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More Montanans Will Die of COVID in 2021 Than They Did in 2020
Despite the fact that Montana has access to the vaccine this year, the state is looking at a higher COVID death count in 2021.
Health Officials Tracking Sturgis-Related Covid Cases
They admit they may never know how many cases can be traced to the rally.
Masks Ordered for Most Florida Students, Defying DeSantis
More districts are defying Gov. Ron DeSantis amid a courtroom battle over the Republican's efforts to leave such decisions to parents.
Photos: Rally for Optional Masks in Billings Schools
Either way you count it, there was a big showing on the Yellowstone County Courthouse lawn of parents, teachers, and kids speaking out against the last-minute decision by School District 2 to force masks on teachers and kids.
Did Montana’s Smallest Town Turn Down Its COVID Relief Money?
This town told the government to take their money back.
US Health Officials Call for Booster Shots Against COVID-19
U.S. health officials have announced plans to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans to shore up their protection amid the surging delta variant and evidence that the vaccines’ effectiveness is falling.
Billings Parents Overwhelmingly Oppose Mask Mandates
They don't have the will of the people. That is the bottom line when it comes to a mask mandate in Billings public schools. If a parent wants to mask their kids- go for it. We won't judge you. But don't force these masks on our kids. Stop dividing our community.
Texas Governor Tests Positive for COVID-19, In ‘Good Health’
Abbott has staunchly opposed mask mandates for public schools and this week saw defiant districts in some of the state’s largest cities — which are run by Democrats — require face coverings anyway.
COVID Vaccines Would Be Required For Military Under New Plan
Top Pentagon leaders said in memos to the troops that the vaccine is a necessary step to maintain military readiness.
Arkansas Judge Blocks State from Enforcing Mask Mandate Ban
An Arkansas judge has temporarily blocked the state from enforcing a law that prevents schools and other governmental agencies from requiring masks.