota has launched a rapid planning process to develop operating guidelines to ensure that child care is available for health care and other essential workers through the COVID-19 crisis, Gov. Doug Burgum said.


Burgum urges North Dakotans to remain vigilant against COVID-19 as state confirms 30th positive case

Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 06:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum urged North Dakotans to remain vigilant against the novel coronavirus as the state’s total number of COVID-19 cases reached 30.

Burgum signs executive order to help slow spread of COVID-19, expand testing locations

Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 07:00 pm

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum today signed an executive order designed to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and expand testing locations for North Dakotans.

State takes steps to reduce regulatory burdens to help North Dakotans through COVID-19 crisis

Friday, March 20, 2020 at 07:15 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum signed three executive orders to reduce regulatory burdens and improve services for North Dakota citizens to help them through the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Burgum orders bars, restaurants closed to on-site patrons; provides additional guidance for K-12 schools

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 07:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order directing bars and restaurants to close to on-site patrons and issued additional guidance for K-12 schools to continue to educate students with alternative delivery methods beginning April 1 during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Burgum issues executive order restricting public access to state facilities

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 03:45 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum announced that public access to state facilities, including the North Dakota State Capitol, will be restricted effective immediately until Monday, April 6, 2020.

Burgum: K-12 schools won’t have to make up instructional time from coronavirus-related closure 

Monday, March 16, 2020 at 06:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum announced that K-12 schools which were closed this week by executive order will not have to make up the instructional time later this school year.

Burgum orders K-12 schools to close for one week in effort to slow spread of COVID-19 

Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 09:00 pm

By executive order, Gov. Doug Burgum ordered the closure of North Dakota K-12 schools in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 based on guidance from public school superintendents, medical experts and the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH).  

UPDATED: Burgum declares state of emergency in response to coronavirus; K-12 guidance issued

Friday, March 13, 2020 at 07:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum declared a state of emergency for North Dakota in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) public health crisis and issued guidance to K-12 schools with Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler and State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte.