Ravalli County Public Health will be releasing a vaccine distribution update each week to provide information on the number of doses received by the county and other information pertinent to county residents.
Vaccinations could eventually be administered at nine locations in Ravalli County as Montana moves into Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, but the problem now is there are no doses.
Ravalli County Sheriff Detective Brad Weston received a COVID vaccine at Ravalli County Public Health, Tuesday, part of Phase 1A and 1B vaccinations for the county. Everyone who is a first responder, Phase 1A or 1B, wanting to be vaccinated may call Public Health at 406-375-6671.
Ravalli County Public Health reports record number of new confirmed COVID-19 cases Thursday. Those numbers are expected to rise.
Schools or grades at schools have been closed intermittently throughout the valley to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and the numbers of positive cases are up to 362 active COVID-19 cases in Ravalli County, as of Thursday.
A significant spike in COVID-19 cases in Ravalli County is putting a strain on local health care resources.
Registered Nurse Tiffany Webber is the Interim Director at Ravalli County Public Health with a heart for public health and their motto “Prevent. Promote. Protect.”