A letter signed by the mayors of Grand Forks, Fargo, Bismarck, Minot and West Fargo stresses the importance of mask-wearing, washing hands and sanitizing surfaces.
“To get us through this wave of COVID-19 and to keep our communities open, it’s crucial to be aware of our behaviors,” the letter states before reminding residents about the importance of hygiene and masks. “We must keep our social interactions to small groups, social distance when out in the public, utilize testing events and stay home if sick.”
In the letter, the phrase “wear a mask” was written in all capital letters.
Signees include Steve Bakken, of Bismarck; Brandon Bochenski, of Grand Forks; Bernie Dardis, of West Fargo; Tim Mahoney, of Fargo; and Shaun Sipma, of Minot.
“We ask for increased diligence from our business community when it comes to NDSmart Restart Recommendations to include occupant capacity in particular. Further disregard may lead to