Local Worksite Wellness Programs Recieve National Recognition

Local wellness teams were recently highlighted in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recent publication, “Increasing Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening: An Action Guide to Facilitate Evidence-Based Strategies.” The guide cites interventions during 2011-2012 at the Great Falls Police Department, Great Falls…

Get in Gear and Get Screened!

September is both Cervical Cancer and Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. What a great reminder to get screened for all types of cancers! Cancer screening saves lives by detecting cancers early when treatment is most effective. In addition to getting screened, you can also help…

Take a “Moment for Meso”

Did you know…every year, close to 3000 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma and are given an average of 10 months to live. Take a “moment for meso” to learn more about this disease. What is mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer that…

Worksite Wellness Sites Helping Create a Future Free of Colon Cancer

Organizations across Great Falls and Chouteau County are joining the movement to create a healthier work environment through worksite wellness programs. Penny Paul, Community Health Education Specialist for the Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD), works with some of these sites to determine what activities…

Get in Gear and Get Screened!

When the New Year rolls around, many people resolve to live healthier lifestyles. You may decide you want to eat nutritiously, exercise more or quit smoking, but no matter what your resolution, take an extra step to a healthy life by getting your cancer…

June is Men’s Health Month!

Did you know…men die at higher rates than women from the top 10 causes of death. Men’s Health Month is celebrated all through the month of June and aims at promoting awareness of preventable health problems and encouraging early detection and treatment of disease…

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Did You Know? Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. Colorectal, or colon, cancer occurs in the colon or rectum. Often, colorectal cancer begins as non-cancerous growths, called polyps, on the lining of the colon or rectum. If…

CCHD and Local Pharmacy Team Up

The Cascade City County Health Department (CCHD) is pleased to continue with the “ASK ME!” campaign during the month of March. This is an exciting and different program that teams up with local businesses to increase cancer screening rates and awareness in Cascade County….

Get in Gear and Get Screened!

When the new year rolls around, many people resolve to live healthier lifestyles. You may decide you want to eat nutritiously, exercise more or quit smoking. No matter what your resolution, take an extra step to a healthy life by getting your cancer screenings! Cancer…

CCHD and Anderson Family Pharmacy are Encouraging People to “ASK ME”

The Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) is pleased to continue with the “ASK ME!” campaign during the month of December. This is an exciting and different program that teams up with local businesses to increase cancer screening rates and awareness in Cascade County. When…