On Tuesday May 19 Gov. Steve Bullock announced Montana’s entry into Phase Two of the Reopening the Big Sky Plan, effective June 1.
Community representatives from across Gallatin County spoke to unprecedented partnership and collaboration during the COVID-19 crisis.
Representatives from local governments, the health sector, school districts and Montana State University provided updates during the Gallatin County Community Briefing Friday morning.
Gov. Steve Bullock announced nine new financial relief programs funded by the CARES Act to provide assistance to individuals and businesses. Applications are available Thursday May 7 at 8 a.m.
Using the words of a friend, Gallatin City County Health Officer Matt Kelley described the Treasure State’s efforts to confront COVID-19 as a kind of public health barn raising.
The governor’s stay at home director ends this weekend, houses of worship may have parishioners as soon as this Sunday and some local businesses prepare to soon reopen.
Big Sky students will continue distance and virtual learning, per a unanimous Big Sky School District (BSSD) Board of Trustees decision made this morning during a special board meeting. School facilities will remain closed for the remainder of the school year.
The Gallatin City-County Board of Health decided this morning to align the conclusion of the local emergency rule with the end of the state’s stay at home directive via a vote of 8-1.
Noting a sustained reduction in new COVID-19 cases, Governor Steve Bullock rolled-out a phased plan for reopening Montana on Wednesday afternoon. The strategy came on the heels of his Friday announcement – the expiration of his stay at home directive on April 24 would mean revived movement for the state’s economy.
Gov. Steve Bullock announced the phased reopening of Montana’s economy with guidelines in each phase for individuals, businesses, restaurants and schools. Local jurisdictions may enforce stricter policies moving forward.
The Governor’s Office released an interim analysis of COVID-19 cases as of April 10. “It sheds light on who this virus impacts, how it spreads and patient outcomes,” Gov. Steve Bullock said during a press call. The data will be used to inform decisions going forward.