On Friday, April 3, 2020, Beaverhead County Public Health received notice that a Beaverhead County resident has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Beaverhead County. The individual is a female in her 20s that had direct contact with another infected individual in another county. At this time, Beaverhead County has 1 confirmed case. Public Health is investigating potential close contacts.
Please remember, if you have not received a call from Beaverhead County Public Health regarding contact with a case, you are not considered a direct contact. For questions about COVID-19 please visit the DPHHS COVID-19 website or the CDC website. For your safety and the safety of the community, continue practicing social distancing by staying at least six feet apart from others, staying home as often as possible, perform frequent handwashing, and wear a cloth mask when going outside of the home. Please visit the Beaverhead County Public Health website for more information.