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COVID-19 Preparedness & Updates

*If you are experiencing symptoms of cough, fever, or difficulty breathing, please call our 24-hour call center at (406) 890-7272 for adults or (406) 890-7273 for children. 

Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH), North Valley Hospital, and the Flathead City-County Health Department are working closely on preparedness, communications, and awareness around the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation. In recognition of this public health concern, we are implementing disaster readiness plans. As community partners, we are consistently evaluating new information and coordinating emergency preparedness and communications.

We will provide regular updates on this page and our social media. The Flathead City-County Health Department has set up an automated public information line at (406) 751-8188, and will keep the hospital and health department website ( and social media updated with COVID-19 news and information.  Additionally, the state has established a series of communications portals including:

Watch our Facebook Live Q&As with KRH Medical Staff
COVID-19 Testing and Price Information
Brendan House Communication Updates

Your health is our top priority. To keep our patients and staff safe, please review our visitor restrictions.

Communication Updates

MAY 21 - Governor Steve Bullock visits KRH to tour Alternative Care Facility
MAY 15 - KRH updates visitor restrictions beginning Monday, May 18
MAY 15 - Summit Medical Fitness Center re-introduces certain services effective May 26
MAY 8 - State of Montana selects Kalispell for Alternative Care Facility site
MAY 1 - Listen: Weekly COVID-19 Update
APRIL 30 - KRH to begin Phase 2 of service re-introduction beginning Monday, May 4
APRIL 23 - COVID-19 Update: Service re-introduction plan at KRH 
APRIL 22 - Respiratory screening facilities adjust hours of operation
APRIL 15 - COVID-19 Perspective: Adjusting to a new norm 
APRIL 8 - Chief Medical Officer at KRH Dr. Doug Nelson provides update on COVID-19 community spread
APRIL 7 - KRH expands telehealth services, offers virtual clinic appointments
APRIL 3 - COVID-19 and Cancer Patients
APRIL 2- First to Goal Fund to benefit frontline Staff and first responders
MARCH 30 - Maternal-fetal medicine during COVID-19
MARCH 27 - Montana Children's offers 24-hr pediatric call center
MARCH 25 - Project PPE: How you can help our health workers
MARCH 23 - Office of Inspector General: COVID-19 Fraud Alert
MARCH 23 - COVID-19 Update from Kalispell Regional Healthcare
MARCH 20 - COVID-19 Update from Kalispell Regional Healthcare
MARCH 18 - KRH launches respiratory screening facilities
MARCH 17 - COVID-19 call center and testing criteria
MARCH 16 - KRH offers no-cost virtual appointments until March 24
MARCH 16 - Practicing social distancing during COVID-19 pandemic
MARCH 15 - KRH expands efforts to protect health of the community
MARCH 13 - KRH implements expanded visitor restrictions at all hospital facilities
MARCH 13 - Brendan House to implement visitor restrictions
MARCH 11 - Flathead Beacon - As Infection Spreads Nationally, Local Health Officials Prepare for Coronavirus
MARCH 3 - Local health entities partner for emergency preparedness regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus)
MARCH 2 - KPAX - Flathead Valley health professionals preparing for coronavirus
FEBRUARY 10 - Learning about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
FEBRUARY 3 - Flathead Beacon - Local Health Officials Say Flathead Prepared for Coronavirus Despite Low Risk
JANUARY 30 - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) update