What You Need to Know about Colorectal Cancer

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Colon cancer has become a reality for many people younger than age 50, and it’s the only population where incidence rates are on the rise. Colon cancer is the number two cancer killer (after lung cancer), causing more than 50,000 deaths a year. The…

Have you tried Lentils?

Written by: Caroline Rowe, MSU Dietetic Intern A little known fact about lentils is that Montana is the number one producer in the county of both traditional and organic lentils. These little guys are an awesome tool to have in your kitchen and your…

Meeting Notice: Board of Health Meets February 1st

  BOARD of HEALTH MEETING February 1st, 2017 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: 1. Approve…

Wellness Check-Up and Community Dental Day Feb. 11th

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Great Falls College MSU and the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Committee are teaming up to provide a wellness check up and dental services all in one day! The coinciding events will take place February 11th at Great Falls College MSU. Please refer to the…

Board of Health Elects New Member

Great Falls, MT– During their monthly meeting on Wednesday January 4th, the Cascade City-County Board of Health announced the appointment of new county member Terry Barber. Barber joins the board with more than 40 years of experience as a Pharmacist in the Great Falls…

Holiday Challenge: Bring your lunch from home

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As part of CCHD’s ongoing holiday challenge, we are challenging people  to skip the fast food or takeout and bring your lunch from home! Compared to the food you prepare at home, restaurant food comes in larger portions, is higher in calories and unhealthy fat, contains…

Meeting Notice: Board of Health Dec. 7th

  BOARD of HEALTH MEETING December 7th, 2016 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 Bill Bronson Establishment of Quorum Bill Bronson Agenda Items: 1. Approve…

World AIDS Day

December 1 is World AIDS Day and the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) and the Cascade City County Health Department are using the commemorative event as an opportunity to increase awareness about who may be at risk, and to decrease…

ServSafe Managers Certification Course January 16th

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Presents:- The National Restaurant Association’s Educational Foundation ServSafe Managers Certification Course  Date: – January 16th  Location: – Great Falls School District Office 1100 4th Street South Great Falls. MT Hours: – 7.45 – 5.00 Class cost: – $150 per person For more information Call…

Week 1 Holiday Challenge: Get More Sleep

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Make sleep your priority this week. Getting adequate sleep is critical to both your physical and mental health. It has been shown to boost your immune system and lower your risk of developing heart disease, hypertension, and some cancers.  You may be surprised to…