INFLUENZA VACCINE EFFECTIVENESS

The CDC is reporting influenza vaccine effectiveness at 36%. Even though it may not prevent the flu for everyone, it can keep people from being hospitalized! Almost everyone 6 months and older should get the flu shot — and it’s not too late to…

HEALTHY EATING

Is your family eating nutritious meals? It’s important that everyone eats the appropriate amounts of vegetables, fruits, grains, dairy, and protein every day! It will support kids’ growth, help pregnant mothers, and keep working people healthy. Use the USDA Super Tracker to compare foods’…

eWIC is here!

Learn about how you can use the new eWIC card!

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Have you liked CCHD on Facebook? Stay connected to receive important information about health services in Cascade County, health events, and tips on how to keep you and your family safe and healthy all year long! Click here to go to CCHD Facebook page or…

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…

School Flu Shot Clinics

Click here to learn more and download the Consent & Registration form!

Follow the 5 D’s to prevent West Nile Virus in Montana

  First West Nile Virus Positive Mosquito Pool Detected in Cascade County The Cascade County Weed & Mosquito Division has detected three West Nile Virus (WNV) positive mosquito pools in 2017. A WNV positive sample was collected in the Gerber area, in the Vaughn area, and…

Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) can cause illness in people and pets

State agencies seek public’s help to locate Harmful Algal Blooms Some varieties can sicken humans and kill pets and livestock As we savor the last few weeks of summer, forest fires aren’t the only menace that can spoil a day in the great outdoors….

Wildfire Smoke and Your Health

With the Montana wildfire season ramping up, Cascade County residents may notice a decrease in air quality. Smoke from nearby wildfires can travel for miles and create an uncomfortable environment for many, especially those in high risk groups. The Air Quality Program in Cascade County…

Steps to Manage Stress

 Financial, emotional and physical stress can wreak havoc on your body.  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,…