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 By Stephanie Ler    News    July 1, 2020 

What Does It Mean To Be Released From COVID-19 Isolation?

COVID-19 isolation is recommended for active positive cases. Isolation means that a sick person is asked to stay at home, away from others, to prevent the spread of the disease. Exposed or positive household members may spend time together. Individua...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    June 24, 2020

Additional COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Richland Co.

The Richland County Health Department is reporting two additional active cases of COVID-19 in Richland County residents. This brings the total case count to eight, three of which are recovered. Current active cases are as follows: Case 8: A female...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    June 17, 2020

(Updated) Richland County COVID-19 Case Update

(Updated June 22) COVID-19 UPDATE: The Richland County Health Department is reporting two additional active cases of COVID-19 in Richland County residents. This brings the total case count to eight, three of which are recovered. Current active cases...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    June 3, 2020

COVID-19 Update Richland County

Montana will progress to Phase 2 of the Governor’s reopening plan on June 1. Phase 2 allows for expanded capacity in restaurants, bars, casinos, retail businesses, personal care providers, gyms, movie theaters and museums, while maintaining...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    May 27, 2020

Richland County COVID-19 Update

Montana will progress to Phase 2 of the Governor’s reopening plan on June 1st. Phase 2 allows for expanded capacity in restaurants, bars, casinos, retail businesses, personal care providers, gyms, movie theaters and museums, while maintaining restr...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    May 20, 2020

Richland County COVID-19 Information

Montana remains in Phase One of the Governor’s reopening plan. Governor Bullock has not provided a specific date that Montana will progress into the second phase. Currently, restaurants, bars, casinos, retail businesses, personal care providers, gy...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    May 6, 2020

Richland County COVID-19 Situation Update

COVID-19 Update: Richland County currently has no active positive cases of COVID-19. Three individuals have been released from home isolation and are considered recovered. Testing is conducted through a healthcare provider. Public health follow-up...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 29, 2020

Richland County COVID-19 Situation Update

COVID-19 UPDATE: Richland County currently has no active positive cases of COVID-19. Three individuals have been released from home isolation and are considered recovered. Testing is conducted through a healthcare provider. Public health follow-up wi...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 22, 2020

What Happens To A Positive Case Of COVID-19?

Now that Richland County has three confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, many are asking the question, “So what now? What happens when someone is positive?” Let’s take a step back, and start with what happens when someone is tested. So what...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 22, 2020

Richland County Health Department Releases Re-opening Guidelines for Businesses

The Richland County Health Department is asking for your assistance in ensuring that Richland County is able to sustain an economic recovery and protect staff and community members. The Health Department has created a webpage where you will find...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 15, 2020

Richland Co. Confirms First 3 Cases of COVID-19, Surrounding Counties Holding Steady With Low Numbers

On April 7, 2020, the Richland County Health Department was notified by the Montana State Public Health Laboratory of a positive case of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in an individual residing in Richland County. The individual is a male in his 4...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 8, 2020

Richland County Board Of Health Supports Social Distancing

The Richland County Board of Health has reviewed and approved an order adopting Governor Steve Bullock’s recent directive to shelter in place. The order, released by County Attorney Janet Christoffersen’s office, solidifies Health Officer and...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 8, 2020

What the Governor's Order Means for Returning Travelers

Governor Steve Bullock issued an order on March 30 requiring those travelling to Montana from another state or country to self-quarantine for 14 days. With the turn of the seasons, this has...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 8, 2020

First Positive Case of COVID-19 In Richland County

On April 7, 2020, the Richland County Health Department was notified by the Montana State Public Health Laboratory of a positive case of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in an individual residing in...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 8, 2020

Second Case of COVID-19 in Richland County

COVID-19 UPDATE: On the evening of April 7, 2020, the Richland County Health Department was notified by the Montana State Public Health Laboratory of a second positive case of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in an individual residing in Richland...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 8, 2020

Third Case of COVID-19 in Richland County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Richland County currently has three positive cases of COVID-19. The case information is as follows: Case 3: A female in her 30’s who is not hospitalized. The case investigation is ongoing. Case 2: A female in her 50’s who is not...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 1, 2020

Staying Healthy Means Staying Home

Social distancing is the physical separation of people in an effort to prevent the spread of disease in a community. It has been shown that social distancing in the early stages of an outbreak is effective in preventing or slowing the spread of...

 

Ler Family Continues More Than A Century Of Farming In Richland County

Even Ler homesteaded in what is now rural Savage in 1910 marking the beginning of more than a century of family farming, carried on now by grandsons, Matt and David Ler. Born and raised in Norway, Even Ler chased adventure to America in 1907, and...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 25, 2020

Fellowship Church Pays Off Sidney School Lunch Accounts

Fellowship Church, Sidney, recently made a donation to Sidney Public Schools to pay off student lunch account debts. Giving back to the community is not a new concept for Fellowship Church, which has run Fellowship Food Pantry since 2008, serving...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 25, 2020

Staying Healthy Means Staying Home

Social distancing is the physical separation of people in an effort to prevent the spread of disease in a community. It has been shown that social distancing in the early stages of an outbreak is...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 18, 2020

Health Department Recommends Social Distancing To Prevent Coronavirus

The Richland County Health Department is advancing efforts to prevent coronavirus in our community. “Right now, we are a step ahead of coronavirus. We don’t have cases here yet. We want to make it slow to get here, to protect our vulnerable...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 18, 2020

Richland County Health Department Administrator Retires

On January 31, Judy LaPan ended a chapter of her career in public health, after 22 years of service as Administrator of the Richland County Health Department. LaPan began at the Department in 1998,...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 18, 2020

RCHD Releases Coronavirus Info Line, Website

The Richland County Health Department has opened an information line for local residents with specific questions about the outbreak of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, as well as a website with important links. At this time, there are still no...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Recommendations for Returning from US Travel

There is no recommendation at this time that those returning from domestic travel need to stay home upon return. Those who have travelled should monitor their health for the 14 days following their return. This means taking their temperature, and...

 

Ler Family Continues More Than A Century Of Farming In Richland County

Even Ler homesteaded in what is now rural Savage in 1910 marking the beginning of more than a century of family farming, carried on now by grandsons, Matt and David Ler. Born and raised in Norway, Eve...

 

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