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:
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 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.
In a unanimous vote on Tuesday morning, the Gallatin County Commission appointed Dan Springer as the next sheriff of Gallatin County.
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.
The county is already seeing “substantial impressive compliance” to the state-wide face covering directive by Governor Steve Bullock, Gallatin City-County Health Officer Matt Kelley said.
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.
Three of the 16 COVID-19 cases in Gallatin County discussed in a morning meeting March 24 have ties to Big Sky. There is also evidence to suggest transmission within the Big Sky community, Director of Clinical Services & Operations at Bozeman Health Big Sky Medical Center (BHBSMC)Taylor Rose told local leaders.
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.
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.