CCHD and CHCC Closed June 1st from 12pm-5pm

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The Cascade City-County Health Department and Community Health Care Center will be closed on June 1st from 12pm-5pm for an employee development seminar. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Spring Cleaning Critter Prevention

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Hantavirus, Rabies and tick-borne illnesses are all diseases that see a rise in the springtime due to the increased movement of animals, people and interaction between the two. The good news is that these illnesses are preventable. CCHD encourages people to review the information…

Healthy Habits

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This time of year, holiday events and cold weather bring 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…

Clean Indoor Air Act Reporting

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  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. If you see a Clean Indoor Air Act violation please report it online or call 761-9892 to speak with a…

Child Abuse Awareness Month- many ways to show your support!

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According to the 2016 Cascade County Community Health Needs Assessment, Cascade County had a 73% increase in the removal of children from a home since 2011. Cascade County ranks among the highest for child abuse and neglect cases in Montana. Child Abuse and Neglect can have serious, long-term…

What You Need to Know about Colorectal Cancer

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Colon cancer has become a reality for many people younger than age 50, and it’s the only population where incidence rates are on the rise. Colon cancer is the number two cancer killer (after lung cancer), causing more than 50,000 deaths a year. The…

Steps to Manage Stress

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 The Holiday season can often lead to stress; financially, emotionally and physically.  Take the steps to manage stress by following CDC’s tips for self-care. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides the following information to help individuals cope with stress. Strong emotions like fear, sadness,…

Get Your Flu Shot at the City County Health Department!

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The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has confirmed five cases of influenza involving various age ranges from children to the elderly. Cases include three from Missoula County and two from Lewis and Clark County. The Cascade City County Health Department (CCHD)…

CodeRED Emergency Notification System

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Click this link to Register:  https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/BF5FFD503B98 CodeRED is an emergency notification service that allows emergency officials to notify residents and businesses by telephone, cell phone, text message, email and social media regarding time-sensitive general and emergency notifications. CodeRED will serve as the backbone of Cascade County’s…

Hantavirus Prevention

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In May, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services confirmed the first case of Hantavirus for 2016, in a Cascade County resident. Details of the case investigation suggest that the exposure may have occurred during the cleaning of a barn. This is one of…