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 Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

August 1-7, 2013 marks the global celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, an annual event that draws attention to the health impact of breastfeeding for both babies and mothers. On August 6th at 1:00 pm, Cascade City-County Health Department’s (CCHD) Family Health Services Division will…

Celebrate National Flu Shot Week

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has set aside the week of December 5-11, 2010 to observe this season’s National Influenza Vaccination Week. The week-long emphasis on flu vaccination was established to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination after the holiday…

Celebrate Red Ribbon Week!

During the week of October 25 – 29, 2010, the Cascade City-County Health Department, along with our community and the nation, will celebrate National Red Ribbon Week. The theme for this year is “I Am Drug-Free, See the Connection…Choices = Consequences”. This years’ celebration…

Through With Chew Week

Four months after the successful implementation of Montana’s Clean Indoor Air Act, Montanans may think spit tobacco is a safe alternative to smoking, but nothing could be further from the truth. The Cascade City-County Health Department, in collaboration with Great Falls Public Schools, will…