Shelby, Mont- The Toole County Health Department and Marias Medical Center has reached a level within COVID-19 response to establish a central point of contact for news media and interest parties to coordinate incident information activities within Toole County.

Who: Public information officials from participating state and local agencies.

What: A Joint Information Center (JIC) is a facility established as a central point of contact for news media and interest parties to coordinate incident information activities and to keep the public informed.

When: Starting on April 6th, 2020 COVID-19 response information will be disseminated through the Joint Information Center.

Why: To establish a single point of coordination for all public information so as to speak with one voice to our community.

For more information, a joint information center email has been established at covid19@toolecountymt.gov, where media and individuals can email for questions or concerns. A phone line has also been set up at 406-424-8309.

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