Coronavirus Resources

Last updated July 21, 2021 @ 3:15 p.m.


Most businesses are open, however, Visit Fargo-Moorhead continues to monitor the Coronavirus Pandemic and the impact it has on those planning to visit the Fargo metro area.

The Coronavirus pandemic is a quickly evolving situation and the best resource for the most up-to-date information is the CDC website.

The CDC is recommending those who are not fully vaccinated should consider postponing non-essential travel.  For more information about traveling within the U.S., click here.

Minnesota and North Dakota Travel Orders:

Follow these links for information on travel to North Dakota and to Minnesota.


North Dakota

* Know before you go. While North Dakota does not mandate the use of masks, many private businesses require mask use when social distancing cannot be achieved.

North Dakota’s risk assessment is broken out by county (see map above). For more information on protocols and industry-specific standards for the state of North Dakota, click here.


* Know before you go. Although Minnesota does not mandate the use of masks, many private businesses require mask use when social distancing cannot be achieved.

Fully vaccinated people may be able to gather without masks and social distancing in specific settings. For more information, visit About COVID-19 Vaccine.

For more information and or guidance for businesses reopening in Minnesota, click here.


Most bars and restaurants in Fargo, Moorhead, and West Fargo are open with no restrictions. Check with individual restaurants and bars for mask requirements and current hours.

To view current offerings for takeout and delivery options for Fargo, Moorhead, and West Fargo locally-owned restaurants, click below!


North Dakota

Gatherings in facilities can be up to 80% of the capacity of that room, and should not exceed capacity limits, provided that health criteria are met. For more information on meetings and events in North Dakota, click here.


As of Friday, May 27, 2021, there are no limits for large gatherings in Minnesota. Event planners are encouraged to gradually increase capacities for events for a smoother transition as well as still encourage social distancing and masks for those who have not been vaccinated.


Travelers to Fargo-Moorhead and all destinations should continue to observe the health recommendations of national and local public health officials, if they plan to travel, when they travel, and when they are visiting any destination. If you decide to travel, be sure to practice all precautions given by the CDC to prevent getting and spreading COVID-19 . Travelers should know that the Fargo-Moorhead Convention & Visitors Bureau is in close contact with regional public health officials and local partners, as well as with national travel associations; however, this is an evolving situation. The following resource pages are the best methods to gather up-to-date information.

North Dakota Dept. of Public Health
Minnesota Department of Public Health
Cass County County Public Health 
Clay County Public Health


North Dakota

North Dakota Department of Public Health Dashboard
Approximate number of patients tested: 2,093,258
Total Positive Cases: 111,093
Current Active Cases: 212

North Dakota Department of Health Vaccine Dashboard
Vaccine Doses Administered:
1 dose coverage rate: 48.6%
Up-to-date coverage rate:


Minnesota Department of Public Health Situation Update
Approximate number of people tested: 10,529,318
Total Positive Cases: 608,678
Newly Reported Cases: 225

Minnesota Department of Health Vaccine Data
Vaccine Doses Administered: 5,834,910
1 dose coverage rate: 68.0%
2 dose coverage rate: 65.0%