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Six COVID-19 deaths reported in Gallatin County

BOZEMAN – The Gallatin City-County health department confirmed Friday afternoon that six more Gallatin County residents have died of complications from COVID-19.

The Gallatin City-County Health Department received the official death certificates attributing the following deaths to COVID-19 on Thursday, November 18, 2021 and Friday, November 19, 2021. A woman in her 90s died in an assisted living facility the week of November 14. The following people died during the week of October 31, a man in his 50s who died in a hospital, a woman in his 90s who died in an independent housing facility, a man in his 70s who died in a hospital outside our jurisdiction , and a woman in her 70s who died in a hospice outside our jurisdiction. We also received a notification for an updated death certificate, which includes COVID-19, for a woman in her 70s who died in her hometown during the week of September 26.

These latest deaths account for a total of 98 COVID-related deaths among Gallatin County residents.

Statewide COVID-19 case data reported by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services can be found here.

In Gallatin County, 57 percent of eligible residents are fully vaccinated. Eligible residents are now children ages 5 to 11. Click here for more information on vaccine metadata. From July 1 to November 13, 2021, Gallatin County saw 267 residents hospitalized who tested positive for COVID-19. Of those, 216 individuals were unvaccinated or about 81 percent. From September 11 to November 5, 2021, MT DPHHS reported 412 deaths statewide from COVID-19. Of those deaths, 315 were unvaccinated or 76 percent.

You can find your COVID-19 vaccine at local pharmacies and clinics across the county. County officials recommend that you make a plan to get fully vaccinated to help protect yourself and others.

The GCCHD website provides current times, dates, and locations where you can get your COVID-19 vaccine anywhere in Gallatin County. Visit the website and make a plan to get your vaccine today.

Combined Clinics with Gallatin City-County Health Department and Bozeman Health

○ Sun Nov 21 – Moderna, Pfizer (1, 2 or 3 dose), Janssen (1 or 2 dose) and Pediatric Pfizer – 10am to 6pm at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital – Entrance 1

○ Mon Nov 22 – Moderna, Pfizer (1, 2 or 3 dose), Janssen (1 or 2 dose) and Pediatric Pfizer – 10am to 6pm at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital – Entrance 1

○ Tue Nov 23 – Moderna, Pfizer (1, 2 or 3 dose), Janssen (1 or 2 dose) and Pediatric Pfizer – 10am to 6pm at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital – Entrance 1

Weekly Clinic Hours Big Sky Medical Center:

○ Wednesday – 9:30am to 3:30pm – Pfizer for adults (12+ for primary series, 18+ for boosters)

○ Friday – 10am to 12pm – Moderna (18+) primary series and boosters

○ Friday – 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM – Pediatric Pfizer, 5-11 year olds

FLU VACCINE clinics are held at the Gallatin City-County Health Department – These are walk-in clinics, no appointment necessary:

○ Mon Nov 22 – 9am to 4pm – Everyone 6 months or older should get a flu vaccine

○ Mon 29 Nov. – 9am to 4pm – Everyone 6 months or older should get a flu vaccine

○ Monday, December 6 – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Everyone 6 months or older should get a flu vaccine

Gallatin City-County Health Department holds FREE COVID-19 rapid testing on Fridays and Saturdays at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds. This site will be open during the holiday weekend.

○ Friday – 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

○Saturday – 9am to 1pm

The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open five days a week, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer questions about COVID-19. All calls received outside office hours will be answered the next business day. You can reach the Call Center by phone at 406-548-0123.