How to Adjust to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Posted by Tamara Williams on Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 at 2:06pm.

 The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak is hitting hard and effecting a lot of local business and community members. We wanted to show our support by suggesting ways to supplement your income, provide ideas to keep busy, and give examples on how you can help.

What Businesses are Open?

Temporary Jobs / Supplemental Income

  • Grocery Stores (Indeed.com, Craigslist.org, Store’s Direct Website)
  • Personal Shoppers/Assistants (Craigslist.org, Indeed.com)
  • Babysitting (Care.com, Indeed.com, Sitter.com)
  • Dog Walker (Rover.com, PetSitter.com, Care.com)
  • Bozeman Deaconess (Indeed.com, Craigslist.com, BozemanHealth.org)

Small Business Administration Funding - AID 

What’s Closed in Bozeman 

  • Public Schools K-12
  • Senior Centers (Restricted Access)
  • Restaurants, Bars, Casinos, Coffee Shops, Breweries, Wineries, Distilleries.  ***Most of this businesses are offering carry-out, drive-thru, and curbside pick-up!!***
  • Bridger Bowl & Big Sky Ski Resort
  • Museum of the Rockies, Montana Science Center, Gallatin History Museum
  • Public Libraries
  • Theaters and cinemas 
  • Fitness centers and workout studios
  • Indoor Recreation: ice rinks, trampoline parks, indoor pools, climbing centers, etc. 
  • Recreation and aquatic programs through Bozeman Parks & Rec
  • Local Event Cancellations 
  • City of Bozeman Closures and Cancellations 
  • The list of businesses is constantly growing, updates can be found on the businesses websites' and social media accounts. A local Bozeman Strong website was also created to show which businesses are currently open 

What Activities You CAN Do

Outdoor

  • Go for a walk
  • Take a hike
  • Go for a bike ride
  • Go fishing/drift the rivers
  • Explore new trails
  • Take scenic pictures

Indoor

How You Can Help

  • Text/call your neighbors and those you know who are higher risk and see if they need anything; groceries, prescriptions, child care, etc.
  • Support local business by purchasing gift cards, shopping online, or ordering take-out
  • Be kind and compassionate to others
  • Wash your hands, cover your coughs and sneezes, and practice social distancing

Resources

Here at Tamara Williams and Company, we are committed to serving our community. If you need any help we are here.  We are happy to help you locate household necessities such as toilet paper, or pick up prescriptions if you are high-risk or have a weakened immune system. 

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