Alive @ Five Adopts Tobacco Free Events

The Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) is proud to announce that in its collaboration with the Downtown Great Falls Association the remaining 2013 Alive @ Five events will be tobacco free. The Alive @ Five events are held in various locations in Great Falls…

June is Men’s Health Month!

Did you know…men die at higher rates than women from the top 10 causes of death. Men’s Health Month is celebrated all through the month of June and aims at promoting awareness of preventable health problems and encouraging early detection and treatment of disease…

Alive @ Five Kicks Off with Three Tobacco Free Events

The Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) is excited to announce that it is collaborating with the Downtown Great Falls Association to make the first three Alive @ Five events of 2013 tobacco free. Alive @ Five is held in downtown Great Falls every Thursday…

EMS Supporting World No Tobacco Day

Every year on May 31st, the World Health Organization and its partners mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death…

Tobacco Education Campaign Returns

Continuing with the success of last year’s landmark national tobacco education campaign, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is airing a second series of ads featuring real people who are living with the effects of smoking-related diseases. The newest ads will…

CMR High School Fights Youth Tobacco Use

In collaboration with reACT, Montana’s youth tobacco prevention program, young people from CMR High School are joining thousands of kids across the country who are taking part in Kick Butts Day, a nationwide initiative that makes kids leaders in the effort to stop youth…

“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 smoke cigarettes and actively working to build new customers. “Through With Chew Week,” February 17-23,…

Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

During the week of October 22-26, 2012 the Cascade City-County Health Department and Cascade County schools will commemorate Red Ribbon Week to raise awareness about drug use. The City-County Health Department and Cascade County schools will promote “Theme Days” with suggested attire for the…

Be “Through with Chew”

Through with Chew Week is February 21-24, and the Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) is encouraging individuals who use smokeless tobacco to join with people across the nation to quit dipping and give themselves the gift of health. Smokeless tobacco is not a safe…

Kick Butts Day

The City-County Health Department, in partnership with Great Falls Public Schools, will be visiting a local middle school for Kick Butts Day.  The agencies are collaborating to teach youth about the dangers associated with tobacco use, so that they can, in turn, teach their…