Governor Greg Gianforte Announces He Will Lift The Statewide Mask Mandate Friday In A Directive

The two conditions for lifting the statewide mask mandate have been fulfilled. Vaccinating vulnerable people continues. Senate Bill 65 to create liability protection for businesses nonprofits churches health care providers and other organizations over exposure to COVID-19 fulfilled another requirement Wednesday afternoon when Gianforte signed it into law. He then made good on his promise…

Montana Navigator To Help Former Employees And Others For Obamacare Open Enrollment Starting Next Week For Three Months

Enrollment in the Affordable Care Act marketplace will reopen February 15th for three months. Jeremy Smith is the program director for Montana Navigator a nonprofit that assists people in health-care enrollment. He says people who have been laid off likely have lost their employer-based health care as well.

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Montana Urging Lawmakers Not To Roll Back Anti-Smoking Policies

Montana advocates fighting cancer are urging state lawmakers not to roll back anti-smoking policies this session. February is Cancer Prevention Month and volunteers are speaking with Montana legislators for cancer action week this week. Kristin Page-Nei with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in Montana says one bill House Bill 285 would allow for…