Information for Returning Travelers

Governor Bullock issued a Directive requiring travelers arriving from another state or country to Montana for non-work-related purposes undergo a 14-day self-quarantine. 

Click Here to View Governor Bullock’s Press Release

How to Self-Monitor:

  1. Take your temperature with a thermometer two times a day and monitor for fever.

  2. Monitor yourself for symptoms such as cough or trouble breathing.

  3. Stay home and avoid contact with others. Do not go to work or school for this 14-day period. Discuss your work situation with your employer before returning to work.

  4. If  you exhibit any of the signs or symptoms, call the KRH 24-7 Hotline at 890-7272 and inform them of your recent travel history.

  5. Keep your distance from others. If possible, use a separate bedroom and bathroom.

I’m Feeling Symptoms

If you develop symptoms such as cough, fever, or shortness of breath, please call the KRH 24-Hour Phone Line at 406-890-7272. Let the nurse on the line know about your recent travel history.

If you decide to visit your healthcare provider, call ahead and let them know about your symptoms and travel history.

Level 3 Area Travel

Level 3 Travel includes all areas with widespread ongoing transmission. All individuals who return from an area with a Level 3 Travel Health Notice should say home for 14 days from the time you left the area with ongoing community spread. All returning travelers should also practice social distancing.

  • Take your temperature with a thermometer two times a day and monitor for fever. Also watch for cough or trouble breathing.

  • Stay home and avoid contact with others. Do not go to work or school for this 14-day period. Discuss your work situation with your employer before returning to work.

  • Do not take public transportation, taxis, or ride-shares during the time you are practicing social distancing.

  • Avoid crowded places (such as shopping centers and movie theaters) and limit your activities in public.

  • Keep your distance from others (about 6 feet or 2 meters).

Level 2 Area Travel

Level 2 Areas include all countries with ongoing community spread of COVID-19. At this time, the CDC urges individuals to reconsider all nonessential travel.

  • Older adults and people of any age with serious chronic medical conditions should consider postponing nonessential travel.

  • Travelers should avoid contact with sick people and wash their hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

  • All travelers should monitor their health and practice social distancing for 14 days after returning from travel.

  • Travelers who are sick with fever, cough, or have trouble breathing should stay home and call ahead before seeking medical care.