Good Apple Award Winners!

Jill Furan, Tom Lambert and Karie Pietrykoski were recently awarded the “Good Apple” Award by the Great Falls Public Schools! New immunization requirements were implemented in 2015, requiring a great deal of attention and collaboration between GFPS and the City County Health Department. Nancy Rafferty,…

Buckle Up Montana Saved By The Belt Award

Cascade County will recognize Lori Ann Luoma who was nominated for the Buckle Up Montana “Saved By The Belt” Award.  On August 28, 2014 Lori Ann and her three small children were involved in a roll over car crash where no one was hurt…

WELCOA reveals “Top 100 Health Promotion Professionals,” CCHD Community Health Education Specialist Awarded

Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) is pleased to announce that Penny Paul, CCHD Community Health Education Specialist, has been awarded the Wellness Council of America’s (WELCOA) “Top 100 Health Promotion Professionals” award. This award is unique to the field in that scoring was based…

Local Cancer Control Efforts Awarded

A team of public health professionals from across Montana has  been awarded the Betty Bohlinger Leadership Award. The team receiving this prestigious award is The Early Detection Implementation Team of the Montana Cancer Control Coalition (MTCCC) and is made up of representatives from state…

Thompson Recieves MPHA Distinguished Service Award

City-County Public Health Officer, Alicia Thompson, recently received the Mary E. Soules Distinguished Service Award at the annual Montana Public Health Association (MPHA) meeting in Great Falls.  This award is considered MPHA’s highest honor for a public health professional.  Recipients are selected by their…

Collaborative Earns CCHD and GFC Award

For the past several years, the Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) and the Great Falls Clinic (GFC) have worked closely on projects, including the community flu shot clinics. On April 23, 2013 the agencies were recognized for their collaborative work by receivingThe Lighthouse Award…

World AIDS Day Recognition Award

An estimated 1.2 million American are living with HIV, and yet one out of five of them don’t know it. Once every year, on December 1st, World AIDS Day is observed around the world. It is a global commemoration to remember the millions of…

CCHD Earns Award for Immunization Coverage Levels

Cascade City-County Health Department’s (CCHD) Vision “Healthy People in a Healthy Community” summarizes the goals of the entire agency. This phrase encompasses the objectives of each program and the work that they do to improve the health of the public. One important component of…

Public Health Nurse Earns National Award

When Cascade City-County Health Department public health nurse Magda Roberts received a call for “Parents Educator of the Year” Award nominations, from the National Center for Parents as Teachers (PAT) she was pleased to see she met the criteria for award nomination. That was…

Saved by the Belt- Danielle Deschenes

Only a few days after the Thanksgiving holiday, Danielle Deschenes and her two children, Alexis Logan and Michael, had a lot to be thankful for—wearing their seatbelts. On Saturday November 28, 2009, Deschenes loaded her children into their SUV Ford Explorer and headed up…