Hantavirus CCHD Reminds Residents how to Protect Themselves

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) recently confirmed a case of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) in a Missoula County resident. Montana typically sees 1 to 2 cases a year. Montana has reported 39 cases since 1993, when the virus was first…

Take Steps to Prevent Hantavirus

As the weather grows warmer, many of us start working on those spring cleaning projects we’ve been planning all winter. These projects may take you into dusty, dark, little-used areas, and you may find yourself sharing that space with rodents! The sight of a…

CCHD Reminds Residents how to Protect Themselves from Hantavirus

With the recent tragedy regarding a young woman contracting Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) the Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) wants to remind residents that there are steps they can take to protect themselves against infection from Hantavirus. “Our thoughts are with those who have…