Anaconda-Deer Lodge County declares state of emergency in response to COVID-19

Posted at 1:20 PM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-19 09:14:53-04

Anaconda-Deer Lodge County declared a state of emergency on Wednesday. In a press release, county officials detailed steps they are taking and measures for residents to follow to help mitigate the spread of the disease:

  • Request that you do not enter any County facility if you are feeling ill.
  • Any medical questions or concerns should be directed by the Anaconda Community Hospital or the A-DLC Public Health Department at 563-7863.
  • All Recreation Activities have been cancelled.
  • Hearst Free Library will be closed but will offer pick up and drop off by curb service. Call 563-6932 for more information during their limited hours.
  • Request renewal of vehicle registration to be paid on-line – Please contact the Treasurer’s Office at 563-4050 for assistance in performing this task.
  • Request Water Bills to be paid on-line. No disconnects will occur for any Anaconda Resident during our efforts to contain the COVID-19. Please contact the Water Department at 563-7111 for assistance in performing payments on-line.
  • Register to vote by Absentee Voting Ballot. Please call 563-4061 for assistance on how to register to vote by Absentee.
  • Propose to the Commission to allot a 60 day deferral of payments of property taxes with no interest or penalty.
  • A-DLC is hiring additional medical staff to assist residents during the containment of the COVID-19.
  • A-DLC is re-allocating certain staff members to assist other offices during the containment of the COVID-19.