Gallatin County Sheriff to Attend Board of Health Meeting

 

For immediate release: July 13, 2020

The Gallatin City-County Board of Health has a special meeting scheduled for 7 AM on Tuesday, July 14 at The Commons at Baxter and Love. The Board of Health will be discussing a rule requiring the use face coverings by most people in most public settings, and providing an opportunity for public comment. Sheriff Brian Gootkin will be attending in person and providing comment.

7/13/2020 Update on COVID-19 in Gallatin County


For immediate release: July 13, 2020

As of Monday, July 13, 2020, at 12 p.m. Gallatin County has had 50 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 since Friday, July 10, for a cumulative total of 455.

There were 23 new cases reported on Saturday, 11 new cases reported on Sunday and 16 new cases reported on Monday.

There are 122 confirmed active cases and five current hospitalizations. There have been a total of 332 people recovered in Gallatin County. One person has died from COVID-19 complications.

See the full 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.

 

7/10/2020 Update on COVID-19 in Gallatin County


For immediate release: July 10, 2020

As of Friday, July 10, 2020, at 1 p.m. Gallatin County has 405 cumulative cases of COVID-19. There were 31 new cases reported on Thursday and 26 new cases reported on Friday.

There are 81 confirmed active cases and one current hospitalization. There have been a total of 323 people recovered 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.

 

7/9/2020 Gallatin City-County Board of Health Special Meeting to Consider Face Covering Rule


 

For immediate release: July 9, 2020

The Gallatin City-County Board of Health will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, July 14 to consider two measures designed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep businesses operating during the ongoing pandemic.

The Board of Health plans to consider two emergency health rules at a meeting at 7 AM on Tuesday that will take place at The Commons at Baxter and Love, located at 1794 Baxter Ln. East.

The first measure is a new emergency health rule that would require use of face coverings by most people within most indoor public settings, including retail businesses, bars and restaurants, government buildings and schools, and most other public indoor settings.

The second measure on the Board’s agenda is an extension of the Board’s emergency rule requiring people who have tested positive for COVID-19 to remain in isolation until they are no longer contagious.

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.

Woman rescued from Ousel Falls Trail

(Big Sky, Mont) On Tuesday at 1:30 pm, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue at Big Sky was dispatched to a 74-year-old woman hiking on Ousel Falls Trail who had become ill. Rescuers from GCSAR and Big Sky Fire hiked the trail and located her one mile from the trailhead. She was medically checked and transported to an awaiting Big Sky Fire Ambulance, then transported to Big Sky Medical Center for further medical assistance.

CORRECTED: 7/8/2020 Update on COVID-19 in Gallatin County

CORRECTION: Today’s press release included an attachment with yesterday’s press release. HERE is the press release for July 8, 2020. A corrected version of the press release is also included below. I apologize for the error.

– Whitney Bermes, Gallatin County Communications Coordinator



As of Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 12 p.m. Gallatin County has one new confirmed case of COVID-19 and a cumulative total of 346.

Please note that there have been a number of previous cases that were reported to the state that have been reassigned to Gallatin County and were added to the county’s previous day totals on the Gallatin City-County Health Department’s COVID-19 dashboard.

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.

7/8/2020 Update on COVID-19 in Gallatin County


For immediate release: July 8, 2020

As of Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 12 p.m. Gallatin County has one new confirmed case of COVID-19 and a cumulative total of 346.

Please note that there have been a number of previous cases that were reported to the state that have been reassigned to Gallatin County and were added to the county’s previous day totals on the Gallatin City-County Health Department’s COVID-19 dashboard.

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.

7/7/2020 Update on COVID-19 in Gallatin County


For immediate release: July 7, 2020

As of Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 12 p.m. Gallatin County has 16 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, for a cumulative total of 342. However, some of those cases will be reassigned to other counties and states as Gallatin City-County Health Department staff continue contact tracing investigations, so Gallatin County’s total is subject to change.

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.

Three Forks Drug Drop Box

(Three Forks, Mont) Thanks to the Bozeman Elks, Lodge 463, Three Forks now has a drug drop box. It is in the Three Forks City Hall and is available 9-12 and 1-5 Monday-Friday. It provides an opportunity for people to safely and anonymously empty medicine cabinets of drugs that have expired or that are unneeded, including over-the-counter drugs and prescription drugs that contain controlled substances. Any expired or unused pills, capsules, or patches can be dropped off at the drop box and the DEA will incinerate them to dispose of them safely.

Photo courtesy of the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and Bozeman Elks Lodge 463.

7/6/2020 Update on COVID-19 in Gallatin County


For immediate release: July 6, 2020

As of Monday, July 6, 2020, at 12 p.m. Gallatin County has had 32 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 since Friday, July 3, for a cumulative total of 326.

There were 16 new cases reported on Saturday, 11 new cases reported on Sunday and five new cases reported on Monday. One case that was previously assigned to Gallatin County was reassigned to another county.

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.