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COVID Cases Exceed 5k, County Health System 'Nearly Overwhelmed'
Billings' hospitals were more than 90 percent full over the weekend, according to Montana DPHHS reports, with Billings Clinic and St. V's hitting new COVID-19 daily records.
Health Officer Order Will Go Into Effect Wednesday (10/14)
Last week, Felton announced that "immediate" restrictions would be put in place if an average of 50 new cases per 100,000 residents a day was reported. Yellowstone County ended last week with an average of more than 61 new positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents.
RiverStone Health's Free COVID-19 Testing Site Moving Location
Beginning this upcoming Monday (10/12), RiverStone Health will again be offering free COVID-19 testing, but the location is moving.
Yellowstone Co. COVID-19 'All-Time High' in September
According to a press release today (Monday 10/5) from RiverStone Health, Yellowstone County's public health department, we hit new records in the past month with regard to COVID-19.
Trump says he's leaving hospital for White House, feels good
President Donald Trump says he will leave the military hospital and return to the White House Monday evening.
President Trump & First Lady Melania Trump Test Positive for COVID-19
President Trump announced that he and his wife, Melania Trump, have tested positive for the coronavirus. Trump shared the news on Twitter early Friday morning.
High demand for flu shots? Experts hope to avoid 'twindemic'
Health officials are urging Americans to seek a flu vaccine this month, hoping to avoid twin epidemics as COVID-19 continues to circulate.
US layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek jobless aid
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week to a still-high 837,000, evidence that the economy is struggling to sustain a tentative recovery that began this summer.
Montana hits another record number of new coronavirus cases
The coronavirus pandemic in Montana continued to grow as the state recorded a record number of cases Saturday, surpassing the high marks reached two days earlier.