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With an increase in testing resources, the Montgomery County Health Department will be screening those over the age of 65 with underlying chronic medical conditions who are showing symptoms for … more
Stay-at-home orders can be dangerous for people experiencing domestic violence, and local advocates say abuse will become more of a problem during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The impact has … more
Due to a high rate of asymptomatic transmission, which could be as high as 20 percent, the Montgomery County Health Department highly recommends the CDC guidance suggesting that anyone who … more
The Indiana State Department of Health announced Sunday morning that 464 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … more

The Indiana State Department of Health announced Saturday morning that 523 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and … more
The Montgomery County Health Department has confirmed four additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total in Montgomery County to 10 positive cases. Health department staff is now … more
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has sparked a new mission for a downtown eatery. As the kitchen stays open around the clock for carryout and delivery orders, Francis & Mount is making … more
Testing for COVID-19 is available in Montgomery County for a select group of individuals meeting certain criteria. Limited testing will be provided primarily for healthcare workers and first … more
Effective Tuesday, Franciscan Health Crawfordsville in partnership with Montgomery County Public Health and Emergency Management will begin offering COVID-19 testing. The drive through testing site … more

The Montgomery County Health Department has been notified of a sixth confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Montgomery County resident. Through contact investigations conducted by health department … more
Organizers of the Crawfordsville Strawberry Festival have decided to cancel this year’s event in response to the uncertain future involving the COVID-19 pandemic. Officers and board members … more
FOUNTAIN COUNTY — The family of a Fountain County man diagnosed with COVID-19 has a message about coronavirus: Take the pandemic seriously. Jerry Rennick is being treated in an Indianapolis … more
The Montgomery County Health Department is working with the local hospital, emergency management agency and other providers to set up limited drive-thru coronavirus (COVID-19) testing. At first, … more
With no one browsing the shelves of Bibles or checking out the Easter tables at In His Time Books & Gifts, Jaci Cox and Brenda Spencer were restocking soaps when Cox’s cousin poked his head … more

Montgomery County leaders urged local people to follow Gov. Eric Holcomb’s two-week “stay-at-home” order except for essential business, saying the move should drastically help in … more
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The Montgomery County Health Department, in consultation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Indiana State Department of Health, has confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus … more
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s announcement Thursday to close all Indiana schools until May 1 sent administrators around the state scrambling to get word to parents and … more
From drive-thru distributions to increasing the amount of food given out, area food pantries are changing the way families are being fed during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. At Grace & … more
Devastation. Fear. Loss. These are the terms used by restaurant owners and employees alike around the Crawfordsville area on Thursday, just four days after the governor issued an order closing all … more

Beginning today, March 20, all county offices will be on limited or restricted access to the public in an effort to protect county employees and the public from the health risk imposed by … more
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