Measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 are required for all events in Madison County.
Montana Governor Steve Bullock hosted a press call today to address the increase in positive COVID-19 cases, provide a testing update and lay out another Coronavirus Relief Fund offering for medium to larger businesses.
Gov. Steve Bullock announced the phased reopening of Montana’s economy with guidelines in each phase for individuals, businesses, restaurants and schools. Local jurisdictions may enforce stricter policies moving forward.
Gov. Bullock announced a phased reopening of Montana's economy, which will begin when all directives expire April 24. More details of the gradual process will be announced next week.
Rules for Madison County’s elections have adjusted to accommodate the statewide stay-at- home order.
Four weeks – 28 days – since the first local COVID-19 case, and the pandemic is set to peak in this area in a little over two weeks.
All motels, hotels, guest ranches, RV sites, camping, short term rentals, and guiding and outfitting services must cancel reservations for nonessential purposes on or before April 30. The Madison County Board of Public Health signed the order Thursday night.
Sewers of Madison County have mobilized in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began advising the public to wear face coverings in public settings where social distancing is hard to maintain, like at the grocery store. Simple masks can be made at home using cloth sewn into a particular pattern.
Gatherings in a hot spring off of the Jefferson River has become a public safety concern.
Two more people tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus in Madison County over the weekend. As of the April 7, there are 319 confirmed cases of the virus in Montana. Eight Madison County residents have contracted the virus. A ninth person tested positive in a Madison County facility but is a resident to a neighboring county.