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…

2018 MT TeenVax Challenge

Montana Immunization Program’s 2018 MT TeenVax Challenge The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) is promoting teen vaccinations by reaching out to Montana parents/guardians and teens. The DPHHS Immunization Program and its partners are continuing their multi-year campaign, MT TeenVax, to increase awareness…

DPHHS: Be proactive about measles vaccinations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2015 Contact:  Jon Ebelt, Public Information Officer, DPHHS, (406) 444-0936 Chuck Council, Communications Specialist, DPHHS, (406) 444-4391 DPHHS: Be proactive about measles vaccinations Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) officials said that given recent measles outbreaks across…

Love Them. Protect Them. Immunize Them!

Vaccines have drastically reduced infant death and disability caused by preventable diseases in the United States. Additionally: Vaccination can protect infants and children from 14 vaccine-preventable diseases before age two. In the 1950s, nearly every child came down with measles and, unfortunately, some died…

CCHD Offers Fast and Convenient Flu Shot Clinics

The City-County Health Department will be hosting two Community Flu Shot Clinics this year. Adults age 18 and older can get their immunization from the comfort of their own vehicle at the Drive Through Flu Shot Clinic on Tuesday, September 25th from 10:00am-2:00pm at…

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…

Pertussis in Montana

Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection. The most commonly recognized symptom of pertussis is a violent, uncontrollable cough. After a coughing fit, someone with pertussis may need to take deep breaths, which result in a “whooping” sound….

Infant Immunization Week

Parents Have the “Power to Protect” Their Children – National Infant Immunization Week Celebrated April 21-28 During the week of April 21st – 28th, Cascade City-County Health Department is celebrating National Infant Immunization Week and wants to highlight the importance of protecting infants from…

Stay 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 and all of the other necessities can be overwhelming for parents. With that in mind, Great Falls Clinic, Cascade City-County Health Department and…

Infant Immunization Week- Extended Hours

Each year, thousands of children become ill from diseases that could have been prevented by basic childhood immunizations. Countless more miss time from day care and school and their parents miss work because they are under-immunized or inappropriately immunized. During the week of April…