CCHD is hiring a Registered Sanitarian!

Do you have a bachelor’s degree in the natural or environmental sciences? Are you passionate about creating a healthy, safe environment for the public? Come live and work in beautiful and affordable Cascade County, Montana, as a registered sanitarian or sanitarian-in-training! This would be…

BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING OCTOBER 3, 2018

BOARD of HEALTH MEETING October 3, 2018 City-County Health Department (CCHD) Large Conference Room – Meeting Starts @ 11:30 a.m. 115 4th Street South, Great Falls   AGENDA CALL TO ORDER                                     11:30 am                                                    Peter Gray Establishment of Quorum                                                                                              Peter Gray Agenda Items: Approve Minutes…

BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING SEPTEMBER 5TH

BOARD of HEALTH MEETING September 5, 2018 City-County Health Department (CCHD) Large Conference Room – Meeting Starts @ 11:30 a.m. 115 4th Street South, Great Falls   AGENDA   CALL TO ORDER                                     11:30 am                                                    Peter Gray   Establishment of Quorum                                                                                              Peter Gray   Agenda…

BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING JULY 11TH

  BOARD of HEALTH MEETING July 11, 2018 City-County Health Department (CCHD) Large Conference Room – Meeting Starts @ 11:30 a.m. 115 4th Street South, Great Falls   AGENDA   CALL TO ORDER                                     11:30 am                                                    Peter Gray   Establishment of Quorum                                                                                              Peter Gray  …

Cascade County Flood Information Headquarters

Cascade County officials would like to thank everyone involved in this incident. The ongoing community support, volunteer effort, agency collaboration, and cooperation from residents affected by the flood allowed Cascade County to respond efficiently to keep community members safe. From rescue to now recovery,…

Rabies FAQ

Rabies Basics Rabies is a preventable viral disease of mammals most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. The vast majority of rabies cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) each year occur in wild animals like raccoons,…

BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING JUNE 6TH

BOARD of HEALTH MEETING June 6, 2018 City-County Health Department (CCHD) Large Conference Room – Meeting Starts @ 11:30 a.m. 115 4th Street South, Great Falls   AGENDA   CALL TO ORDER                                     11:30 am                                                    Peter Gray   Establishment of Quorum                                                                         Peter Gray   Agenda Items:…

Outbreak of Life-threatening Coagulopathy Associated with Synthetic Cannabinoids Use

Summary The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing information on: 1) the current status of a multistate outbreak of coagulopathy from exposure to synthetic cannabinoid products containing a vitamin K-dependent antagonist agent, such as brodifacoum; 2) signs and symptoms of presenting…

World No Tobacco Day 2018

Smoking leads to disease and disability and harms nearly every organ of the body. More than 16 million Americans are living with a disease caused by smoking. For every person who dies because of smoking, at least 30 people live with a serious smoking-related…

Prevent Tick Bites

While it is a good idea to take preventive measures against ticks year-round, be extra cautious in warmer months (April-September) when ticks are most active and know which ticks are most common in your area. Avoid Direct Contact with Ticks Avoid wooded and brushy…