Gallatin County

CDC mask recommendation changes

On July 27, the Center for Disease Control updated their guidance on mask recommendations in response to high Covid-19 cases across areas of the nation and new variants spreading. Gallatin City-County Health Officer Lori Christenson issued the following statement on July 27 regarding the CDC recommendation updates for masks:

A Dark Fourth

The past few weeks have held uncertainty regarding the legality of using fireworks, but both counties making up Big Sky concluded on Wednesday, June 30, to ban all fireworks.

The Gallatin County vaccine pivot

The Johnson and Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine administration has been paused by the United States Centers for Disease Control and the Federal Drug Administration due to rare but serious instances of blood clotting.

Gallatin City-County Health Officer Matt Kelley provided an update as to how that impacts the county.

Maintain the mask

The face covering rule in Gallatin County will be extended until April 20, as will the isolation and quarantine rule and rule for visitation at nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and senior and assisted living facilities, per a recent Gallatin City-County Board of Health meeting.

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