World No Tobacco Day 2018

Smoking leads to disease and disability and harms nearly every organ of the body. More than 16 million Americans are living with a disease caused by smoking. For every person who dies because of smoking, at least 30 people live with a serious smoking-related…

Great Falls reACTors Fight Youth Tobacco Use

Montana’s youth tobacco prevention program, reACT!, is collaborating with the Great Falls Public Schools CARE Program and the Little Shell Tribe Tobacco Program to celebrate Kick Butts Day. Great Falls reACTors will gather to join the National Kick Butts Day Initiative March 31, 2015…

Montana Clean Indoor Air Act Enforcement Citizen-Driven by Design

In 2005, the Montana legislature passed the Clean Indoor Air Act (CIAA). The law required all enclosed public places and workplaces to be smokefree by October 1, 2009. Many restaurant and tavern owners embraced the new law, using the four year phase-in timeframe to…

Choose Success in 2015; Call the Montana Tobacco Quit Line!

Every New Year’s Eve, thousands of people across Montana resolve to improve their lives, vowing to give up their bad habits in exchange for healthy lifestyles. The Montana Tobacco Quit Line wants to assist people who attempt to quit tobacco and has a free…

Resolutions?

What’s Your Resolution? Did you know that by the end of January, a third of the people that made New Year’s resolutions have already given up? Don’t let that happen to you this year – CCHD has programs that can help! Tobacco Use Quitting…

Great American Smokeout Going Back to College

The Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program (MTUPP), a statewide program of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, is joining forces with the American Cancer Society for this year’s Great American Smokeout. This annual event challenges smokers to quit cigarettes for at…

CCHD Supports World No Tobacco Day

Every year on May 31st, the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners mark World No Tobacco Day. The Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) joins this worldwide event with local activities at East Middle School. These will begin on Tuesday, May 27th by promoting…

“Through With Chew Week” Emphasizes No “Safe” Tobacco Products

As the harmful effects of smoking continue to receive national attention, tobacco companies have shifted their focus to smokeless tobacco products, claiming them to be a “safe” alternative to smoking cigarettes and actively working to build new customers. “Through With Chew Week,” February 16-22,…

New Benefits for the New Year from the MT Tobacco Quit Line

Area residents who ring in the New Year by resolving to quit tobacco can receive free help from the Montana Tobacco Quit Line. The Quit Line offers eight weeks of FREE nicotine replacement therapy, reduced co-pays on Chantix or Bupropion (Zyban), and five proactive…

Great Falls Community Celebrates National Red Ribbon Week

During the week of October 27 – November 2, 2013 the Cascade City-County Health Department, along with the Great Falls community, will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week. The theme for this year’s campaign is “A Healthy Me is Drug Free.” CCHD will be contacting…