Local Health Officer Face Coverings Order Rescinded
May 19, 2021
Based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued last Thursday, and on improving epidemiology of the COVID-19 outbreak in Gallatin County, Health Officer Matt Kelley rescinded the local Health Officer order related to face coverings. This decision is based on a number of factors:
• New CDC guidance issued yesterday stated that people who are fully vaccinated (meaning two weeks past their final shot) no longer need to wear masks in many settings;
• The epidemiology in Gallatin County has improved significantly in recent weeks, including in areas consistently i...