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Missoula health officials order additional businesses closures

Posted: 12:26 PM, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-24 20:00:41-04

Local health officials are ordering additional establishments to close in Missoula County due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns.

Additionally, a previous closure order in Missoula County has been extended until April 15.

Missoula City-County Health Officer Ellen Leahy issued an order on Tuesday afternoon that includes the closure of cosmetic salons, body art, and massage parlors. A requirement for social distancing in retail stores is also going into effect.

The order goes into effect immediately and is scheduled to last until 11:59 p.m. on April 15, 2020.

Click here to read the full text of the closure orders.

There were six confirmed COVID-19 cases in Missoula County as of Tuesday, March 24.

A new joint City/County information center is now live at covid19.missoula.co