The City of Fargo to host local government, public health and healthcare systems COVID-19 briefing


The City of Fargo will host a COVID-19 public briefing along with other metro governments at the city and county level, local public health experts and metro healthcare systems Sanford Health and Essentia Health. Speakers will include:

  • Director of Fargo Cass Public Health Desi Fleming
  • Clay County Public Health Administrator Kathy McKay
  • Essentia Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard Vetter
  • VP and Medical Officer of Sanford Fargo Dr. Doug Griffin
  • Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney
  • West Fargo Commission President Bernie Dardis
  • Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd
  • Cass County Commission Chair Chad Peterson
  • Clay County Commission Vice-chair Jim Haney

Each organization will provide updates and information pertaining to recent developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. The briefing begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 15 at Fargo City Hall.

The briefing will be broadcast LIVE, in its entirety, on