These are most certainly unprecedented and unsettling times across the country and in our local community here in Big Sky. To keep you informed of the latest developments, we’ve done a quick round up of the local latest news updates here in Big Sky, see below. We’ll keep this page updated with the latest news updates, so keep checking back for up-to-date info!
BIG SKY COVID-19 NEWS UPDATES
1. Big Sky Resort ceases operations for remainder of season
On March 15, Big Sky Resort ceased all operations for the remainder of the season in order to curtail the spread of COVID-19
2. Gallatin health department addresses the first case of COVID-19
On March 14 the Gallatin County Health Department held a press conference to update the public on a confirmed COVID-19 case in Gallatin County. The individual who tested positive for the coronavirus in Gallatin County is a male in his 40s who returned from Europe on Wednesday, was tested Thursday, and confirmed positive by Friday evening
3. Gallatin Country order issued imposes restrictions on bars and restaurants
An order issued Monday, March 16th, by Gallatin City-County Health Officer, Matt Kelley, imposes restrictions on bars, breweries, wineries, distilleries, restaurants, and casinos. These restrictions begin at 9:00 p.m. Monday, March 16, through Tuesday, March 24, pending further notification. This order does not apply to grocery stores or deli counters within grocery stores, or to convenience stores.
4. Big Sky School District shifts to online classes
The Big Sky School District schools will remain closed for at least two weeks as ordered by Gov. Bullock, and will shift to a developing online format.
As always, we are here to provide any local market insights and knowledge as this all unfolds. Don’t hesitate to reach out!