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The Licensing and Inspection Program Has Moved
Back to 1930 Ninth Avenue, Helena (County Health Center)

Applications for food establishment plan reviews, Farmer's Market license exemptions, temporary food sale permits, and registrations for food classes may be submitted there.  Email and telephone contact information
remains the same. Call 457-8900 for more information.

We're Now Lewis and Clark Public Health!

The Lewis and Clark City-County Health Department has changed its name to Lewis and Clark Public Health, effective April 16. We've also adopted a new logo to better represent us visually. Read more about why we're updating our "brand."

Got a Junk Vehicle You'd Like to Get Rid Of?

The snows of winter have melted, revealing primroses, daffodils, green grass and... junk vehicles. If rusting heaps of metal aren’t your idea of springtime beauty, local officials have a deal for you. The Lewis and Clark County Junk Vehicle Program will haul away your unwanted vehicle – for free.  Find out how.

Plant a Tree, Improve Our Public Health

A growing body of evidence suggests that trees not only have aesthetic and environmental value, they benefit public health in many ways, too. If planting a tree is on your agenda this season, you may be pleased to know that your project will help to clean air and water, reduce stress, and increase physical activity. Find out what other benefits you and your community might reap.

Diabetes During Pregnancy Risky for Mom, Baby

While there’s been lots of focus on avoiding or managing type 2 diabetes, you don’t hear as much about gestational diabetes, a type that occurs only during pregnancy. Yet if it’s not treated, it can cause serious health problems for mother and child. The good news is that gestational diabetes can usually be managed so that mom can have a healthy pregnancy and baby can get a healthy start on life. Learn more about gestational diabetes.

Healthy Habits to Combat Infectious Diseases

Healthy habits can help to protect all of us from getting germs or spreading germs at home, work, or school. Learn what you can do to combat the flu and other infectious diseases.  Then share the information with others!

A Plan to Improve Health in Our Community

The Health Department and St. Peter's Hospital have teamed up to produce the 2013 Lewis and Clark County Health Improvement Plan. It identifies the most pressing health priorities in the county, as determined by community members representing a cross-section of local organizations, businesses, and government agencies. The plan also includes tips for how you can improve your own health during the next 3-5 years.
Read the news release.   
Learn more about the planning process.

Melanie Reynolds
Health Officer

Staff Directory

Main Offices
1930 Ninth Avenue
Helena, MT 59601
Fax: 406-457-8990
Clinic Fax: 406-457-8992
Monday-Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
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Administrative Offices
City-County Building
316 North Park, Room 148
Helena, MT 59601
Fax: 406-447-8443
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Environmental Services
City-County Building, Room 230
316 North Park Avenue
Helena, MT 59623
Fax: 406-457-8990
Monday-Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
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East Helena Lead
Education and Assistance

306 East Main, Room 201
PO Box 1231
East Helena, MT 59635
Monday-Friday 8 AM to 4 PM
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Augusta Public Health Nurse
Augusta, MT 59410
Mondays, Wednesdays 8:30 AM to 5 PM
Tuesdays 9 AM to 1 PM
Home and Office Visits by Appointment