CCHD and KBH Salon are Encouraging People to “ASK ME!”

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

CCHD and TIRE-RAMA 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 October. This is an exciting and different program that teams up with local businesses to increase cancer screening rates and awareness in Cascade County….

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…

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…

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…

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Did You Know?  Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in American women, regardless of race or ethnicity. Only lung cancer accounts for more cancer deaths in women. In 2011, the American Cancer Society (ACS) reported that 230,480 new cases of…

Child Find Event at CCHD

CCHD’s Family Services Division will be sponsoring a Child Find on April 4, 2013 from 3:30 to 5:30pm. The Child Find consists of a developmental screening for children 0-5 years of age. Child Finds can help parents keep track of how their child is…

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…

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…