Food and Consumer Safety

Reopening the Big Sky

Please work with your county health department to determine what will be required to re-open in your jurisdiction. 

Phase II: Expanding

 As of June 1st bars, restaurants, breweries, and distilleries may increase capacity from 50% to 75% and increase group table seating from 6 to 10 people. Establishments should continue to implement the social distancing and sanitation practices addressed in the Phase I Reopening. 

Phase I: Reopening

The following interim guidance documents may be used in your jurisdiction to assist with re-opening safely during Phase 1.  

Bars, Restaurants, Breweries, and Distilleries: 
Farmer's Markets:
Body Art:

Additional Information and Resources:

Specific questions related to COVID and Retail Food Handling may be sent to the Retail Food Program Lead, Alicia Love, alicia.love@mt.gov, 406-444-5303.

Questions for other program areas may be directed to their respective program leads.  Please see our contact page to find the best person to help you. Food and Consumer Safety Contacts

Plans and directives for the phased reopening may be found at the Joint Information Center.

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