1/22/2021 Opt-In COVID-19 Notification System for Gallatin County

For immediate release: January 22, 2021

For residents who wish to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccination in Gallatin County, a new tool is available to receive those updates right on your phone or email.

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.

 

1/21/2021 COVID-19 Deaths in Gallatin County

For immediate release: January 21, 2021

The Gallatin City-County Health Department is saddened to announce that two more Gallatin County residents have passed away from complications due to COVID-19.

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.

1/20/2021 Gallatin City-County Board of Health Extends Three Emergency Health Rules

For immediate release: January 20, 2021

At a meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 20, the Gallatin City-County Board of Health extended three local emergency health rules intended to slow the transmission of COVID-19.

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.

Gallatin County Commission Accepting Applications For Sheriff

 

For immediate release: January 19, 2020

The Gallatin County Commission is now accepting resumes for candidates who want to be considered to be appointed to serve as sheriff through 2022.

Interested candidates must be statutorily qualified for appointment.

Commissioners will accept resumes through the end of the day on Friday, Feb. 5. They will hold public interviews of finalists the week of Feb. 15, then aim to make their appointment at their regularly scheduled public meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 23.

Candidates must provide a resume, cover letter, and three to five references, which can be emailed to commission@gallatin.mt.gov, or mailed or dropped off in person to the Gallatin County Commission Office, 311 W. Main St., Room 306, Bozeman, MT 59715.

 

 

Madison Arm Snowmobile Rescue

(West Yellowstone, Mont) Sunday at 9:20 p.m. West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a single snowmobile crash 5 miles north of West Yellowstone near the Madison Arm of Hebgen Lake. The injured snowmobiler, a 43-year-old man, had suffered a possible broken shoulder and punctured lung when the snowmobile he was riding left the trail and struck a tree.

Volunteers from the Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue in West Yellowstone responded to assist with the rescue. Rescuers located the snowmobiler, loaded him into a specialized litter, and transported him to a waiting Hebgen Basin Rural Fire District ambulance. The man was then transported to the Big Sky Medical Center for further evaluation.

Photo courtesy of Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office

 

Ousel Falls Rescue

(Big Sky, Mont) At 3:18 pm on January 16, Gallatin County 911 received a report of an injured hiker half a mile from the parking lot on the Ousel Falls Trail. The caller reported that his wife was fatigued and was unable to hike the rest of the way to the parking lot due to recent knee replacement surgeries. A deputy and volunteers from Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue in Big Sky responded to assist the hiker. At 4:15pm a team of six Search and Rescue members reached the 58-year-old woman and loaded her in a one-wheeled litter. She was safely transported back to her husband and hiking partners at the Ousel Falls parking lot.

Photo courtesy of Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office

Incident at the Law and Justice Center Update

Update: Friday 1/15/21 at 10:20 P.M.

The unusual package was not a bomb and the vehicle has been cleared.  Interim Sheriff Dan Springer stated that the vehicle is being removed from the steps of the Law and Justice Center and the building is returning to normal business operations.

For immediate release: January 15, 2021

Today at approximately 3:45 PM, a male subject known to law enforcement drove his vehicle to the front steps of the Law and Justice Center in Bozeman and died by suicide with a firearm.

The incident was witnessed by civilian employees at the Law and Justice Center. The backseat of the vehicle contained an unusual package. Out of an abundance of caution, the bomb squad from Lewis and Clark County was contacted and will be on scene this evening to clear the vehicle.

The Law and Justice Center remains closed until further notice. The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office will continue to investigate the incident.

The name of the individual will not be released until the family is notified.

– Interim Sheriff Dan Springer

1/15/2021 Gallatin City-County Board of Health Special Meeting on Jan. 20

For immediate release: January 15, 2021

The Gallatin City-County Board of Health will meet Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 7 AM to consider extending local emergency health rules intended to slow transmission of COVID-19. 

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.

1/13/2021 COVID-19 Deaths in Gallatin County

For immediate release: January 13, 2021

The Gallatin City-County Health Department is saddened to announce that two more Gallatin County residents have passed away from complications due to COVID-19.

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.