No new cases of COVID-19 were reported by Ravalli County Public Health Wednesday. However, there are 15 active cases in the valley and two of those people are hospitalized, according to Public Information Officer Joseph Hopkins. All active cases are in isolation and their contacts are being quarantined. Governor Bullock last week issued a face mask directive, requiring coverings in certain indoor spaces and for certain outdoor activities. That directive includes Ravalli County. Again, wear a mask when in public, keep that 6-foot social distancing, wash your hands often and keep your "social circle" as small as possible. If you have questions about COVID-19, call Public Health at 375-6672.

County Health Officer Dr. Carol Calderwood said, "We are dealing with a virus that anyone can spread. This virus doesn't care about our individual differences; we need to care about each other. It's important to pull back from stigmatizing and labeling one another. If we work together, we can keep our businesses open, our community strong and work to get back to a more normal way of life."