COVID-19 in Indian Country
As of October 6, 2020, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe has seen 659 coronavirus cases and 24 deaths on the reservation in Montana.

The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes Economic Development Office is now accepting applications for coronavirus business relief funds.

The Indian Health Service has suspended most COVID-19 testing on the Crow Reservation in Montana.

The Northern Cheyenne Tribe so far has received $19,465,503.73 from the CARES Act coronavirus relief fund.

The Billings Area Indian Health Service is announcing the expansion of specialty care services, allowing local providers to refer patients to see a specialist via a virtual clinic appointment.

Gov. Steve Bullock (D) is allowing a Canadian company to begin construction this month of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

On the same day the Trump Administration announced that up to 240,000 people may succumb to the COVID-19 virus, TransCanada announced it is proceeding with KXL pipeline construction.

UntestedMontana and UntestedWyoming allow people who haven't been able to get tested for the coronavirus to submit information about their cases.

Lyle Gerard (Blackfeet) has created a map showing the locations of tribal nations and their proximity to confirmed coronavirus cases in Montana. The map shows confirmed cases on the Flathead Reservation, home to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.  According to the state of Montana, there are 2 cases in Flathead County, as of the morning […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2020 MONTANA HEALTH INSURERS EXPANDING TELEHEALTH COVERAGE TO FIGHT COVID-19 INSURANCE COMPANIES VOLUNTARILY ASSISTING IN VIRUS RESPONSE HELENA, Mont. – After working closely with the Insurance Commissioner, four major health insurance companies operating in Montana are voluntarily expanding their coverage of telehealth services to aid in the state’s response to […]