Eat Smart

Eat Smart Eat Smart is part of the public health project to improve the health of Missoula area residents through education, partnerships, policy, and environmental changes. This program is part of the Missoula Public Health Department. Eat Smart began in 2005, first funded through a NAPA grant and then through the City-County Health Department as […]

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Let’s Move! Missoula

5-2-1-0 Let’s Move! Missoula (5210 LM!M) is shifting a culture so healthy environments are the norm because they know that people make the choices that are available to them. How easy is it for you to live a 5-2-1-0 day? 5-2-1-0 is a daily recipe for health. Each day we should try to: Enjoy – […]

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Bike for Shelter

Watson Children’s Shelter along with the event’s premier sponsor, Montana Rail Link, are so excited to be celebrating 18 years of Bike for Shelter on Saturday, May 19, 2018! The event takes place at the Community Medical Center campus and in front of their home in the historic Fort Missoula area. Bike for Shelter is […]

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The Hero Sound Project

Based in Missoula, Montana- Hero Sound Project is a program for Veterans which is part of The Zootown Arts Community Center’s Alternative Music Program (The ZACC) that has established a music program for our local Veterans. Hero’s Sound Project’s mission is to assist in the healing process of our Veterans with the use of Music creation. […]

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Chicks ‘n Chaps

Chicks ‘n Chaps began in Missoula 11 years ago as a way to bring local women together to raise money that would stay in the local community for breast cancer patients. Chicks ‘n Chaps is passionate about bringing community members together to raise money for local individuals and families impacted by cancer, while promoting the sport […]

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Care Van

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana Care Van is a community partnership and outreach program that provides vaccines to Montanans, with an emphasis on underserved populations. CareVan teams up with community health officials to administer vaccines at no cost, or low cost, to patients. The program brings services to Montana’s rural and underserved […]

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Walk with a Doc

Community members are invited to trek a 2-mile expanse of the Milwaukee Trail, as part of Community Cancer Care and Prevention Center’s Missoula Walk with a Doc program. The program launches at noon Tuesday, Feb. 14, and will continue every Tuesday through May. “Doc,” in this case, stands for doctor. Each week, a different local […]

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Parents as Leaders

Parents as Leaders provides Circle of Security Parenting education to parents and caregivers in Missoula. The goal of the project is to strengthen families’ resiliency and prevent child abuse and neglect. Child abuse and neglect continues to be an issue in Missoula and around the state. In 2015, there were 173 cases of child abuse […]

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Screen-Free Week!

Screen-Free Week is an annual, international celebration when families, schools, and communities swap digital entertainment for the joys of life beyond the screen. Instead of watching TV, surfing the web, or playing with apps and video games, they read, play, think, create, get active, and spend more time with family and friends. On May 1-7, […]

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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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CATCH

The CATCH Program established that healthy habits in childhood can promote behavior changes that can last a lifetime. CATCH stands for a Coordinated Approach To Child Health.  CATCH  is a coordinated school health program that promotes physical activity, healthy foods and tobacco prevention. CATCH reaches kids from preschool through 8th grade and has been implemented […]

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MOVE Missoula

  MOVE Missoula is a long-term community based initiative led by the Missoula City-County Health Department. The initiative uses population based strategies to improve health and wellness by increasing daily physical activity. MOVE Missoula created MOVE Minutes. MOVE Minutes explain how much physical activity adults and children need every day to maintain a healthy lifestyle. […]

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