Healthy Habits

This time of year, the cold weather brings us indoors where viruses and bacteria can spread easily from person to person. Almost every winter, the Cascade City-County Health Department’s ongoing surveillance with the local healthcare community shows an increase in individuals with respiratory concerns,…

Healthy Lives, Vibrant Futures — a Community Health Symposium on 1/17/19

When: Thursday, January 17, 2019, from 3-5 PM Where: Heritage Hall, Great Falls College – MSU Every three years, we develop a Community Health Needs survey and send it to homes throughout Cascade County, inviting residents of all backgrounds to have a voice in…

CCHD Services Not Impacted by Government Shutdown

NEWS RELEASE — December 27, 2018 Cascade City-County Health Department would like to clarify concerns about the federal government shutdown and its impact on CCHD services and programs. CCHD remains open. All programs, including WIC, will continue to provide services as usual during our…

Spread Cheer, not Foodborne Illness

This blog post is available courtesy of: USDA Office of CommunicationsPress (202) 720-9113Consumer Inquiries (888) 674-6854 WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2018 – If you’re cooking for friends and family this holiday season, it’s important to make sure you’re not spreading bacteria that can cause harmful…

How to Report a Clean Indoor Air Act Violation

Thanks to the Clean Indoor Air Act, Montana residents get to breathe easier. All enclosed public places and workplaces are required to be smoke free, and must prominently place smoke free signs on all public entrances. If you see a Clean Indoor Air Act violation, please…

CCHD Immunization Hours

Come to CCHD to get your flu shot! The flu shot is free of cost with most insurances. The flu shot is $30 with all other forms of payment. The High-Dose Vaccine is available to those 65 and older, cost may vary. CCHD Flu Clinic Hours…

Children’s Toy Hazards: Lead

Protect children from potential lead hazards in some holiday toys and toy jewelry. Many children get toys and toy jewelry as gifts during the holiday season but some toys may contain lead hazards. Lead is invisible to the naked eye and has no smell….

Winter Safety

Are You Winter-Wise? Some people love wintertime and others consider it a necessary, but not always pleasant, part of living in our great state. No matter how you feel, winter weather has arrived, and with it comes a special assortment of challenges to your…

Combat Childhood Obesity

Recent scientific studies are beginning to show progress against the childhood obesity epidemic, but the numbers of young people affected by obesity remain at high levels. Learn what you can do to combat childhood obesity. Childhood Obesity Touches Approximately 1 of 6 Young People…

Cancer Screening Saves Lives

How does cancer screening save lives? When Hope Good’s husband got laid off, they had a week of health insurance left. They decided to get checked for everything. That’s when Hope found out she may have breast cancer. “My doctor scheduled me with CCHD,…