Montana COVID-19 Info

Map updated by State at 8:00 am and 4:30pm daily

*One case reported to date is a part-time Montana resident with no documented exposures or close contacts in Montana, and was not tested in Montana.

**Testing numbers include only those tested at the Montana Public Health Laboratory (MTPHL) or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but will include out-of-state residents tested at MTPHL.

Persons tested includes:
– those who have symptoms of concern AND may have traveled to an area experiencing community transmission, OR
– are symptomatic and a close contact to a known or suspected case in the past 14 days, OR
– are exhibiting symptoms of a compatible illness without other cause after medical examination.

Patients tested may not have been under monitoring at the time of testing. Patients tested may not have been under monitoring at the time of testing. 

Montana Stay at Home Order

To curtail the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Montana, and to protect the health and economic wellbeing of all Montanans, it is necessary immediately to implement measures to ensure social distancing to prevent the spread of disease…. To protect public health and human safety, it is essential to the health, safety, and welfare of the State of Montana during the ongoing state of emergency that, to the maximum extent possible, individuals stay at home or at their place of residence.

The Governor has issued a Stay at Home order effective statewide at 12:01 a.m. on March 28, 2020, through April 10, 2020.

Please the read the order for more details. We will also work to help let you know what activities the order allows and does not allow. 

Bringing the Community Together, By Keeping Us Apart. 

Which Businesses and Operations are Deemed Essential?

The Directive follows federal guidance to determine the businesses and operations deemed essential, which are summarized in the Directive and can also be found here: https://www.cisa.gov/publication/guidance-essential-critical-infrastructure-workforce.

Businesses with questions can contact a dedicated state line at 1-800-755-6672 and leave messages 24-hours a day and will receive a prompt response.

Carbon County

As of Friday, March 27, 2020, there are NO CONFIRMED CASES of COVID-19

IN CARBON COUNTY. 

Food and Essentials Delivery Available in Carbon County

Interested in Volunteering in Carbon County for COVID-19 Relief?

The Carbon County Commissioners on 3/17/2020 issued an executive order declaring a public health emergency to exist within the Carbon County related to the communicable disease COVID-19 novel coronavirus. 

The emergency order allows the county to access additional funds and resources in relation to this public health issue. 

Read the Declaration Here

Watch the Press Briefing

The City of Red Lodge, Office of the Mayor, on 3/18/2020, issued an executive order declaring a public health emergency to exist within the City of Red Lodge related to the communicable disease COVID-19 novel coronavirus. 

The emergency order allows the city to activate the response and  recovery aspects of any and all local disaster emergency plans including the Carbon County Emergency Operations Plan and other powers.

Read the Executive Order

The Town of Joliet, Office of the Mayor, on 3/26/2020, issued an executive order declaring a public health emergency to exist within the Town of Joliet related to the communicable disease COVID-19 novel coronavirus. 

The emergency order allows the city to activate the response and recovery aspects of any and all local disaster emergency plans including the Joliet City Council’s approved Carbon County Emergency Operations Plan if one is developed and other powers.

Signed Declaration of a State of Local Disaster Emergency

Restrictions/Closures/
Postponements

Resources

Other Information

For important updates on COVID-19 in Carbon County, text 

“COVIDCC” to 99411

This is a temporary messaging service for the COVID-19 pandemic in Carbon County.

You will be removed when the incident has ended.

This service has been provided by the Carbon County COVID-19 Incident Management Team. 

We hope to provide you with up to date and relevant information in a timely fashion. 

We're on the Radio - Thursday mornings - 7:30-8:30 am

Make sure to listen in for up to date information, education, interviews with key policy makers, health professionals and others. 

Ask us questions in advance by:

 emailing to: covid19imt@co.carbon.mt.us

Facebook messenger to: CarbonAlert

or text during the show to 406-446-1199 

What do I do if I think I or a family member may be sick?

If you think that you or a family member may be sick, please stay home and call your primary care provider to discuss the appropriate steps to take.

Individuals with symptoms of concern are asked to contact their health care provider by PHONE and discuss the need for an medical evaluation. It is important to call your provider first so that precautions can be taken to reduce the risk to others in their setting in the event someone is diagnosed with COVID-19. 

Beartooth Billings Clinic – 406.446.2345 ext. 2

Mountain View – 406.446.3800 

RiverStone Bridger – 406.662.3740

RiverStone Joliet – 406.962.9062

Incident Information

Incident Commanders

Tom Kohley and Jason Mahoney

Incident Management Team Start Date

3/5/2020

Incident Type

Public Health

Information current as of

73/26/2020 0800

Can I get more information about the Carbon County COVID-19 IMT? How can I help out?

Email us at covid19imt@co.carbon.mt.us

To volunteer: Register at our on-line volunteer site