Southwest Montana COVID-19 Response Fund Requests Show Need for Mental Health & Well-Being Support for Community

For immediate release: May 19, 2020

The Southwest Montana COVID-19 Response Fund was created as a joint effort between the Greate Gallatin United Way and the Bozeman Area Community Foundation to streamline support and focus it to the areas of our region that need it most at this time. Initially, organizations were applying to the fund for help in providing basic needs – food security, rental assistance, and shelter. The fund has seen a shift in requests reflecting a greater need for mental health services and a focus on maintaining the general well-being of the populations being served.

See the full press release here.

The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for questions about COVID-19. Reach the Call Center by phone at 406-548-0123 or email at callcenter@readygallatin.com.

The most accurate local source of information remains the GCCHD website https://www.healthygallatin.org/coronavirus-covid-19/.

Sheriff/Coroner Identifies man who died in Big Sky

May 18, 2020

On Tuesday May 12, 2020, at 11:15AM, 68 year old Big Sky resident David Green was found deceased inside his garage. 

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office along with the Chief Deputy Coroner are currently investigating the death. During the investigation Sean Patrick Murphy was arrested for Misdemeanor Obstructing a Peace Officer and has since posted bond.  The Medical Examiner’s office conducted an autopsy and we are awaiting their report.

We have been asked if there is a concern for the public’s safety, which there is not.  If there was concern that would be our first priority.

The family of Mr. Green requests that they be allowed to grieve their loss in peace and not be bothered during this difficult time.

Southwest Montana COAD Mental Health Team Reports Shift in Community Needs


For immediate release: May 18, 2020

Help Center 211 has reported that the need for its resource, referral, and crisis lines are up by nearly 49% since March. Over the course of this pandemic, they have seen a shift in the needs of callers.

See the full press release here.

The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for questions about COVID-19. Reach the Call Center by phone at 406-548-0123 or email at callcenter@readygallatin.com.

The most accurate local source of information remains the GCCHD website https://www.healthygallatin.org/coronavirus-covid-19/.

Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony Today

Montana’s law enforcement agencies invite you to honor those who have served, continue to serve, and most importantly those who lost their lives serving their community, as well as their survivors. The 2020 Law Enforcement Memorial will be available at https://youtu.be/ESvbZRgMLR8 starting at noon today.

Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony Tomorrow

We are a country built on the rule of law, and we are grateful to the men and women who enforce those laws and uphold the fairness and peace we treasure. Every year during National Police Week, Montana holds a memorial service for law enforcement officers who have lost their lives or been seriously injured in the line of duty. This is the twentieth year but due to our current situation, gathering in person isn’t possible. The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office lost Deputy Jake Allmendinger on October 19, 2019, so we will be coordinating the memorial to honor law enforcement this year.

The 2020 Montana Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will be online tomorrow, May 15th, at 12:00-1:00 pm. Many Montana law enforcement agencies and our political leaders have contributed to this unique memorial ceremony. Although we are not together in person, nothing can prevent us from honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice protecting our people and liberty. A special thank you to the surviving families for their love and strength. We hope you enjoy the 2020 Montana Law Enforcement Memorial video.

The link to view the video will be provided tomorrow morning.

Gallatin City-County Board of Health Signs Emergency Rule to Align With Updated Reopening Directive


For immediate release: May 13, 2020

The Gallatin City-County Board of Health voted today to amend the local emergency rule to harmonize with Gov. Bullock’s revisions to Phase 1 reopening guidelines and allow for the reopening of gyms, museums and theaters in Gallatin County starting May 15.

See the full press release here.

The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for questions about COVID-19. Reach the Call Center by phone at 406-548-0123 or email at callcenter@readygallatin.com.

The most accurate local source of information remains the GCCHD website https://www.healthygallatin.org/coronavirus-covid-19/.

Gallatin City-County Health Department Receives Grant for COVID-19 Wastewater Surveillance in Big Sky


For immediate release: May 12, 2020

The Gallatin City-County Health Department has received a $79,696 grant from the Big Sky Relief Fund to help fund COVID-19 wastewater surveillance in Big Sky.

See the full press release here.

The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer questions about COVID-19. Reach the Call Center by phone at 406-548-0123 or email at callcenter@readygallatin.com.

The most accurate local source of information remains the GCCHD website https://www.healthygallatin.org/coronavirus-covid-19/.

Gallatin City-County Board of Health to Meet on May 13


For immediate release: May 11, 2020

The Gallatin City-County Board of Health will hold a meeting on Wednesday, May 13 at 7 a.m. The Board will discuss and decide on amending the local emergency rule to harmonize with Gov. Bullock’s revisions to Phase 1 reopening guidelines that allow for the reopening of gyms, museums and theaters starting May 15.

See the full press release here.

The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for questions about COVID-19. Reach the Call Center by phone at 406-548-0123 or email at callcenter@readygallatin.com.

The most accurate local source of information remains the GCCHD website https://www.healthygallatin.org/coronavirus-covid-19/.

5/10/2020 Update on COVID-19 in Gallatin County


For immediate release: May 10, 2020

As of Sunday, May 10, 2020, at 12 p.m. Gallatin County has no new confirmed cases of COVID-19, for a cumulative total of 149. There are three confirmed active cases. There have been a total of 145 people recovered in Gallatin County. One person has died from COVID-19 complications.

See full press release here.

The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer questions about COVID-19. Reach the Call Center by phone at 406-548-0123 or email at callcenter@readygallatin.com.

The most accurate local source of information remains the GCCHD website https://www.healthygallatin.org/coronavirus-covid-19/.

5/9/2020 Update on COVID-19 in Gallatin County

 

 

 

 

 

For immediate release: May 9, 2020

As of Saturday, May 9, 2020, at 12 p.m. Gallatin County has 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19, for a cumulative total of 149.  There are 3 confirmed active cases. There have been a total of 145 people recovered and 2,643 tests in Gallatin County. One person has died from COVID-19 complications.

See the full press release here.

The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer questions about COVID-19. Reach the Call Center by phone at 406-548-0123 or email at callcenter@readygallatin.com.

The most accurate local source of information remains the GCCHD website https://www.healthygallatin.org/coronavirus-covid-19/.