Healthy By Design

Healthy By Design is an initiative marked by collaboration across all sectors of the community. Members intentionally and strategically influence the environment in which people live, work and play, with a focus on physical activity and nutrition.   www.healthybydesignyellowstone.org Healthy By Design Mission: To collaborate with partners across sectors of the community to promote and […]

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RHI’s 2013 Rural Health Success Story Contest Winner: Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Disaster Preparedness Drill

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center hosted the first regional inter-facility full-scale exercise ever initiated in Lake County. The scenario involved multiple agencies including, Lake County OEM, EMS, Police from multiple jurisdictions, Search & Rescue, Fire, American Red Cross, St. Luke’s Hospital, Spartan Consulting, St. Patrick’s Hospital, ALERT and Kalispell Regional Medical Center, Public and Tribal […]

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RHI’s 2013 Rural Health Success Story Contest Winner: Toole County’s Project Activate Program

THE PROBLEM ~ Physical frailty is a leading cause of premature disability and death among older adults and it’s preventable! THE SOLUTION ~ Physical Activity can prevent physical frailty! Kay Van Norman A group of dedicated medical professionals, local government staff and interested citizens have initiated Project Activate- Toole County.  Project Activate is a community-wide […]

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RHI’s Rural Health Success Story Contest Winner: Missoula County’s Rural Clinic in Seeley, MT

Nutrition Program Offers Rural Clinic Among the approximately 111,000 residents of Missoula County, many live in rural areas and towns outside of Missoula. Seeley Lake is one of these towns and has about 1,700 residents. While Seeley Lake is thought of by many, including full-time residents, as a tourist town, some families simply describe it […]

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RHI’s Rural Health Photo Contest Submissions

[slideshow_deploy id=’3048′] This year the Montana RHI held its first ever Rural Health Photo Contest in honor of National Rural Health day. Above are all of the photo submissions we received. Congratulations to our contest winners, the City of Livingston’s photo “Soccer in Paradise”, Sage Gardener’s photo “All generations helping out”, and Shelby’s Safe Routes […]

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Governor Bullock Proclaims November 21, 2013 as “National Rural Health Day” in Montana

Please read his proclamation below: Dear Friends, I am pleased to recognize November 21, 2013 as “National Rural Health Day” in the State of Montana. I appreciate the hard work of the Montana Office of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health for actively raising awareness about healthcare needs and […]

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Dawson County Healthy Communities Coalition

Dawson County Healthy Communities Coalition works to promote and ensure a healthy, sustainable community. It is comprised of volunteers dedicated to identifying community issues and needs and working together to coordinate supportive community activities. Dawson County Healthy Communities Coalition (DCHCC) has been serving the Glendive community since 2001.  Comprised of volunteers who work collaboratively to “Promote […]

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Chippewa Cree Wellness Center

  In February 2006, the Chippewa Cree Wellness Center was created in conjunction with the Rocky Boy Clinic. One goal of the Chippewa Cree Wellness Center is to coordinate and create more prevention and health related activities for the entire community. The new exercise facility offers an Olympic sized swimming pool, basketball court, aerobic and […]

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