Ravalli County releases their reopening plans

Posted at 8:38 PM, Apr 27, 2020

HAMILTON — As of Monday, April 27 Ravalli County has only seen five positive cases of the 296 people tested.

As the state's phase one reopening plans begin, Ravalli County is following suite.

Here are the plans:

  • Retail stores and main street may open on April 27
  • Salons, Spas, personal care and pet grooming establishment on April 27
  • Church services on April 26
  • Bars, restaurants, casinos, breweries, and distilleries on May 4

“We are slowly opening our community," said Public Health Officer and Incident Commander Dr. Carol Calderwood. "This will be a telling time. It can take from 9 – 14 days before COVID-19 symptoms appear. We know that social distancing is the ONLY precaution against COVID-19. It is up to us. Distancing and personal health recommendations are still in place. If you don’t feel comfortable, remove yourself from the situation. Remind people, nicely, they are infringing in your space."