Fighting the Flu

Want to know what you can do to protect your kids from the flu? Besides getting them vaccinated, of course… Learn more at https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/actions-prevent-flu.htm

Shelter-in-Place 101

Have you ever heard “shelter-in-place” and wondered what that meant? Wonder no longer! Check out our handy infographic to learn what to do during a Shelter-in-Place event. To sign up for emergency notifications for Cascade County, visit the CodeRED website.

Coronavirus: an emerging situation

The recent outbreak of coronavirus is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide updated information & guidance as it becomes available. The CDC’s webpage dedicated to the coronavirus can be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html Background The…

Healthy Holidays to You

It is common to see an increase of illness during the winter months, and this year is no exception. The cold weather brings everyone indoors, keeping them in close contact with each other. People are traveling, taking germs with them when they go and—unfortunately—bringing…

World AIDS Day 2019

What is World AIDS Day? World AIDS Day takes place on December 1st each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from…

What you need to know about EVALI

The following text comes from a November 7, 2019 press release from Montana State Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS). Health officials identify two additional cases in Cascade County related to severe pulmonary disease associated with vaping Contact: Jon Ebelt, Public Information…

2019 Fire Station Flu Shot Fridays!

Come get your 2019 flu shot with Great Falls Fire Rescue and the City-County Health Department’s immunization experts! Have some family fun and fight the flu with a 2019 flu shot! Each Friday in October from 2PM to 5PM, we’re teaming up to give flu…

Save the Date for 2019 Community Flu Shot Clinics

The Cascade City-County Health Department is thrilled to announce the dates for the 2019 Community Flu Shot Clinics! Mark your calendar for these opportunities to get your annual flu shot from the CCHD immunization experts. Adults age 18 and older can get their immunization…

Press release August 14, 2019: State health officials confirm West Nile Virus

Important to take steps to avoid mosquito bites, state health officials say State and local public health officials are reporting the season’s first West Nile Virus (WNV) detections with three counties reporting positive mosquito samples. Cascade, Sheridan and Yellowstone counties have all had a…

Keep Kids Strong the Whole Year Long! Immunization & Sports Physical Clinic this Wednesday, 8/7, 10am-4pm

Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD), Great Falls Clinic, Mountain View Physical Therapy, Blue Cross Blue Shield Care Van, and Great Falls Public Schools are working together to make it as convenient as possible for parents to get their kids ready for the upcoming school…