World Asthma Day is May 2nd

DPHHS Asthma Control Program offers tool and resources to help Montanas Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) officials say that about 1 in 11 people in Montana currently have asthma. Further, 6 out of 10 adults and children with asthma report symptoms…

FluFIT for Fall

What do flu shots and colorectal screening tests have in common? According to Montana Cancer Control Specialist Karen Grindeland, they have more in common than you may imagine! “Flu shot season is a time for prevention. FluFIT events cover two important priorities for preventative…

Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment

Do you have Insurance Questions? Come to the Health Insurance Check-Up Event Nov. 10th! The Community Health Improvement Planning (CHIP) Coalition, along with several other community organizations, are hosting a free health insurance check-up, providing an opportunity for people to enroll, re-enroll, or ask…

2016 Community Flu Shot Clinics

CCHD’s Emergency Preparedness Program plans for all types of emergency situations that could affect the public’s health. One of these emergency situations is a disease epidemic. The best way to prevent the spread of communicable disease, and stop an outbreak before it starts, is…

Community Health Care Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary

You’re Invited! Community Health Care Center Board of Directors and Staff Cordially Invite You to Our Open House and the… 20th Anniversary of the Community Health Care Center December 22nd, 2015 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 115 4th Street South Great Falls, Montana Large…

Deadline Extended for Jan. 1st Health Insurance Coverage

You now have until December 17th, 2015 to sign up to receive health insurance coverage by January 1st, 2016. The Community Health Care Center  has a certified assistor on-site to answer any questions or assist in the enrollment process.  Aime Houtz can be contacted at ahoutz@cascadecountymt.gov…

Healthy Community Challenge Encourages Health Insurance enrollment

December 15th is the last day to choose a health insurance plan in ordered to be covered by January 1st, 2016. The Community Health Care Center is offering appointments to help navigate enrollment. To make an appointment call 268-9721. If you are unable to make an appointment,…

National Influenza Vaccination Week

Flu season is upon us! The same steps you take to prevent disease all year—washing your hands, covering your cough, and staying home when sick—are also great ways to avoid the flu. This time of year, though, we have an added weapon in the…

Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Marketplace Ends Soon

The Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) wants to remind residents that enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace ends on March 31, 2014! The Health Insurance Marketplace gives Montanans who are uninsured, or who buy their own coverage, a new and easier way to shop….

July 28, 2013 – World Hepatitis Day

This is hepatitis. Know it. Confront it. July 28, 2013 is World Hepatitis Day. This is an event sponsored by the World Hepatitis Alliance with help from the World Health Organization (WHO). The word “hepatitis” means inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis is most often…