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 >

Big Horn County Reports First COVID-19 Death Patient Identified as Male in His 60’s—05 Jun

HARDIN, MONTANA (June 5, 2020) – Big Horn County today confirmed the first death due to 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) of an individual residing in Big Horn County. The decedent was a man in his 60’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, friends, and the entire Big Horn County community in our grief. All of the preventive measures recommended by public health take on a new importance with this death. It is important to know that this… Read more >

Big Horn County Confirms Five (5) Newly-confirmed Cases of COVID-19 28 active cases in County—04 Jun

HARDIN, MONTANA (June 3, 2020) – Big Horn County added five (5) confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday afternoon. Two (2) were tested as the result of symptoms. Three (3) were asymptomatic and tested during one of the sentinel surveillance testing events on May 27 and 28, 2020 in Crow Agency and Hardin. The five newly-confirmed cases this afternoon are: Age Ranges Female Male Totals Under age 10 – – – Age 10 – 19 – – – Age 20 – 29 – – – Age 30 – 39 – – – Age 40 – 49 – – –… Read more >

Big Horn County Confirms One (1) Additional Case of COVID-19 Tested during mass testing events last week—01 Jun

HARDIN, MONTANA (June 1, 2020) – Big Horn County added one (1) confirmed positive case of COVID-19 on Monday afternoon, a male in his 50’s who was asymptomatic and tested during one of the sentinel surveillance testing events on May 27 and 28, 2020. Total confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Big Horn County: Age Ranges Female Male Totals Recovered Active Under age 10 1 3 4 Age 10 – 19 5 6 11 Age 20 – 29 5 1 6 Age 30 – 39 1 1 2 Age 40 – 49 – 2 2 Age 50 – 59 1… Read more >

Big Horn County Confirms One (1) Additional Case of COVID-19 30 total cases; 22 active cases, eight (8) recovered—31 May

HARDIN, MONTANA (May 31, 2020) – Big Horn County added one (1) confirmed positive case of COVID-19 on Sunday, a female in her teens who was tested as a result of contact with previously-tested positive patient(s), so-called “contact tracing” done by public health nurses of the contacts of infectious patients. Total confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Big Horn County: Age Ranges Female Male Totals Recovered Active Under age 10 1 3 4 Age 10 – 19 5 6 11 Age 20 – 29 5 1 6 Age 30 – 39 1 1 2 Age 40 – 49 – 2… Read more >

Big Horn County Confirms Three (3) Additional Cases of COVID-19 29 total cases; 21 active cases, eight (8) recovered—30 May

HARDIN, MONTANA (May 30, 2020) – Big Horn County added three (3) confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. One (1) person was tested through sentinel surveillance testing events during the week of May 18, 2020, while two (2) were tested as a result of contact with previously-tested positive patients, so-called “contact tracing” done by public health nurses of the contacts of infectious patients. It should be noted that two (2) of these cases were already accounted for in the State of Montana’s total for Big Horn County; therefore, the State is expected to announce one (1) new case in… Read more >