Coronavirus
Coronavirus Information Center
Severe weather outlook South Dakota

Board: North Dakota’s universities should encourage or require masks

State News

Coronavirus test concept. Test tubes for 2019-nCoV analysis and medical form Coronavirus test over laboratory desk. Chinese Wuhan virus outbreak.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s 11 colleges and universities should develop policies and procedures that either strongly encourage or require the use masks as a precaution against the coronavirus when classes resume this fall.

The North Dakota Board of Higher Education unanimously adopted the resolution Thursday.

The meeting was held as the number of deaths in the state approached triple-digits and the number of active cases and hospitalizations was the highest since the pandemic began.

Joshua Wynne is the state’s chief health strategist. He told the board that widespread testing is planned at the state’s bigger campuses before classes resume and “as the semester evolves.”

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Stories

More Local News

Recent Videos

A warm and mostly sunny weekend ahead

FF DEC 4

NDC DEC 4

Williston Xmas Tree

Linton-HMB Girl's Basketball

Our Redeemer's Girl's Basketball

Minot Girl's Basketball

Mandan Boy's Basketball

CHI Got Robots

Serology Tests

Police Arrests

Hugs for Holidays

Quarantine Order Change

Driving Range

Heating Assistance

KX Convo: Michelle Tait

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020 - KX Storm Team Evening Forecast - Dave Holder

Rural Vaccine Prep

Early COVID Cases

More Video

KX News Trending Stories

COVID Symptoms infographic

North Dakota Resources

North Dakota Resources

More Resources

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss