The Hawk is keeping you up-to-date with all the latest news and information about the corona virus.
Vaccine Demand Outpacing Supply, Yellowstone Co. Begins Phase 1B
Billings Clinic, St. Vincent Healthcare, and RiverStone Health have only received "approximately 2,100 first doses of vaccine," and the demand is currently outpacing the demand, according to UHC.
Gianforte Lifts Nearly All COVID Restrictions in Montana
Governor Gianforte lifts nearly all COVID-19 restrictions, effective Friday morning.
Yellowstone Co. Public Health Officer Order No Longer In Effect
The press release from RiverStone Health states that residents will be expected to "determine and maintain adequate precautionary measures by virtue of their own judgement."
COVID-19 Response Will Focus on Vaccines and Incentives
Gov. Greg Gianforte said at a press conference Tuesday that he plans to focus the state’s pandemic response on personal responsibility and incentives, as well as expanded vaccine distribution.
Yellowstone Co. COVID-19 Vaccination Survey Open Until January 15
RiverStone Health is encouraging all residents to take the 5-minute survey, which they say will help in the planning of vaccine distribution.
Teacher 'Farts' During Zoom Class With Third Graders
“That was a big one,” one of the students said.
RiverStone Announces 'Sara Alert' to Help Track COVID-19 Cases
New tools that will assist in the investigation and tracking of positive cases of COVID-19, has been unveiled by Yellowstone County's public health service.
Crisis Hotline Available for Montanans Struggling During COVID-19
For residents of the Treasure State having issues with mental health during the pandemic, the feeling of hopelessness can quickly set in if support isn't available.
Nation Sees Inside ICU at Billings Clinic on Good Morning America
The Chief National Correspondent for ABC-TV Matt Gutman was given what he called "extraordinary access" to the ICU at Billings Clinic
Montana National Guard Airmen Assisting State COVID Lab
If you've travelled the state or talked to folks around Montana, whether it is folks working in the schools, or working in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities- they will all tell you what a Godsend these National Guard soldiers and airmen have been.