Published on March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Event and Closure Announcements

Cancellations

  • Prenatal Education Classes, in an effort to protect our expecting mothers and immediate family members, we have decided to cancel upcoming classes until further notice. You may reschedule through MyChart for a later date or receive a refund. We will have the Newborn Education Channel available while you are at Altru and bedside nursing support throughout your stay. Please check out resources like BabyCenter.com and Womenshealth.gov. We will continue to re-evaluate on an on-going basis. Please call 707.780.3454 or email prenatalclass@altru.org with any questions.
    • Family & Friends Infant CPR 
    • Childbirth Preparation 
    • Baby Care Basics 
    • Breastfeeding Information 
  • Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive

  • Spin for Kids

  • Hands on Learning Fair

  • Altru Breast Feeding Clinic, Moms having concerns about breastfeeding should call the Lactation Office at 701.780.5467. Moms can also call the provider if they have concerns. The pediatric department has lactation help available, as well.

  • Blood Drive schedule for Monday, March 30, please call 701.780.5433 to schedule an appointment to donate blood

Closures

  • Altru Alliance Gift Shop, For the safety of our patients and staff the Altru Alliance Gift Shop will be closed until further notice.  Online ordering is available at Altru.org/giftshop and phone orders are available by calling 701.780.5299.  Orders will be delivered Monday-Friday between noon-4:00 p.m. 

  • Truyu is suspending aesthetic services at all Truyu locations. At this time, Dermatology and Plastic Surgery are open as scheduled.   
  • Med Park Credit Union, Effective Thursday, March 26 Med Park Credit Union’s office will be closed.  Members will be served at Riverfork Federal Credit Union, 711 N. Washington St., Grand Forks, ND. Drive-thru service only.

  • Altru Family YMCA, Daycare remains open. Altru will continue to provide speech, OT and PT to those children enrolled in daycare.

  • Choice Health & Fitness, Sanny & Jerry Ryan Center for Prevention & Genetics and Truyu at Choice will remain open.

General Restrictions

  • Altru Professional Center lab will be closing daily at 5 p.m. in conjunction with the Family Medicine South department.  Any outpatient lab work or specimen drop off should be done prior to that time each day.  Questions please feel free to call 701.732.7561.
  • Altru Family Medicine Residency Pharmacy, in efforts to keep our patients and team safe, Altru FMR Pharmacy will no longer have patients entering the pharmacy. We will continue to meet the prescription needs of all our patients during this time with Curbside Pick-up, FREE Mail-out, and in-town delivery. Thank you, know that we are dedicated to meeting your prescription needs and are here for you. Please call our team with questions 701-780-6870.

  • Altru Business Office at Altru Clinic in Roseau, Devils Lake, and Crookston are restricting all visitors, if you have questions regarding your Altru bill please call 701.780.1500.

  • Altru Gift Shop is decreasing hours to Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Gift Shop will be closed on Saturday & Sunday.

  • Altru Retail Pharmacy in an effort to support the reduction in visitors is offering FREE delivery to Grand Forks & East Grand Forks residents or FREE mail-out to your home services. Please call 701.780.3444 to make arrangements. Overnight FEDEX is available for those out of town.
    • If you must come into the pharmacy to pick up your medication, you will be screened upon entry into the hospital. Only one person is able to enter the hospital, per visitor restrictions. If you do not meet screening requirements, the door attendant will assist you with curbside medication pick-up.
  • Altru Business Center, restricting visitors, if you have questions regarding your Altru bill please call 701.780.1500.

  • Altru Health Foundation, restricting all visitors

  • Altru Health Information Management is restricting all visitors, the release of information for medical records will no longer be handled in person, please call 701.780.6145, request via MyChart or Altru.org.