Profile of the Week: Cascade County Safe Kids Coalition

Safe Kids Cascade County, which is led by the Cascade County Health Department, provides a dedicated and caring staff with operation support and other resources to assist in achieving our common goal: keeping your kids safe. Based on the needs of the community, this coalition implements evidence-based programs, such as car-seat checkups, safety workshops, and sports clinics […]

Montana Asthma Project Havre, MT

  The Montana Asthma Control Program is a grant funded program that focuses on the 0-17 age group to improve their quality of life.  Identifying environmental factors and asthma triggers helps with the overall management of asthma. An Asthma Control Nurse will focus on educating your child and family to help reduce office visits caused by asthma attacks. What the program […]

Diabetes Prevention Program Big Timber, MT

    Big Timber Diabetes Prevention Program(DPP) The Diabetes Prevention Program(DPP) is a lifestyle intervention program that helps participants become more active, eat healthier, and make sustainable changes. Kelsey Proue, a registered dietitian at Pioneer Medical Center, is heading a program that assists community members in a lifestyle change that offers more than just weight loss. This […]

Central Montana Public Health Program

  The purpose of the Central Montana Health District (CMHD) is to improve and protect the health of the population of Fergus, Golden Valley, Judith Basin, Musselshell, Petroleum and Wheatland counties by providing local government leadership and advocacy on behalf of public health issues. Central Montana Public Health Program is improving the health communities through […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flathead County

Big Brothers Big Sisters is not your typical organization. They help children realize their potential and build their futures. They nurture children and strengthen communities. They believe that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters live in low-income and single-parent families, […]

Profile of the Week: Nourish the Flathead

Nourish the Flathead

Nourish the Flathead’s mission is to reconnect people to the sources of our food through education, outreach and market support.    Nourish the Flathead runs a community garden behind Flathead Valley Community College, within that garden they run a youth program called Stand Up. Dig in. (SUDI).  The beds that SUDI works contain food that […]

Montana Arthritis Program

Montana Arthritis Program The Montana Arthritis, in collaboration with the Arthritis Foundation, is working to improve the quality of life for people affected by arthritis by increasing awareness about appropriate arthritis self-management activities and expanding the reach of exercise programs proven to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis. These programs include the […]

National Bike to Work Week!

May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more folks to giving biking a try. National Bike to Work Week 2016 will be held […]

Journeys from Home Montana – “Better Health through Walking and Bicycling”

“Better Health Through Walking and Bicycling” is organized by Journeys from Home Montana. This particular collection of in-school and out-of-school programs conducts workshops for community members, teachers and bicycle advocates directed at making the community more friendly to walking and bicycling. Journeys From Home Montana (JFHM) promotes living an active healthy lifestyle.  We encourage communities to become […]

Columbus Senior Center Diabetes Class

The Columbus Senior Citizens Center will be hosting a fun and interactive wellness course teaching participants about diabetes and pre-diabetes. Montana ranks 8th in the country in diabetes rates with 8.8% of people diagnosed (Americas Health Ratings) Did you know….. 29.1 million people or 9.3% of the population have diabetes. Diagnosed:21.0 million people. Undiagnosed:8.1 million people […]