Missoula County differentiates COVID quarantine requirements

MISSOULA - At their Aug. 24 meeting, the Missoula County Board of Health voted unanimously to follow the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines regarding quarantine that differentiates between vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. While still unchallenged in court, this decision has the potential to violate House Bill 702 which created vaccine status as a protected class under the Montana Human Rights Act, a state law that prohibits discrimination.

Prior to the discussion Missoula City-County Health Officer D’Shane Barnett explained the difference between quarantine and isolation.



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