Know more about CoVID-19

Know more about CoVID-19

This webpage has been created and is being updated regularly with resources for citizens as well as links to reliable and scientifically-based information about the spread and containment efforts centered on COVID-19.

This page was last updated:  2/26/2020-  09:21 a.m.

Confirmed Case Update
(Source: DPHHS)

Confirmed Cases in Montana:   99,613
Active Infections in Montana:   1,897

Confirmed Cases in Park County: 1,129
Current ACTIVE Cases in Park County:  73
Confirmed Cases in Gallatin County: 12,262
Current ACTIVE cases in Gallatin County: 286  

Deaths (Statewide)                                 1,350
Active Hospitalizations                            76

Recovered (Statewide)                          96,362

Deaths in Park County                              8   

Local and State Resources

Important Phone Numbers / Hotlines  
Daily COVID19 Updates
Updated daily at 9am & 4:30pm 
 General Information Hotline
M-F; 8am - 4pm
Resources and community information related to COVID-19
Health Care Hotline
M-F 8 am-4 pm
Medical questions related to COVID-19 symptoms or testing information
State of MT Business Closure Hotline
M-F 8am-5pm
Questions to clarify Governor Bullock's Stay Home Order

City of Livingston Services Status Details
City Offices  Partially     Open  01/19/2020- The City Finance Office re-opened to the public for animal & business licensing only. Limited hours 8-4 M-Th; 8-3 Friday. All other City offices remain closed to walk-ins, appointments are available. Call 823-6000 with questions. 
Transfer Station   Open  Re-opened 04/13/2020 respect social distancing guidelines.
Recycling Station  Open  3 people in the area at a time, will be open on Saturdays from 8:30-4:30.
Trash Collection  Ongoing   Regular schedule
City Parks  Open  Social Distancing enforced
City Park Playgrounds / Structures   Open  Use at own risk - will continue to assess. See press release.
Park Restrooms   Open  
McNair Gravity Skate Park   Open   04/27/2020- Re-opened, please respect social distancing guidelines, so it may remain open
Livingston-Park County Public Library  Open  Face coverings required, please check the Library's website for hours and other details.
Livingston Civic Center  Open  Reopened June 1, 2020, 
Restaurants Dine-In  Open  Effective June 1, 2020 Restaurants must continue to adhere to Phase I restrictions but are allowed an increase to 75% of capacity. 
Restaurants Take-out, Delivery, Drive-thru  Open  See individual restaurants on social media for updates.
State of Montana Updates    
State of Montana     Reopen   Effective January 15, 2021, Governor Gianforte announced his Directive implementing Executive Order 2-2021.  
 Read this order at or HERE. Directive also replaced the 25-person limited on public gatherings with “any public gatherings or events should be managed in a way that accommodates CDC social distancing guidelines.”

Read the Governor's Directives HERE
K-12 Montana Schools  In-person/ Off-site   Livingston Public schools continue alternating off-site/in-person learning. 
Yellowstone / Grand Teton National Parks   Open  Only halfway re-opened May 18, 2020. Face coverings are recommended. Admission to the visitor centers is limited.  No restaurants or hotel lodging available.
Fish, Wildlife and Parks - Montana  Open  Day Use Only

We want to leave as much open as long as possible so please be certain to observe hand washing and social distancing recommendations and cough or sneeze into the crook of your elbow.

City of Livingston Actions
Emergency Planning and Actions Letter

All essential City services are staffed and operating on schedule:
  • Livingston Police Department
  • Livingston Fire Rescue and Ambulance
  • 911 Communications
  • Public Works Department including Water, Sewer, Solid Waste, Streets and the Sewer Plant

What to do if you feel ill or have symptoms of COVID-19?
If you feel ill, have a fever or dry cough please contact your healthcare provider by phone for directions.  They will determine if you need to be tested for COVID-19 based on travel history, symptoms, and possible exposures.

If you are in a high-risk group: over 60, have a heart or lung condition, diabetic or are immunocompromised, please contact your healthcare provider for any special precautions you should take to protect yourself and those close to you from COVID-19.

Poster: Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019

What you can do to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
Each of us has a vital role in stopping the spread and flattening the infection curve (slowing the rate of spread).  The following precautions are shown to be effective in preventing the spread of COVID-19:
1.  Social distancing. 
2.  Frequent handwashing with soap and water for 20 seconds.
3.  Cover your cough or sneeze in your elbow.
4.  Avoid touching your face, eyes, and mouth.
5.  Frequently wash high touch surfaces.
6.  Limit group gatherings to 10 people or less.
7.  Stay home if you are ill.

Poster: Stop the spread of germs

Reliable Sources of Information for Our Community:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Provides general information on the spread, precautions, and ongoing guidance designed to flatten the curve of the infection rate.

Johns Hopkins University and Medicine
Provides an interactive map updated in real-time with facts about active cases, deaths, and recoveries worldwide.  Zoom in on the map for regional information.

State of Montana

Provides state-specific information and protocols as well as infection rates in Montana.

Governor's Task Force:  Joint Information Center
State resources for citizens and businesses.      4/22/2020 Governors Directive on phased reopening

Park County Coronavirus Response
Provides information concerning operations, protocols, infection rates, and closures for our county.  

*New 12/22/2020** Drive-Thru testing now available for those experiencing symptoms. M-F at Park County Fairgrounds
 symptomatic testing

Thrive for Montana
Free, online confidential program for people who are feeling down, stressed, or anxious. To find out about resources in the state and your area, please visit the Montana Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness or Montana 2-1-1. You can also access Montana 2-1-1 by dialing 211 from any phone. If you ever think you might hurt yourself, call 911, go to an emergency room, or call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) right away.

If you have questions, send us an email at

Tips on Social Distancing, Quarantine and Isolation 
Provides tips on taking care of your mental and behavioral health during difficult times. 

 Other Commonly Requested Resources:

State Office of Unemployment
If you find yourself out of work please contact the unemployment office at:  or via phone (406) 444-2840

TANF, WIC or other Temporary Assistance

WIC - Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program

TANF - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families:

Livingston Food Resource Center -

HRDC - Human Resource Development Council
Provides guidance and assistance with housing, transportation, Head Start, energy assistance, and much more.  Information can be found on their website at

Small Business Coronavirus Relief Options

Park Local

Small Business Revolving Loan Fund- Provides loans to small businesses as well as business consulting services. Please contact Katie Weaver at MSU Extension Office  406-222-4156.

Coronavirus Relief Options, for Small Businesses-  Our nation's small businesses are facing an unprecedented economic disruption due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. On Friday, March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the CARES Act, the first of several relief packages for American workers and small businesses. In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act and subsequent legislation established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak.

Small Business Assistance Grants through the MT Dept. of Commerce  
If you are seeking to apply for COVID-19 Relief Grant Funding, go to:  COVID Relief Grants include: 
Montana Business Stabilization Program, Montana Innovation Grant Program, Montana Food and Agriculture Adaptability Program, Emergency Housing Assistance Program, Public Health Grants, Stay Connected Grants, Food Bank and Food Pantry Assistance, and Social Services Nonprofit Grants. Veteran Entrepreneur resources and services are also available. 

There are two helpful grants still available for business owners! The Business Adaptability grant and Workforce Recovery Grant. These grants have upcoming deadlines to apply and they operate on a first come first serve basis. Don’t wait to apply if you think you qualify for these grants! Questions? Please call 406-869-8420 or email

Please remember to be thoughtful of our friends, neighbors and community members as we get through this challenging time together. 
Make sure you have sufficient 
supplies on hand for two weeks but there is no need to hoard basic supplies like toilet paper, kleenex, cleaning supplies and bleach in mass quantities. We need to make sure everyone has what they need.


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