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 […]

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Strong Women

The primary objective of the StrongWomen™ Program is to help communities nationwide to implement safe and  effective strength training programs for midlife and older women. Women begin to show decline in muscle mass beginning at age 30 and if this condition is not reversed, women will have reduced strength and other severe consequences as they age. Women need […]

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Lewistown Trail System

The trail system of Lewistown is funded through City of Lewistown, grants (Recreation Trails Program of MT), and anonymous donors. They have partnered with a nonprofit organization, Friend of the Trails, to maintain the use and benefits of having an extensive trail system in a small community. The trails that run through Lewistown are provided […]

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Montana Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Prevention Program

Diverse Montana Communities Deliver Lifestyle Change Program to Prevent Diabetes Since 2008, Montana communities have been helping prevent type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease among adults at high risk through the Montana Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Prevention Program (CVDDPP).  The 10-month CVDDPP is based upon research evidence that intensive lifestyle change can prevent or delay […]

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Small Steps to Health and Wealth

Designed to motivate participants to improve both their health and their finances Small Steps to Health and Wealth™ (SSHW) is a MSU Extension program designed to motivate participants to improve both their health and their finances.  The program was developed by faculty with Rutgers Cooperative Extension and has been adapted for Montanans by the MSU Extension […]

Lewistown Community Garden

The Lewistown Community Garden and the Central Montana Community Cupboard have combined their efforts to create a community garden where community members can grow vegetables for their families or to donate to the Community Cupboard. The Lewistown Community Garden (LCG) project started in January of 2012. In their first year the group built 18 raised […]

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Central Montana Medical Center Health Fair — Lewistown

The Central Montana Medical Center (CMMC) Health Fair is held in Lewistown. It is classified as a Community Health Fair offering free screenings, products, information and demonstrations by local businesses and organizations to carry out CMMC’s commitment to health, wellness, safety, and educational opportunities in central Montana.  Low cost blood screens are an important offering prior […]