State Health Officer Orders


May 26, 2020 | Order #| Order for testing for 2019-nCoV/COVID-19
State Health Officer Order for testing for 2019-nCoV/COVID-19 as a Disease Control Measures to prevent the spread 2019-nCoV/COVID-19.

May 14, 2020 | Order #| Order for testing Grand Forks County
Grand Forks Public Health Department staff will conduct all testing for 2019-nCoV/COVID-19 authorized by this order

May 8, 2020 | Order #2020.02.2 | Amended Travel Quarantine Order
Allows people to travel freely in within the United States and releases requirements for everyone except international travelers. Find more information on the NDDoH travel website.

May 8, 2020 | Order #2020.05.1 | Amended Order for Positive Cases
Updates the time a person who tests positive must isolate from seven days to 10 days to align with CDC recommendations. 

April 26, 2020 | Order #2020-07 | COVID-19 Named Post-mortem Communicable Disease  
For the purpose of the application of ND Administrative Code chapter 33-05-02, COVID-19 is declared a "post-mortem communicable disease." 

April 18, 2020 | Order #  | LM Quarantine Executed   
All persons employed by LM Power (ND), INC. located in Grand Forks, North Dakota, are subject to an order to quarantine.

April 10, 2020 | Order #2020-06 | Provides exemptions for essential workforce who are household contacts of people who test positive
Provides workforce exemptions for individuals who are household contacts of individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 as defined by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. CDC Guidance for Workers Exposed to COVID-19

April 8, 2020 | Order #2020.05 | Order for positive cases
Individuals in the state who have been identified by the ND Department of Health as being positive for COVID-19 are subject to isolation immediately upon notification and for at least seven days after the onset of symptoms and 72 hours after becoming fever free and with symptom improvement.

April 8, 2020 | Order #2020.02.1 | Travel quarantine order
Find more information on the NDDoH travel website.

April 4, 2020 | Order #2020-03 | Order for testing
For individuals residing in Southwestern District Health Unit to be tested for COVID-19 for the duration of the declared emergency.






Also see the Governor's Executive Orders