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Ravalli County Health Department officials urge people to use masks, practice social distancing

Ravalli County Public Health Department
Posted at 1:11 PM, Apr 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-10 15:11:49-04

On Friday, Ravalli County Health officials sent out a press release saying there are only 3 cases of COVID-19 in Ravalli County.

All of the cases were travel originated.

The people that tested positive are in isolation and their contacts are being quarantined.

The Ravalli County Health Department is following the recommendation of the Center for Disease Control, that recommends that people wear cloth or fabric face coverings, which can be made at home, when entering public spaces such as grocery stores and public transit stations.

People are able to call the county’s Emergency Operations Center for any questions at 406-375-6650 or the State hotline 888-333-0461.

In Ravalli County when the Emergency Operations Center receives an inquiry, the business is contacted by phone or personal visit. In most contacts, many businesses are not only meeting the recommendations of distancing and cleanliness, they are doing more.