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’…

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…

eWIC is here!

Learn about how you can use the new eWIC card!

October is SIDS Awareness Month!

Many parents may have heard about sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, and want more information about how to reduce the risk to their babies. About 3,700 infants died of SIDS or other sleep-related causes in the US in 2015. Sudden unexpected infant death…

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

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!

Try some of these fun and healthy Halloween snack ideas!

Safe to Sleep Campaign Reduces SIDS Deaths

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…