The Gallatin City-County Health Department confirmed that another Gallatin County resident has passed away from complications due to COVID-19.
The person was a woman in her 90s who was a resident of a long-term care facility who died last week at a hospital.
Gallatin City-County Health Department received the official death certificate this week that attributed the death to COVID-19 and other significant health conditions. This is the tenth death in Gallatin County related to COVID-19.
This death is in addition to the 404 total statewide deaths reported Wednesday by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services.
“The staff of the Health Department sends our sincere condolences to this woman’s family and friends,” said Matt Kelley, Gallatin City-County Health Department Health Officer. “Our actions impact not only our loved ones, but our entire community and especially our most vulnerable neighbors. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again - we need everyone’s help in slowing down transmission of this virus in Gallatin County. It’s vitally important to avoid crowds and keep your social distance whenever possible.” Out of respect for the family, no further details will be released.
The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer questions about COVID-19. Reach the Call Center by phone at 406-548-0123 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.