On July 8, 2020, Melissa Brummell, Public Health Director reported five new positive coronavirus since July 4 bringing Madison County’s positive cases to 20 including one death earlier in the season.
Madison County now has more active COVID-19 cases then it did before the statewide lockdown.
Surveillance testing will be available to people without COVID-19 symptoms from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 10.
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.
Private and public events over 50 people in the county will have to go through the Madison County Public Health Department, but expectations are unclear.
On Tuesday May 19 Gov. Steve Bullock announced Montana’s entry into Phase Two of the Reopening the Big Sky Plan, effective June 1.
A critical aspect of states’ phased reopening due to the COVID-19 pandemic is the ability to diagnostically test its populations. The ability to test Madison County’s small population appears to be on the right track.
Madison County embarked on another stage of Montana’s partially reopening economy May 4.
Madison County’s stay at home order for certain businesses lifted April 27 under guidelines for a phased reopening in a COVID-19 world. Bars and restaurants will have to adhere to similar rules of operation when they are allowed to open May 4.