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…

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…

Living Life Well Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Next class starts January 4th, deadline to register December 28th. Weekly sessions for 6 weeks. Anyone with a chronic illness or caring for someone with a chronic illness is welcome! For more information or to sign up call CCHD at (406) 791-9272.

FluFit for Fall

Follow the 5 D’s to prevent West Nile Virus in Montana

  First West Nile Virus Positive Mosquito Pool Detected in Cascade County The Cascade County Weed & Mosquito Division has detected three West Nile Virus (WNV) positive mosquito pools in 2017. A WNV positive sample was collected in the Gerber area, in the Vaughn area, and…

Save the Date: Fall Flu Shot Clinics

Prevent the Flu! Get your flu shot from the Immunization Experts during the Annual Community Walk In Flu Shot Clinic! No Cost with most insurances. $30 for all other forms of payment. Don’t forget to bring your insurance card! High-Dose Vaccine will be available…

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…

National HIV Testing Day Tuesday June 27th

115 4th Street South Great Falls, Montana 59401 (406) 454-6950 National HIV Testing Day Tuesday June 27th To celebrate National HIV Testing Day, the Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) will be holding a free onsite HIV testing event on Tuesday, June 27th from 1pm-6pm….

Steps to Manage Stress

 Financial, emotional and physical stress can wreak havoc on your body.  Take the steps to manage stress by following CDC’s tips for self-care. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides the following information to help individuals cope with stress. Strong emotions like fear, sadness,…

Spring Cleaning Critter Prevention

Hantavirus, Rabies and tick-borne illnesses are all diseases that see a rise in the springtime due to the increased movement of animals, people and interaction between the two. The good news is that these illnesses are preventable. CCHD encourages people to review the information…