Circle Of Security Parenting Classes Start May 24th

The Circle of Security is a relationship based early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children. If you are interested in knowing what to do and how to cope in emotionally charged moments and would like to build a stronger…

Children’s Toy Hazards: Lead

LEAD in TOYS

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….

CCHD Offers Recommendations on Infant Safe Sleep Practices

The Safe to Sleep campaign (formerly known as the Back to Sleep campaign) aims to educate parents, caregivers, and health providers about ways to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death. In the past two…

Have a Safe and Healthy Halloween!

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Try some of these fun and healthy Halloween snack ideas!

Safe to Sleep Campaign Reduces SIDS Deaths

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development’s (NICHD) Safe to Sleep campaign. The Safe to Sleep campaign began in 1994 as a way to bring public attention to SIDS and to educate parents and caregivers…

Children’s Dental Health Comes to Great Falls Library

Children at the Great Falls Public Library Story Hour on Wednesday, February 26 at 10:30am will get a mouthful of information.  The CCHD’s Oral Health Educator, Vickie Johnson has partnered with students from the MSU-COT Dental Assistant Program to present information and tools to…

Free Circle of Security Training Offered

Circle of Security parenting classes will be held at ECHOZ Pregnancy Center  each Tuesday evening from 4 to 5:30pm (first the last class from 4 to 6pm) beginning November 5 and running through December 10, 2013. This free eight week parenting class will teach participants how healthy…

CCHD Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

August 1-7, 2013 marks the global celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, an annual event that draws attention to the health impact of breastfeeding for both babies and mothers. On August 6th at 1:00 pm, Cascade City-County Health Department’s (CCHD) Family Health Services Division will…

Circle of Security Training

Circle of Security parenting classes will be held at CCHD  each Tuesday evening from 5:30 to 7pm beginning July 30 and running through September 17, 2013. This eight week parenting class will teach participants how healthy attachment and relationships can: Help your child develop…

CCHD Offering Nutrition Classes

FREE nutrition education classes will be held each Tuesday from 12pm to 1pm at CCHD beginning June 18 and running through July 16. These classes will teach participants more about: nutritious foods how to plan meals shopping for you and your family safe food…