Hantavirus Safety Tips

It’s that time of the year again: spring cleaning! As you start to clean out your homes, cabin, campers, sheds, and garages, be mindful of the risk of hantavirus. Hantavirus—or hantavirus pulmonary syndrome—is a rare but very serious lung disease transmitted by infected rodents…

Second Case of Hantavirus in Cascade County

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services confirmed a second case of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) in a Cascade County resident for 2012. This will be the fourth confirmed case in Montana so far this year.  Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) strongly urges…