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…

Steps to prevent West Nile Virus

The following information comes from a June 12, 2019 Montana Department of Health and Human Services (DPHHS) press release. You can find the original press release here. State and local public health officials are reminding Montanans to take steps to avoid mosquito bites and…

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…

The 2019 Montana TeenVax Challenge is on!

About the MT TeenVax Challenge The Montana TeenVax Challenge is part of a multi-year campaign to promote and increase awareness about adolescent vaccines, focusing on Tdap, meningococcal, HPV, and influenza immunizations. The MT TeenVax Challenge is part of a partnership with the Montana Chapter…

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…

Valentine’s Day is National Condom Day!

Happy Valentine’s—err, National Condom Day! Safe sex is very important because of the numerous sexually transmitted diseases out there today. The use of condoms is the most effective and convenient way to prevent the transmission of STDs. It is also one of the best…

Press Release: You Can Help Protect Against Measles

Great Falls, MT – In response to the recently publicized measles outbreaks in New York and Washington State, the Cascade City-County Health Department would like to reassure residents that they can take steps to protect themselves, their families, and the community from this potentially…

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is February 7. Now in its 18th year, NBHAAD is a day to increase awareness about HIV among blacks/African Americans and encourage people to get involved in prevention efforts, get tested, and get treatment if they are living with…

Prevent Tick Bites

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 and know which ticks are most common in your area. Avoid Direct Contact with Ticks Avoid wooded and brushy…

National Infant Immunization Week

It’s National Infant Immunization Week! You know vaccines protect your child against diseases, but ever wonder how they work? Learn how vaccines help your child develop immunity to 14 different diseases at CDC’s vaccine website for parents, or for additional information contact CCHD at…