Statewide Mask Mandate Expires, local order still in effect
February 17, 2021
Governor Greg Gianforte issued a new directive last week allowing the statewide mask mandate to expire. While the statewide order has expired, local mandates do remain in effect.
The Gallatin City-County Board of Health recently extended its emergency health rule requiring individuals and organizations to use face coverings in most indoor public spaces. The face-covering rule applies to all restaurants, bars, bowling alleys, and other establishments and requires face coverings by patrons whenever they are not seated at a table and socially distanced from other parties.
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