Preparing for Middle School: Upcoming Immunization Clinics at Sacajawea Elementary

To help prepare 6th graders for the giant step to middle school, the Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) will be at Sacajawea Elementary School in early March, offering immunizations required for students entering Middle School in August 2019. Parents should have received a letter…

National Influenza Vaccination Week

Flu season is upon us! The same steps you take to prevent disease all year—washing your hands, covering your cough, and staying home when sick—are also great ways to avoid the flu. This time of year, though, we have an added weapon in the…

Flu Shot Clinics Coming to Great Falls

  Get your flu shot from immunization professionals at the Community Drive Through and Walk-In Flu Shot Clinics! The Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) wants to remind residents that the 2015 Community Flu Shot Clinics are right around the corner! Adults age 18 and…

Season’s First Flu Case Confirmed in Cascade County

Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) has received confirmation of Cascade County’s first influenza case of the season from the Montana Public Health Laboratory. This is also the first influenza case for the state of Montana this flu season. Influenza, or the flu, is a…

Influenza Cases Increasing Throughout Montana

Public Health Officials Encourage Influenza Vaccine Influenza activity is widespread in Montana with half of the counties reporting confirmed cases, state public health officials said today. Influenza-related hospitalizations across the state have also increased. As of January 4, 2014 there have been 101 hospitalizations…

Stay Healthy This Holiday Season: Get a Flu Vaccine

It’s always important for people to do everything they can to stay healthy, but with the added stress of the holidays it becomes more essential than ever.  There is one simple step that everyone can take to protect themselves, their family and the community…

Protect Yourself, Your Family, and Your Community from the Flu!

Flu season is upon us! At date of publication, there have been eleven confirmed cases of influenza in Montana, and the arrival of the flu in Cascade County is likely not far off. The same steps you take to prevent disease all year—washing your hands,…

Protect Yourself and Your Community from Influenza

Influenza (the flu) is a serious, contagious respiratory illness that, if severe, can cause hospitalization and even death. The good news is that it can be prevented. Protect yourself and those close to you from the flu by taking some simple precautions. Get a…

CCHD Reminds Residents to Protect Themselves from Rabies

The Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) wants to remind residents that there are steps they can take to help prevent rabies. Rabies is a serious disease, and according to the CDC, approximately 55,000 people die from it worldwide each year. “There are steps that…

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…