Montana Talks is keeping you up-to-date with all the latest news and information about the corona virus.
With Montanans Nearly All COVID-Free, Why Are We Still Masked?
Here is our continuation of a Q&A with Gallatin County Health Officer Matt Kelley. Thanks again to Mr. Kelley for being open and honest in providing answers to the two questions we posed. If you missed the Q&A on Question #1, click here.
Here’s When We Get to Take Off Our Masks in Gallatin County
We asked Gallatin County Health Officer Matt Kelley when we can take off our masks. This is what he told us.
Billings COVID-19 Cases Drop, Vaccination Event Planned
The average number of positive COVID-19 cases in Yellowstone County has dropped to its lowest level since September 2020, with a plan to have a "large" vaccination event next week.
Despite COVID, Yellowstone National Park Visitation Down Only Slightly in 2020
Now that winter is here, all roads in Yellowstone, with one exception, are closed to automobile traffic until late April.
Track COVID-19 Vaccinations in Montana on New ‘Dashboard’
According to the latest map update as of Monday, January 25, 2021, there have been 14,566 residents of Montana that have been fully immunized statewide.
Vaccine Demand Outpacing Supply in Yellowstone Co. As ‘Phase 1B’ Begins
Billings Clinic, St. Vincent Healthcare, and RiverStone Health have only received "approximately 2,100 first doses of vaccine," and the demand is currently outpacing the demand, according to UHC.
Special Board of Health Meeting Called For Wednesday
According to a news release from the County, the Board is expected to consider extending rules that pertain to: