Governor's Directives and

Missoula County Health Officer's Orders

 
 Governor's Directives

Missoula City-County Board of Health Rules

 

Missoula County Health Officer's Orders

To report a violation of a state or local order, contact the Environmental Health Division 
406-258-4755 envhealth@missoulacounty.us

Timeline of Directives and Orders

October 27th, 2020

      Health Officer Ellen Leahy issues an order updating guidelines for gatherings, restaurants and bars, retail, and personal care businesses.

September 25, 2020

        Health Officer Ellen Leahy issues a clarification to the July 9, 2020 order regarding the use of enhanced face shields. 

July 15, 2020

       Governor Bullock issues a state-wide mask mandate. 

July 9, 2020 

       Missoula County issues a face mask mandate. 

June 1, 2020

Phase Two Reopening Begins - all businesses and places of assembly may open, provided they follow social distancing and sanitation requirements in the Governor's May 19 directive and Health Officer's May 28 order. Events and gatherings with more than 50 people may resume, but they must adhere to the Health Officer's May 28 Order and Appendix A for event planning.

May 23, 2020

Graduation ceremonies are allowed upon written approval of the Missoula City-County Health Department as long as they meet the minimum requirements in Appendix B of the Health Officer's May 8 order.

Farmer's Markets selling only unprocessed agricultural products are allowed upon written approval of the Missoula City-County Health Department as long as they meet the minimum requirements in Appendix A of the Health Officer's May 8 order.

May 15, 2020

Gyms, pools in gyms, non-tactile museums, and movie theaters may reopen.

May 11, 2020

Personal care businesses providing grooming, beauty, body art, piercing, massage, spa, and similar services, including but not limited to barbers (including barbers and barbers - nonchemical), cosmetologists, electrologists, and estheticians can reopen, provided they meet the minimum requirements in Appendix C of the Health Officer's May 8 order.

May 7, 2020

Local school boards can decide to reopen.

May 4, 2020

Restaurants, bars, distilleries, breweries, and casinos can provide service in the dining areas providing they abide by the Governor’s Directive.

May 1, 2020

Retail businesses, except those with later opening dates, may provide in-store business.  These businesses must meet Missoula County requirements. Each business must create a plan for limiting the number of customers to 50%, providing social distancing measures, employee health screening, and excluding ill employees. The plan must include staff training.

April 27, 2020

Non-essential retail businesses may reopen to curbside pickup or delivery only.

April 26, 2020

The Stay at Home Directive expires for individuals and places of worship.

Missoula City-County Health Department

301 W. Alder

Missoula, MT  59802

(406) 258-INFO - COVID-19 Information Line

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