Summer Safety for Kids

School is out and summer is here! Getting kids outdoors and active during summer months is important — but making sure they are safe is equally as important. It is imperative kids wear helmets when they bike, skateboard, scooter, or rollerblade! Watch this brief video about…

Summer Immunization Clinic

Get a Physical: Playing a school sponsored sport? Get your physical!  $30 cash only.  Vision screening included offered by Great Falls Primary Care Providers and Pediatricians.   Get Vaccinated: Entering Kindergarten or 7th grade? Get your required immunizations!  *All children age 0-18 can get vaccinated!  Insurance and…

Prevent Heat-Related Illness

The hottest times of year in North Central Montana usually are late July and early August. This year is certainly no exception. As the mercury rises, so do your chances of developing heat stress. Heat stress is the name given to a number of…

Be Safe and Have Fun on the 4th!

Fireworks, food, travel, water sports and fun are some things on tap for Independence Day celebrations. Make sure your festivities end as well as they began by taking some precautions to keep everyone safe and healthy this July 4th! Fireworks Unfortunately, severe burns, amputations,…

Keep Your Kids Strong the Whole Year Long

The start of the school year can be a very hectic time for families.  Remembering school supplies, school clothes, sports physicals, immunizations, and all of the other necessities can be overwhelming for parents.  With that in mind, Great Falls Clinic, Cascade City-County Health Department…

Outdoor Food Safety

One of our favorite summer pastimes is getting together with friends and firing up the grill. This summer, take the steps necessary to prevent harmful bacteria from causing food borne illness. Food safety begins the moment you leave the grocery store and doesn’t necessarily…