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Bullock Issues Travel Advisory to Slow Spread of COVID-19

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Posted at 1:51 PM, Mar 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-19 15:51:57-04

According to the Governor's Office, Gov. Steve Bullock on Thursday issued a travel advisory for Montanans who have traveled internationally to self-quarantine for 14 days after returning to Montana.

“As Montanans return from spring break, Montanans who have been traveling internationally should take the proactive step to self-quarantine for 14 days to avoid spreading the virus in their community,” Governor Bullock said in a press release. “Prevention is our best tool for combatting COVID-19. The ability to slow new infections is in our hands and our friends and neighbors are counting on us to do the right thing.”

Governor Bullock is advising that Montana citizens who have traveled internationally self-quarantine for 14 days and contact their local health department.

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