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City-County Health

Upcoming Events

  • Cooperative Health Center Finance Committee Meeting, Monday, September 22, noon, CHC conference room, 1930 Ninth Avenue, Helena.

Don't Take This Health News Sitting Down

Several recent studies have shown that sitting for many hours a day can shave years off our lives even if we hit the gym on the way home for a lengthy, sweat-inducing workout. While the workout is good for your health, it may not undo hours of sitting at a desk or in front of the TV. Health experts say that sitting and lack of exercise are two separate behaviors, each of which contributes on its own to poor health. Find out how to offset the effects of sitting long hours.

Serious Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Montana

The state health department has confirmed that a child in Yellowstone County has been infected with a severe respiratory virus that has been making headlines nationwide. Enterovirus D68 is responsible for an outbreak that has occurred in at least a dozen other states. Learn more about the virus.

Learn More About Ins, Outs of Your Septic System

SepticSmart Week is September 22-26. If you’re one of the 25% of Americans who have a septic system, and if you're not properly maintaining it, you’re not only hurting the environment, you’re putting your family’s health at risk—and may be flushing thousands of dollars down the drain! Learn more about the ins and outs of your septic system.

A Telling Look Back at Public Health in Our County

How has the health of our county population changed since the Great Depression? The “First Annual Report of the Full-Time City-County Health Department,” written in 1938, tells us much about how the health threats we face have evolved over the years. Learn how!

Learn More About Ebola Outbreak in Africa

An outbreak of Ebola has caused hundreds of deaths recently in West Africa. The disease does not pose a significant risk to the U.S. public, according to the CDC, but Americans are advised to avoid nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. You can learn more about the Ebola outbreak here

Dental Clinic, Some Public Health Programs Have Moved

Starting September 11, 2013, some programs of the Cooperative Health Center and Lewis and Clark City-County Health Department moved to temporary locations to allow renovation of the Health Center, 1930 Ninth Avenue. Mailing addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers will not change. Find out who's moved where.

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.

Public Health

Melanie Reynolds
Health Officer

Public Health 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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Environmental Services
City-County Building
316 North Park, Room 230
Helena, MT 59623
Fax: 406-447-8398
Monday-Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
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East Helena Lead
Education and Abatement

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

Health Center

Kate McIvor
Clinic Executive Director

CHC Staff Directory

Main Clinic
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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HealthCare for the Homeless
God's Love Shelter
533 North Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59601
Case Management: Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 4 PM
Clinic: Monday-Thursday 8 AM to Noon
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Parker Medical Center
PO Box 729
Lincoln, MT  59639-0729
Fax: 406-362-4850
Monday-Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
Closed Noon to 1 PM
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