Great Falls Montana Tourism is here to help you stay current on COVID-19 related changes in Great Falls, Montana. Know, if you are here, or traveling through, our team is here to help you stay safe and healthy.


On March 16th, 2020, President Trump announced 15 Days to Slow the Spread – Social Distancing Guidelines until April 10th, 2020.

On March 19th, 2020, Great Falls, Montana declared a State of Emergency in response to COVID-19. Per the guidance of Cascade City-County Health Department, all restaurants will be limited to drive-through, take-out, delivery, or curb-side service only. All bars and tasting rooms are closed.

On March 20th, 2020, US-Canada Joint Initiative restricted all non-essential travel across their borders to begin on March 21st, 2020.

On March 27th, 2020, Montana Governor Bullock issued a Stay at Home Directive to slow the spread of COVID-19 until April 10th, 2020. This leaves only essential businesses open.

On March 29th, 2020, President Trump extended the Slow the Spread – Social Distancing Guidelines to April 30th. 2020.

On March 30th, 2020, Montana Governor Bullock issued a Mandatory Quarantine Directive for certain travelers arriving in Montana. This requires 14-day self-quarantine for persons arriving in Montana.

On April 7th, 2020, Montana Governor Bullock issued a Directive to Extend Stay at Home Directives to slow the spread of COVID-19 until April 24th, 2020.

On April 22nd, 2020, Montana Governor Bullock issued a Directive on Phased Reopening of Montana with Phase 1 beginning April 26th.

On May 4th, 2020, Restaurants, Bars and Casinos are allowed to open to the public at 50% capacity in accordance with Phase 1 of Reopening of Montana.



In Great Falls, Montana, you can still get food to go, take in outdoor adventures, and shop online! We have lodging properties open and ready to serve. Events have been scheduled and rescheduled. Take a deep breath, dream about Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure, and you can #TravelTomorrow. Stay Sane, Stay Healthy, and Stay Safe with Love From Great Falls, Montana.

Great Falls Montana is open! If you get the hankering to breathe fresh air, experience diverse landscapes, and enjoy outdoor adventures while keeping your distance – we are ready for you- and so are our lodging properties! The Montana Hotel and Lodging Association is adapting the Stay Safe Enhanced Cleaning and Safety protocols in response to COVID-19. For more information: click here!




Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services is the State health authority for Montana and part of the Governor’s Coronavirus Task Force. Use this resource for updates on COVID-19 cases in Montana and announcements from the Governor of the State of Montana.

City County

Cascade City County Health Department is the local health authority for Great Falls, Montana. Please contact this resource if you need additonal information or start to feel sick while in Great Falls, Montana. Our health facilities ask that you do not show up before calling. Call Casdcade City County Health Department at 406-454-6950.


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is part of the United States of America’s COVID-19 Team that includes the White House and Federal Emergency Management Agency. Get updates from the President and guideance from Federal Health Officials.

Grow Great Falls

Great Falls Development Authority is the local Economic Development Organization. Their team is available to connect businesses to all resources available to help them, especially those made available through Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.