ORDER OF BIG HORN COUNTY LOCAL HEALTH OFFICER No. 2021-1—15 Jan

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 Announces Five (5) Newly-confirmed Cases of COVID-19 60 new cases of the virus in January—15 Jan

HARDIN, MONTANA (January 15, 2021) – Big Horn County added five (5) newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, January 14, 2021. Three (3) were asymptomatic (without symptoms) and two (2) presented with symptoms when tested. One (1) case is assumed to be contracted through community spread (unknown origin) and four (4) could be traced by public health to previously-known cases of coronavirus. The new cases are: Age Ranges Female Male Totals Under age 10 – 1 1 Age 10 – 19 1 1 2 Age 20 – 29 – – – Age 30 – 39 – 1 1 Age 40… Read more >

Big Horn County Announces Five (5) Newly-confirmed Cases of COVID-19 55 new cases of the virus in January—14 Jan

HARDIN, MONTANA (January 14, 2021) – Big Horn County added five (5) newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. All five (5) presented with symptoms when tested. One (1) case is assumed to be contracted through community spread (unknown origin) and four (4) could be traced by public health to previously-known cases of coronavirus. The new cases are: Age Ranges Female Male Totals Under age 10 – – – Age 10 – 19 – 1 1 Age 20 – 29 2 1 3 Age 30 – 39 – – – Age 40 – 49 – – – Age… Read more >

Big Horn County Announces 65th Death from COVID-19 Adds six (6) newly-confirmed cases of the virus—13 Jan

HARDIN, MONTANA (January 13, 2021) – Big Horn County today announced the 65th death of a County resident due to complications from the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The decedent is a woman in her 60’s who was hospitalized prior to her death Monday, January 11, 2021. The Big Horn County COVID-19 Response Unified Coalition extends our warmest condolences to her family and friends on her tragic loss. This is the second death of a County resident recorded in January. The County’s fatality rate is 2.9% (65 deaths out of 2,215 total cases). Big Horn County added six (6) newly-confirmed cases… Read more >

Big Horn County Announces Five (5) Day Total of 27 Newly-confirmed Cases of COVID-19 33 additional recoveries—12 Jan

HARDIN, MONTANA (January 12, 2021) – Big Horn County added four (4) newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, January 7, 2021, ten (10) cases on Friday, January 8, 2021, one (1) case on Saturday, January 9, 2021, four (4) cases on Sunday, January 10, 2021, and eight (8) cases on Monday, January 11, 2021 for a five-day total of 27 new cases. Four (4) patients were asymptomatic (without symptoms) and 23 presented with symptoms when tested. Nine (9) cases are assumed community spread and 18 could be traced by public health to previously-known cases of coronavirus. The new cases are:… Read more >

Big Horn County Announces Two (2) Newly-confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Death toll lowered to 64—07 Jan

HARDIN, MONTANA (January 7, 2021) – Big Horn County added two (2) newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Both patients presented with symptoms when tested and could be traced by public health to previously-known cases of coronavirus. The new cases are: Age Ranges Female Male Totals Under age 10 – – – Age 10 – 19 – – – Age 20 – 29 1 – 1 Age 30 – 39 – – – Age 40 – 49 – – – Age 50 – 59 – – – Age 60 – 69 – – – Over age 70… Read more >

Big Horn County Announces Four (4) Newly-confirmed Cases of COVID-19 49 active cases in County, including 11 hospitalized—06 Jan

HARDIN, MONTANA (January 6, 2021) – Big Horn County added four (4) newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. All four (4) presented with symptoms when tested. Two (2) patients likely contracted the virus through community spread and two (2) cases could be traced by public health to previously-known cases of coronavirus. The new cases are: Age Ranges Female Male Totals Under age 10 – – – Age 10 – 19 – – – Age 20 – 29 – – – Age 30 – 39 1 – 1 Age 40 – 49 1 – 1 Age 50 –… Read more >

Big Horn County Announces Six (6) Newly-confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Including three (3) under age 10—05 Jan

HARDIN, MONTANA (January 5, 2021) – Big Horn County added six (6) newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, January 4, 2021. Two (2) patients were asymptomatic (without symptoms) and four (4) presented with symptoms when tested. Two (2) patients likely contracted the virus through community spread and four (4) cases could be traced by public health to previously-known cases of coronavirus. The new cases are: Age Ranges Female Male Totals Under age 10 1 2 3 Age 10 – 19 – – – Age 20 – 29 – – – Age 30 – 39 – – – Age 40 –… Read more >

Big Horn County Announces 65th Death from COVID-19 Decedent is woman in her 70’s—05 Jan

HARDIN, MONTANA (January 4, 2021) – Big Horn County today announced the 65th death of a County resident due to complications from the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The decedent is a woman in her 70’s who was hospitalized prior to her death today, Monday, January 4, 2021. The Big Horn County COVID-19 Response Unified Coalition extends our deepest sympathies to her family and friends on her tragic loss. This is the first death of a County resident recorded in January. The County’s fatality rate remains at 3.0% (65 deaths out of 2,170 total cases). The fatality rate for persons age… Read more >

Big Horn County Announces Five (5) Newly-confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Including three (3) under age 10—04 Jan

HARDIN, MONTANA (January 4, 2021) – Big Horn County added three (3) newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, January 1, 2021, one (1) on Saturday, January 2, 2021, and one (1) case on Sunday, January 3, 2021 for a three-day total of five (5) new cases. One (1) patient was asymptomatic (without symptoms) and four (4) presented with symptoms when tested. Two (2) patients likely contracted the virus through community spread and three (3) cases could be traced by public health to previously-known cases of coronavirus. The new cases are: Age Ranges Female Male Totals Under age 10 – 3… Read more >