Yellowstone County extends business closures to April 10

Posted at 12:46 PM, Mar 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-20 20:23:45-04

BILLINGS - The business closures ordered in Yellowstone County have been extended until April 10.

Yellowstone County Health Officer John Felton announced the extension Friday.

Officials have scheduled a press conference at 4 p.m. to provide more information. The briefing will also include a "significant situational update," the press release states.

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Here is more from the Friday press release:

John Felton, Yellowstone County Health Officer and President and CEO of RiverStone Health, has issued an amendment to the Order issued on Monday, March 16, 2020 temporarily closing some establishments in Yellowstone County.

The original Order closed some establishments through midnight on Monday, March 23, 2020. In an effort to slow down the spread of COVID-19, this amendment to the Order extends the temporary closure of some establishments through 11:59 pm, April 10, 2020. In addition, the amendment adds other establishments to the list of temporary closures.

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