Big Horn County Reports Third Death from COVID-19 and Two (2) New Confirmed Cases Decedent was a woman in her 30’s—17 Jun

HARDIN, MONTANA (June 16, 2020) – Big Horn County today confirmed a third death due to 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) of an individual residing in Big Horn County. The decedent was a woman in her 30’s. She had been previously diagnosed with COVID-19 and had been hospitalized. The Big Horn County COVID-19 Response Unified Coalition offers their deepest condolences for her family and friends in their loss. Big Horn County added two (2) confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. One patient is a female in her 20’s and the other is a male in his 30’s, who were found… Read more >

Big Horn County Reports One (1) New Case of COVID-19 Patient is a woman in her 20’s—15 Jun

HARDIN, MONTANA (June 14, 2020) – Big Horn County added one (1) confirmed positive case of COVID-19 on Sunday. The patient is a female in her 20’s who was found through contact tracing of a previously-identified case. Big Horn County Public Health Department and Indian Health Service (IHS) Public Health Nursing are tracing the contacts of this new case. All close contacts will be notified, interviewed, and given instructions for further action if required. Total confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Big Horn County: Age Ranges Female Male Totals Recovered Active Deaths Under age 10 1 4 5 Age 10… Read more >

Big Horn County Reports Second COVID-19 Death and Three (3) New Cases Decedent Identified as Male in His 80’s—14 Jun

HARDIN, MONTANA (June 13, 2020) – Big Horn County this morning confirmed a second death due to 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) of an individual residing in Big Horn County. The decedent was a man in his 80’s. He had been previously diagnosed with COVID-19 and monitored daily by public health nurses. The Big Horn County COVID-19 Response Unified Coalition offers their deepest condolences for his family and friends. Big Horn County also added three (3) confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. The three newly-confirmed cases this afternoon are: Age Ranges Female Male Totals Under age 10 – – –… Read more >

Big Horn County Confirms One (1) New Case of COVID-19 Five (5) hospitalized in County—11 Jun

HARDIN, MONTANA (June 11, 2020) – Big Horn County added one (1) confirmed positive case of COVID-19 on Thursday. The patient is a male in his 30’s who was tested due to symptoms and is not known to be related to any current clusters in the County. The Big Horn County Public Health Department and Indian Health Service (IHS) Public Health Nursing are tracing the contacts of this new case. All close contacts will be notified, interviewed, and given instructions for further action if required. Total confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Big Horn County: Age Ranges Female Male Totals… Read more >

Big Horn County Confirms One (1) New Case of COVID-19 Four (4) new recoveries; Four (4) hospitalized in County—11 Jun

HARDIN, MONTANA (June 10, 2020) – Big Horn County added one (1) confirmed positive case of COVID-19 on late Tuesday, June 9, 2020. The patient is a female in her 30’s who was found through contact tracing by public health nurses. She was included in the numbers posted by the State of Montana on the COVID-19 dashboard this morning at 10:00 a.m. https://montana.maps.arcgis.com/ However, the State’s numbers showed an additional new case this morning, which was in error. Total confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Big Horn County: Age Ranges Female Male Totals Recovered Active Deaths Under age 10 1… Read more >

Big Horn County Confirms Two (2) New Cases of COVID-19 25 active cases; Three (3) hospitalized in County—08 Jun

HARDIN, MONTANA (June 8, 2020) – Big Horn County added two (2) confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday. The patients are both males in their 60’s who tested due to symptoms and were found through contact tracing by public health nurses. Total confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Big Horn County: Age Ranges Female Male Totals Recovered Active Deaths Under age 10 1 4 5 Age 10 – 19 5 6 11 Age 20 – 29 5 1 6 Age 30 – 39 2 1 3 Age 40 – 49 – 2 2 Age 50 – 59 1 4… Read more >

Big Horn County Confirms One (1) New Case of COVID-19 25 active cases in County—08 Jun

HARDIN, MONTANA (June 7, 2020) – Big Horn County added one (1) confirmed positive case of COVID-19 late on Saturday night. The patient is a female in her 30’s who tested due to symptoms. This case is already accounted for in the totals announced Sunday morning by the State of Montana. Total confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Big Horn County: Age Ranges Female Male Totals Recovered Active Deaths Under age 10 1 4 5 Age 10 – 19 5 6 11 Age 20 – 29 5 1 6 Age 30 – 39 2 1 3 Age 40 – 49… Read more >

Big Horn County Confirms Two (2) Additional Cases of COVID-19 24 active cases in County—06 Jun

HARDIN, MONTANA (June 6, 2020) – Big Horn County added two (2) confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. Both cases were found and tested as the result of contact tracing by public health nurses. Five (5) patients who had previously tested positive for the virus have recovered, decreasing the total number of active cases of the novel coronavirus in the County to 24. The two newly-confirmed cases today are: Age Ranges Female Male Totals Under age 10 – 1 1 Age 10 – 19 – – – Age 20 – 29 – – – Age 30 – 39 –… Read more >

ORDER OF BIG HORN COUNTY LOCAL HEALTH OFFICER No. 2020-9—05 Jun

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, allied 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… Read more >

Big Horn County Health Department Announces New Order to Prevent Spread of COVID-19 Reminds Residents to Take Precautions—05 Jun

HARDIN, MONTANA (June 5, 2020) – The Big Horn County Local Health Officer, with the approval of the County Public Health Board, today ordered additional requirements as a result of the increase in COVID-19 cases in Big Horn County, including a recent death caused by COVID-19. These measures are in addition to the Directives issued by Governor Steve Bullock for the State of Montana and, as allowed under the Governor’s Directives, where the local order is more restrictive, the local order shall be followed. Under the Order, the Local Health Officer or Public Health Nurse may quarantine or isolate persons… Read more >