ORDER OF BIG HORN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER No. 2020-7—22 May

WHEREAS, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) recognizes COVID-19 as a threat to the residents of Montana; and WHEREAS, response plans and protocols have been activated to prepare for cases of COVID-19 in Big Horn County, Montana; and WHEREAS, the Montana DPHHS, local health departments, health and medical departments and local jurisdictions have activated response plans and protocols to prepare for the arrival of the virus in Montana; and WHEREAS, proactively implementing mitigation measures to slow the spread of the virus is in the best interests of the State of Montana, Big Horn County and its… Read more >

Big Horn County Adds Four (4) Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Total of Eight (8) Confirmed Cases in County; Six (6) Active Cases—15 May

HARDIN, MONTANA (May 15, 2020) – Big Horn County added four (4) confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. As the Big Horn County COVID-19 Response Unified Coalition announced on their Facebook page (@BHCMTResponds) at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2020, 225 residents of the County have been tested for COVID-19. Of those tested, 210 test results were negative and seven (7) tests are pending, awaiting results at the labs. The four new confirmed positive cases bring the total number of positive test results to eight (8) in Big Horn County. Two (2) of the eight (8) COVID-19 patients have recovered,… Read more >

Big Horn County has Fourth Confirmed Case of COVID-19—11 May

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rhonda Johnson, Public Information Officer, Big Horn County (406) 679-0572 rjohnson@bighorncountymt.gov Big Horn County has Fourth Confirmed Case of COVID-19 Residents are Reminded to Continue Precautions to Prevent Further Spread HARDIN, MONTANA (May 11, 2020) – Big Horn County has a fourth confirmed case of COVID-19. This new case is a woman in her 20’s. The first three (3) cases in the County were: a man in his 40’s; a woman in her 20’s; and, a woman in her 50’s. Two of the earlier confirmed-positive patients have recovered; one earlier patient and this… Read more >

ORDER OF BIG HORN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER No. 2020-6—08 May

WHEREAS, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) recognizes COVID-19 as a threat to the residents of Montana; and WHEREAS, response plans and protocols have been activated to prepare for cases of COVID-19 in Big Horn County, Montana; and WHEREAS, the Montana DPHHS, local health departments, health and medical departments and local jurisdictions have activated response plans and protocols to prepare for the arrival of the virus in Montana; and WHEREAS, proactively implementing mitigation measures to slow the spread of the virus is in the best interests of the State of Montana, Big Horn County and its… Read more >

Big Horn County Health Department Announces Phased Reopening of Business Reminds Residents to Take Precautions—24 Apr

HARDIN, MONTANA (April 24, 2020) – The Big Horn County Public Health Officer, with the approval and support of the Big Horn County Public Health Board, today ordered a deliberate, phased reopening of businesses in the County. This order follows the Directives issued by Governor Steve Bullock for the State of Montana on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Under the Order, places of worship may begin holding religious services on Sunday, April 26, 2020, as long as required social distancing is strictly enforced. The Order requires that employees of all establishments that deal with food or drink for public consumption, including… Read more >

ORDER OF BIG HORN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER No. 2020-5—24 Apr

WHEREAS, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) recognizes COVID-19 as a threat to the residents of Montana; and WHEREAS, response plans and protocols have been activated to prepare for cases of COVID-19 in Big Horn County, Montana; and WHEREAS, the Montana DPHHS, local health departments, health and medical departments and local jurisdictions have activated response plans and protocols to prepare for the arrival of the virus in Montana; and WHEREAS, proactively implementing mitigation measures to slow the spread of the virus is in the best interests of the State of Montana, Big Horn County and its… Read more >

ORDER OF BIG HORN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER No. 2020-4—20 Apr

WHEREAS, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) recognizes COVID-19 as a threat to the residents of Montana; and WHEREAS, response plans and protocols have been activated to prepare for cases of COVID-19 in Big Horn County, Montana; and WHEREAS, the Montana DPHHS, local health departments, health and medical departments and local jurisdictions have activated response plans and protocols to prepare for the arrival of the virus in Montana; and WHEREAS, proactively implementing mitigation measures to slow the spread of the virus is in the best interests of the State of Montana, Big Horn County and its… Read more >

Big Horn County Health Department Announces Third Confirmed Case of COVID-19—16 Apr

Reminds Residents to Take Precautions HARDIN, MONTANA (April 16, 2020) – Big Horn County Health Department announces the third confirmed case of COVID-19 within Big Horn County boundaries. This new case is a woman in her 50’s. The first case is a man in his 40’s; the second case is a woman in her 20’s. All three individuals are recovering at home. The Big Horn County Public Health with assistance from Indian Health Service (IHS) Public Health Nursing has begun to identify close contacts to this new case. All close contacts to the new case will be notified and interviewed… Read more >

Big Horn County Public Health Officer Orders Quarantine for Non-residents Coming into County for Non-work Related Reasons—10 Apr

Big Horn County Public Health Officer Orders Quarantine for Non-residents Coming into County for Non-work Related Reasons Non-residents traveling to Big Horn County for work must follow guidelines HARDIN, MONTANA (April 10, 2020) – To curtail the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Big Horn County, the Public Health Officer today announced an order effective immediately that : Non-work-related travel by non-residents: All persons traveling into Big Horn County, Montana for non-work related purposes must self-quarantine in their lodging for a minimum of 14 consecutive calendar days from the date of their arrival or until they leave the County. In… Read more >

ORDER OF BIG HORN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER No. 2020-3—10 Apr

WHEREAS, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) recognizes COVID-19 as a threat to the residents of Montana; and WHEREAS, response plans and protocols have been activated to prepare for cases of COVID-19 in Big Horn County, Montana; and WHEREAS, the Montana DPHHS, local health departments, health and medical departments and local jurisdictions have activated response plans and protocols to prepare for the arrival of the virus in Montana; and WHEREAS, proactively implementing mitigation measures to slow the spread of the virus is in the best interests of the State of Montana, Big Horn County and its… Read more >