WIC Farmer’s Market Drawing Update: We have a winner!

Congratulations to Victoria, the winner of CCHD’s drawing for the electric pressure cooker and kitchen goods basket! Victoria was one of the lucky few who received WIC Farmer’s Market benefits in summer 2019. She took her vouchers to the Farmer’s Market, filled out her…

Keep Kids Strong the Whole Year Long! Immunization & Sports Physical Clinic this Wednesday, 8/7, 10am-4pm

Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD), Great Falls Clinic, Mountain View Physical Therapy, Blue Cross Blue Shield Care Van, and Great Falls Public Schools are working together to make it as convenient as possible for parents to get their kids ready for the upcoming school…

World Breastfeeding Week: August 1-7, 2019

Join us during World Breastfeeding Week 2019 to learn more about our work to empower parents and enable breastfeeding. There are many unbelievable benefits to your child when you breastfeed—benefits for their health, IQ, vision, obesity & disease prevention, and more—and there are many…

Stay Strong the Whole Year Long with the Back to School Clinic!

Our annual Back to School Immunizations and Sports Physical Clinic is coming soon! We’ll have more providers this year for shorter wait times! When: August 7, 2019, 10AM to 4PM Where: Montana Expo Park Pacific Steel & Recycling Four Seasons Arena Here’s what will…

Parents as Teachers at 2019 Lions Family Fun Fest

This Saturday, July 13, CCHD staff will be at the Lions Family Fun Fest to provide information about our award-winning parent education program, Parents as Teachers. We’ll also be hosting the “Tiny Tots” area and providing free entertainment & games for toddlers! Parents as…

WIC Farmer’s Market Giveaway

Update: as of Weds, 7/17/19, our WIC office has distributed all of its 2019 farmer’s market vouchers. Thank you for participating and for spreading the word! If you have received farmer’s market benefits, please return your completed cards to the WIC office by Thurs,…

Reduce Rabies Risk

At least one bat has already entered a Cascade County home in 2019, and—though the bat was fortunately not infected with the rabies virus—this is a good reminder to make sure you do what you can to prevent exposure. Below, please find the text…

Flood Safety

Below are links to several of CCHD’s fact sheets to utilize as you take all necessary precautions and plan for your safety. If you have any questions, please call Katie Brewer, CCHD’s Preparedness and Community Planner, at 406-761-9899. Floods: What You Need to Know Safe…

Tick Bites: Avoid, Repel, Remove!

While it is a good idea to take preventive measures against ticks year-round, be extra cautious in warmer months (April-September) when ticks are most active. It also helps to know which ticks are most common in your area. Avoid Direct Contact with Ticks Avoid…

Community announcement: Free Workshops Presented by Indian Family Health Clinic and University of Providence 3/21-3/22

Save the dates! On March 21 & 22, 2019, join the Indian Family Health Clinic (IFHC) and University of Providence for free workshops on coping skills, education, and insight into serious topics like: Grief and loss (3/21, 11AM-12PM) Marriage problems (3/21, 1PM-2PM) Mindfulness and…