Funding, new law curtailing local handling of COVID
Hill County health director says county failed to provide disaster relief funding
Last updated 8/27/2021 at 8:03am
Editor’s note: This version corrects attribution on a quote from an audience member. It corrects misreporting on CDC recommendations for people who are fully vaccinated and exposed to the virus.
The Hill County Health Department, between a lack of funds and having it's authority curtailed by Montana House Bill 702, is having trouble keeping up with the pandemic amid a nationwide surge driven by the delta variant.
During a special meeting of the board Wednesday about changes that need to be made to quarantine policy in the wake of HB 702, Hill County Health Department Public Health Direct...