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…

National Infant Immunization Week

It’s National Infant Immunization Week! You know vaccines protect your child against diseases, but ever wonder how they work? Learn how vaccines help your child develop immunity to 14 different diseases at CDC’s vaccine website for parents, or for additional information contact CCHD at…

INFLUENZA VACCINE EFFECTIVENESS

The CDC is reporting influenza vaccine effectiveness at 36%. Even though it may not prevent the flu for everyone, it can keep people from being hospitalized! Almost everyone 6 months and older should get the flu shot — and it’s not too late to…

FluFit for Fall

Back to School Immunizations & Sports Physicals

Keep Kids Strong the Whole Year Long Immunizations and Sports Physicals in One Stop! Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD), Great Falls Clinic, Benefis Health System, Blue Cross Blue Shield Care Van and Great Falls Public Schools are working together to make it as convenient…

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…