Nursing In Her Blood

Theresa Schmidt joined Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health in 2000 and became the Director of Nursing about six years ago. But her journey toward nursing really began years prior.

It could be argued that her journey even started without her, but instead with the nurses that helped build the

By |2020-05-15T11:07:39-05:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: COVID19, News|

Bismarck nurses steeled for COVID-19 patient care

Kristen Renner helped prepare for the H1N1 and Ebola outbreaks, but neither compares to the coronavirus pandemic.

Nevertheless, the intensive care unit clinical supervisor at CHI St. Alexius Health in Bismarck says the goal is the same it has always been.

“No matter what type of

By |2020-05-15T14:06:48-05:00April 23rd, 2020|Categories: COVID19, News|

Name of today’s game is: ‘Adjusting and adapting’

Coronavirus changed American lives in weeks. The country went from business as usual, to sheltering in place as an invisible virus reached all 50 states, overwhelming hospitals and funeral homes.

As of Friday morning, the global death toll quickly climbed to almost 100,000 people, while coronavirus sickened

By |2020-04-14T22:20:14-05:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: COVID19, News|

Bismarck RN: ‘I don’t have anyone at home I can expose’

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to loom over our daily lives, we’re reminded of the resilient doctors, nurses and other frontline health care workers who are working diligently to care for patients.

Jessica Noeske is one of those people.

“She’s a saint,” said Brad Erickson, safety director at 

By |2020-04-14T22:33:25-05:00April 12th, 2020|Categories: COVID19, News|