An additional $1 million has been added to the local COVID-19 relief effort thanks to community organizations.
$1 million was just allocated by Big Sky Resort Area District (Resort Tax) for the emergency response to COVID-19 via unanimous board approval. $500,000 will be made available to Big Sky Medical Center.
Non-urgent medical services at Bozeman Health Care Sites are temporarily suspended effective immediately, although patients requiring urgent or emergent care will continue to be cared for appropriately, according to a recent Bozeman Health press release.
A fourth COVID-19 case in Gallatin County was discussed during a media briefing today by Lori Christenson, public information officer for Gallatin City-County Health Department.
The Gallatin City-County Health Department issued a sweeping order on Monday, March 16 in response to COVID-19 pandemic concerns and the potential for crowds to gather in celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day.
As of Wednesday, March 18, there are two cases of Coronavirus in Gallatin County: a man in his 40’s and a man in his 20’s, according to the Gallatin City-County Health Department. There are three more cases in Yellowstone, Silver Bow and Lewis and Clark Counties and two cases in Missoula County.
Big Sky School District (BSSD) facilities will close to students effective Monday, March 16 as the district transitions to online learning, per unanimous approval by BSSD board of trustees at a special meeting this evening. Montana Gov.
After Sunday March 15, ski operations at Big Sky Resort will cease. Restaurants will remain open situationally and lodging will close by Sunday March 22. The Resort emphasized a relaxed cancelation policy. All future reservations will be automatically processed for refunds.
The Big Sky School District facilities are closed effective Monday, March 16. Students will transition to online learning until further notice.
Dr. Dustin Shipman, superintendent of Big Sky School District (BSSD) said the district has taken a ton of proactive steps already to address coronavirus.
Matt Kelley, Gallatin City-County Health Department health officer, kicked-off the press conference at the Gallatin County Courthouse Community Room on March 13 by running over some key points. These measures can protect you and others who may be more at-risk as we work to slow the spread of the disease.