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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."

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.

Are You Ready If Measles Come to Town?

An outbreak of measles in California has spread to 7 other western states. It's now only a day's drive from Lewis and Clark County. Are you prepared if measles comes to your community? Now is a good time to make sure you and your family have been properly immunized!
Find out if you're protected here. 
Read our news release.
CDC Measles Website

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.

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

Helen Amundson
Acting Clinic 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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