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Covid in the county

F ive residents of the Tobacco Root Medical Care Center remained in isolation as of Oct. 12 in a continued outbreak directly tied to a school-related case.

Madison County Public Health Department Director Emilie Sayler presented county commissioners with this information and more at Tuesday’s commission meeting.

Covid in the county

September saw a significant uptick in COVID-19 cases in Madison County according to county Public Health Director Emilie Sayler who provided two weeks of virus-related data to Madison County Commissioners on Oct. 5.

PHOTO BY JOLENE PALMER

Quarantine questions

The meeting room of the Madison County administrative building overflowed on Sept. 17 as community members filed in for a special commission meeting addressing the county’s quarantine process. Online, 60 more tuned in for the discussion which included input from Madison County’s school district leaders.

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Covid counts

COVID-19 cases continue to rise locally and statewide. Between Sep. 13 and 14 Madison County’s active COVID-19 cases jumped from 66 to 92, echoing the rest of the state as total active cases tallied 8,332 in the state. According to Montana State Library’s COVID-19 dashboard, which is updated weekdays between 10 a.m.

Another shot

There is soon to be one more location for Madison County residents to receive their COVID-19 vaccine. Madison County Public Health Director Emilie Sayler announced recently that her department is now authorized to house and administer the vaccine.

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