Make Health Your Resolution in 2018

Make 2018 your healthiest year yet! Add these tips to your resolution list to boost your health and well-being! Tips for 2018 Contact CCHD for a vaccination, cancer screening, or STD screening. Regular medical exams and tests can help find problems before they start. They also can…

January is National Radon Action Month

January is National Radon Action Month — and a good time to test your home for unsafe radon levels. Radon is a radioactive gas that occurs naturally in most soil. It enters homes and other buildings through small cracks and holes in the foundation,…

ServSafe Managers Course

The National Restaurant Association’s Educational Foundation ServSafe Managers Certification Course   December 5th from 8:45am to 5:00pm MSU Extension Office 3300 3rd Street NE Great Falls, MT $150 per person   To sign up click here! For more information contact Mike Callaghan at (406) 208-0078 or mike@callaghan-ent.com

Health and safety tips for a delicious holiday meal!

Be prepared! Before purchasing your turkey, make ample space in your refrigerator, moving shelves if necessary. Fresh or frozen? There is no quality difference between a fresh or frozen turkey although fresh turkeys have shorter shelf lives. By purchasing a frozen turkey, you can get the turkey…

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….

NOTICE: BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING OCTOBER 5TH

BOARD of HEALTH MEETING October 5th, 2016 City-County Health Department (CCHD) Lge. Conference Rm – Meeting Starts @ 11:30 a.m. 115 4th Street South, Great Falls AGENDA CALL TO ORDER                                     11:30 am                                                  Bill Bronson Establishment of Quorum                                                                                             Bill Bronson Agenda Items: Approve Minutes from…

Food Prep Safety Tips

Holiday and Party Buffets Are you hosting a big family event this Holiday Season? Buffets are a great way to celebrate, but this type of food service where foods are left out for long periods leave the door open for uninvited guests — bacteria…

ServSafe Managers Certification Course Oct. 13th

  Presents:- The National Restaurant Association’s Educational Foundation          ServSafe Managers          Certification Course   Date: – October 13th Location: – MSU Extension Office 3300 3rd Street NE, Great Falls. MT Hours: – 7.45 – 5.00 Class cost:- $145 per person   For more…

Enjoying Produce Safely

Fruits and vegetables are an important and delicious part of a balanced diet. But, because they are often eaten raw, it is important that people take a few simple precautions when purchasing, storing and preparing fresh food that will greatly reduce their risk of…

Take a “Moment for Meso”

Did you know…every year, close to 3000 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma and are given an average of 10 months to live. Take a “moment for meso” to learn more about this disease. What is mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer that…