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Caring for Your Environment = Caring for Your Health

Our health as individuals and communities depends on the health of the planet we call home. In a 2006 report, the World Health Organization attributed about a quarter of all human disease to environmental causes. So if you care about health, you should care about the environment. Learn more about the impact of environment on your health.

Managing Stress an Important Part of Healthy Lifestyle

Stress is an automatic and natural response that can help us to cope with the changes and challenges we face every day. But when you constantly feel under attack, the fight-or-flight response gets stuck in the “on” position. Your body is continually exposed to stress hormones. This overexposure can disrupt almost every process in your body, increasing your risk of having serious health problems. Learn how to manage your stress.

3 Students Honored for Anti-Tobacco Billboard Designs

The Health Department has recognized 3 students for winning a local billboard design contest aimed at discouraging the use of tobacco. The winning designs target the tobacco industry’s deceptive marketing toward youth. The students are from Capital High School, East Valley Middle School, and Broadwater High School. Learn more about them!

7 Pool, Spa Operators Recognized for Health, Safety

The Health Department recently recognized 7 pool and spa operators in Lewis and Clark County for their efforts to protect public health and safety. For the first time, the department issued "Buoy Awards" to operators of public, recreational water features who provide a clean, healthy, and safe environment. Find out who the winners are!

Get Free Help with New Health Insurance Marketplace

Have questions about the new health insurance Marketplace? Certified application counselors at the Cooperative Health Center can meet with you one-on-one to answer your questions, walk you through the application process, and compare health plans. The help is free! Just call 406-513-1600 to find out what new insurance options are available to you and your family! Or stop by 1302 Prospect Avenue in Helena.

Dental Clinic, Some Public Health Programs Moving

Starting September 11, some programs of the Cooperative Health Center and Lewis and Clark City-County Health Department will move to temporary locations to allow renovation to begin at the Health Center, 1930 Ninth Avenue. Mailing addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers will not change. All programs and services will continue with little or no disruptions. Find out who's moving when and 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

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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