Recreational Water Illness

Many of our favorite summertime activities – swimming, hiking, camping – allow us to spend more time on and around the water than we do at other times of the year. Whether natural or manmade, water sources can contain disease-causing germs. These diseases are…

Flood Safety Tips from DPHHS

Released by MT DPHHS on 5/24/11 CLICK HERE to view CCHD’s Flood Safety Website The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services is reminding the public that flood waters commonly contain microbes that can cause illness, and care should be taken by those…

Flood Season: Staying Safe and Healthy

It’s springtime in North Central Montana, and while enjoying the warmer weather, it’s important to keep in mind that the runoff from melting snow and spring rainstorms have the potential to cause flooding of our creeks and rivers, especially in rural areas.  The City-County…