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.
If you have other destinations to visit while in Montana, please read these travel alerts provided by the Montana Office of Tourism.
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.
On June 1st, 2020, Restaurants, Bars and Casinos are allowed to operate at 75% capacity in accordance with Phase 2 of Reopening Montana. Groups of 50 people or less are allowed without social distancing requirements. Groups over 50 must have physically distancing.
On July 15th, 2020, Montana Governor Bullock issued a mandate to wear a face-covering in counties in Montana with 4 or more active COVID-19 cases. Great Falls Montana Tourism has masks available for guests at 100 1st Avenue North, Lower Level Suite.
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!
Greetings from Great Falls Montana. As we enter into phase two of reopening the big sky, we wanted to welcome our out of state visitors, as the 14 day travel quarantine mandate is now lifted. Here at Great Falls Montana Tourism, we wanted to refresh our visitors on the use of wearing a cloth mask, what 6 feet looks like here in Great falls, as well important information to have while you are here. The City-County Health Department’s number is 406-454-6950.
During Phase 2 of Reopening the Big Sky, Restaurants, Bars, and Casinos can operate at 75% capacity. While larger establishments can easily accommodate the increased amount of people while maintaining social distancing requirements, our smaller establishments will continue to safely operate at 50% capacity.
Great Falls has 53 miles of paved trail, 5 state parks, 3 rivers, and ample opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Please respect our lands, both public and private. Do your part in conserving the area by taking only photographs and leaving only footprints. If you do take photos, make sure to tag us in your photos!
LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL RESOURCES
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.
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.
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.