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Upcoming Events

  • Community Health Improvement Planning (CHIP) Task Force Meeting, February 8, 11 AM to 2 PM, St. Peter's Hospital Education Center. Call 406-457-8908 for more information.
  • Onsite Wastewater Installer Training, March 11, 8 AM to 5 PM, Montana Association of Counties 2715 Skyway Drive, Helena. Registration form or register online.

CDC Issues Zika Virus Travel Advisories

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued travel notices for people traveling to certain regions and countries where Zika virus transmission is ongoing. These alerts follow reports in Brazil of microcephaly and other poor pregnancy outcomes in babies of mothers who were infected with Zika virus while pregnant. Learn more about the Zika virus and its risks.

Struggling with Weight-Loss Resolution? Here's Help!

After binge eating our way through the holiday season, we shouldn’t be surprised to learn that weight loss is the number one New Year’s resolution. It takes a lot of willpower to reach a healthy weight, but we all know it’s worth the effort. The key is to find small and realistic changes to help us stabilize our eating patterns. As one British dietitian put it, “Anything that isn’t a lifestyle change is not an appropriate weight loss strategy.” Here are some changes you can make to reach or maintain a healthy weight.

Men, Take Care of What's Under Your Own 'Hood'

Men, are you better at getting your car tuned regularly than taking care of your own health? Women, do you know a man who fits this description? This dismissive attitude toward health care has dire consequences: Men live sicker and die younger than women. Learn what steps men can take to turn this trend around.

New Report Reveals Health Status of County Population

Local health officials have released a report that provides a snapshot of the health of Lewis and Clark County residents. It will be used to help focus local efforts to improve overall health. The 2015 Community Health Report is the result of a year’s collaboration between Lewis and Clark Public Health and St. Peter’s Hospital. It includes comparative data for the county, state, and nation, as well as data on emerging trends at the local level. It also includes results from recent surveys of local residents, in which they provided their perceptions of the county’s most pressing health needs.
Read the news release
Read the report

Air Quality Monitoring Season Is Under Way

Lewis and Clark Public Health began issuing daily air-quality alerts November 1, as it enforces local regulations aimed at reducing air pollution during the fall and winter seasons. From now through February, use of woodstoves and fireplaces depends on air quality. Updates on air-quality status will be provided daily on our website and by phone at 406-447-1644. Learn more about the air quality regulations.

Melanie Reynolds
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