Lewis and Clark Public Health

Upcoming Events

  • Lincoln Flu Immunization Clinic, Friday, Oct. 5, 11 AM to 1 PM, at the Lincoln Community Hall.

Tobacco Industry Aims to Hook a New Generation

Tobacco product packaging compared to packages of candy and gum

The tobacco industry uses a number of clever tactics to try to hook children and teenagers and create a new generation of users. Many of these tactics are related to how the products are displayed in the stores, at the point of sale. You can learn more about these tactics here.

West Nile Virus Kills Montana Man, Infects Others

Culex mosquito

On Aug. 29, an elderly man in Yellowstone County became the first person to die of West Nile Virus in the state since 2016. The disease also has been confirmed in people in Lewis and Clark and other counties. WNV season usually begins in July and ends in October. The best way to protect yourself is to prevent mosquito bites. Find out what precautions you can take.

Department to Implement New Fees Starting July 1

Sanitarian measuring food temperature during inspection

The Lewis and Clark City-County Board of Health has approved fee increases for our environmental services (like septic permitting, variances, and groundwater monitoring) and reviews of licensed establishments (like restaurants). The new fees take effect July 1, 2018. This is the first time the fees have been adjusted since 2009. The changes bring Lewis and Clark County into alignment with what other counties charge for the same services.

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!


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Drenda Niemann
Health Officer

Staff Directory

Main Offices
1930 Ninth Avenue
Helena, MT 59601
Fax: 406-457-8990
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 

Duty Officer
After Business Hours