Fighting the Flu

Want to know what you can do to protect your kids from the flu? Besides getting them vaccinated, of course… Learn more at https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/actions-prevent-flu.htm

Save the Date for 2019 Community Flu Shot Clinics

The Cascade City-County Health Department is thrilled to announce the dates for the 2019 Community Flu Shot Clinics! Mark your calendar for these opportunities to get your annual flu shot from the CCHD immunization experts. Adults age 18 and older can get their immunization…

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 Shots Available at CCHD

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 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…

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…

2014 Community Flu Shot Clinic

CCHD’s Emergency Preparedness Program plans for all types of emergency situations that could affect the public’s health. One of these emergency situations is a disease epidemic. The best way to prevent the spread of communicable disease, and stop an outbreak before it starts, is…

DPHHS Reports Sharp Increase in Influenza-Related Hospitalizations

State health officials report that as of January 11, 2014 there have been 156 Montanans hospitalized for influenza-related conditions so far this flu season. Most of these hospitalizations are recent, as 139 of them have occurred since December 15. These numbers reflect DPHHS influenza…

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…