Coronavirus

Gallatin City-County Health Officer Matt Kelley will be leaving his role with the health department to lead a statewide public health nonprofit.

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The Gallatin City-County Board of Health voted Monday to extend the county’s face mask mandate into May to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

BOZEMAN (AP) — Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte and first lady Susan Gianforte have tested positive for COVID-19, the governor’s office announced.

After a full year of COVID-19 restrictions and initially being physically closed to the public, next week the Belgrade Library will hold its first used book sale in a year.

Vaccine clinics are being held Friday in Belgrade and Manhattan schools for teachers and other staff who wish to receive COVID-19 immunizations.

A Belgrade company that spent the early months of the pandemic making mobile morgue trailers for customers like FEMA has begun the shift to making mobile vaccine trailers.

As local organizations offer online appointments for COVID-19 vaccines, residents are running into technical issues that are making it challenging to secure an appointment.

How do vaccines work, how have Montanans helped, and what are the implications for COVID-19? Dr. Mark Jutila, MSU Regents professor of microbiology and immunology, will offer insights into these questions in the second virtual presentation of the Winter/Spring 2021 Science Inquiry Series.

Despite an order from the state’s attorney general to dismiss a case, the Gallatin City-County Board of Health joined the county’s health officer in continuing its lawsuit against the Rocking R Bar for violating a 10 p.m. closing time ordered by the board to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

BOZEMAN – Preparations to distribute COVID-19 vaccines at Montana State University are continuing, with the first doses administered to frontline health care workers on campus last week.

HELENA (AP) — Montana health officials reported 556 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, continuing a decline in daily reported cases of the virus.

HELENA — Incoming Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte signaled he won’t continue a statewide mask mandate in place since July, though he said he plans to wear a mask himself and get vaccinated against COVID-19.