Maj. Jamie Kleinknecht (left), State Medical Detachment opens an airway on a simulated patient during respiratory training from CHI St. Alexius Health staff in Bismarck on April 18. N.D. Guard members received this training in order to aid respiratory therapists if needed while responding to COVID-19.
Senior Airman Abby Swanson, 119th Medical Group, checks the simulated patient's heartbeat during training conducted by CHI St. Alexius Health staff on April 18 in Bismarck.
Senior Airman Kayla Dalquist, of the 119th Medical Group (right) prepares to administer a COVID-19 testing swab in the parking lot of the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on April 23. Dalquist is wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) to stay safe while Guardsmen work to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.