IMPORTANT NOTE: Per Health Officer Ellen Leahy's April 24th and May 8 orders and Governor Bullocks April 22nd directive and May 7 update to the directive, the following dates apply for reopening businesses in Missoula County:
April 26 -the Stay at Home Directive expires for individuals and places of worship
April 27 – Non-essential retail businesses may reopen to curbside pickup or delivery only
May 1 – Retail businesses, except those with later opening dates, may provide in-store business. These businesses must meet Missoula County requirements. Each business must create a plan for limiting the number of customers to 50%, providing social distancing measures, employee health screening, and excluding ill employees. Plan must include staff training.
May 4 –Restaurants, bars, distilleries, breweries and casinos can provide service in the dining areas providing they abide by the Governor’s Directive.
May 7 – Local school boards can decide to reopen.
May 11 - Personal care businesses providing grooming, beauty, body art, piercing, massage, spa and similar services, including but not limited to barbers (including barbers and barbers - nonchemical), cosmetologists, electrologists, and estheticians can reopen, provided they meet the minimum requirements in Appendix C of the Health Officer's May 8 order.
May 15 - Gyms, pools in gyms, non-tactile museums and movie theaters may reopen.
May 23 - Farmer's Markets selling only unprocessed agricultural products are allowed upon written approval of the Missoula City-County Health Department as long as they meet the minimum requirements in Appendix A of the Health Officer's May 8 order.
May 23 - Graduation ceremonies are allowed upon written approval of the Missoula City-County Health Department as long as they meet the minimum requirements in Appendix B of the Health Officer's May 8 order.
June 1 - Phase Two Reopening Begins - all businesses and places of assembly may open, provided they follow social distancing and sanitation requirements in the Governor's May 19 directive and Health Officer's May 28 order. Events and gatherings with more than 50 people may resume, but they must adhere to the Health Officer's May 28 Order and Appendix A for event planning.
PHASE TWO REOPENING
Phase II - Pools and Hot Tubs Guidance (Revised) - 06/15/2020
Closure Orders and Directives from the Governor
NEW: Directive implementing Executive Orders 2-2020 and 3-2020 and establishing conditions for Phase Two - May 19, 2020
Directive implementing Executive Orders 2-2020 and 3-2020 and providing guidance for the phased reopening of Montana and establishing conditions for Phase One - April 22, 2020
Directive Extending Stay at Home Directive, Self-Quarantine Directive, School Closure Directive, Establishment Closure Directive, and Directive Limiting Foreclosures, Evictions and Disconnections from Services - April 7, 2020
Stay At Home Directive, Social Distancing, Closure of Nonessential Businesses and Operations - March 26, 2020
Other Orders and Policies
To report a violation of a state or local order, call the Environmental Health Division at 406-258-4755 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.