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Influenza Cases on the Rise in Richland County

Richland County’s 2017 Influenza season has increased with four positive Influenza A cases tested locally this past week. The confirmed results of the samples sent to MT State Public Health Lab showed Influenza A-Seasonal H3. The four cases are...

 

Positive Influenza Case in Richland County

Richland County’s flu season has begun with a positive Influenza A case tested locally on December 14th, 2016. The preliminary result was confirmed on December 16th by MT State Public Health Lab showing Influenza A-Seasonal H3. The 53 yr old male...

 

Dare to Prepare at the Richland County Fair!

The American Red Cross (ARC) local Disaster Action Team (DAT) will be busy volunteering again at the Disaster and Emergency Services (DES) booth at the Richland County Fair this year, August 3-6,...

 
 By Julie Brodhead    News    May 18, 2016

State Health Officials Offer Safety Tips When Handling Live Poultry

Update - As of May 11, 2016 eight cases of Salmonella across Montana are currently associated with multi-state outbreaks likely linked to live poultry such as baby chicks. Raising backyard poultry has become increasingly popular in Montana and many...

 
 By Julie Brodhead    News    March 23, 2016

Positive Influenza Cases In Richland County

Richland County’s flu season is here with a positive Influenza A and one Influenza B case tested locally this last weekend. The persons tested in the ER were not vaccinated with influenza vaccine. Vaccination remains the best prevention for...

 
 By Julie Brodhead    News    March 9, 2016

DPHHS Officials Announce First Zika Virus Infection in a Returning Traveler

State public health officials have identified the first case of Zika virus infection in Montana in an adult female from Missoula County who returned from a Zika-affected area. The infected individual is not pregnant. Zika is a disease caused by a...

 
 By Julie Brodhead    News    August 5, 2015

Dare To Prepare At Richland County FAIR!

The American Red Cross’s local Disaster Action Team (DAT) will be busy volunteering at the Richland County Fair this year, Aug. 5-8! Everyone is invited to the agriculture building where the Red Cross booth will be located. It will feature a large...

 
 By Julie Brodhead    News    July 29, 2015

Cots Donated To Local Red Cross

Montana American Red Cross local Disaster Action Team (DAT) leader, Mary Anderson, is pictured here on July 13, 2015 receiving a delivery of 10 cots from Dave Garland, Sidney Sugar's General Manager....

 
 By Julie Brodhead    News    July 8, 2015

State Reports First Case Of West Nile Virus

State and local health officials are encouraging Montanans take steps to avoid mosquito bites and prevent infection with West Nile virus (WNV). The state’s first human case has been reported in Rosebud County and reflects an early start to the...

 
 By Julie Brodhead    News    June 17, 2015

50th Anniversary Celebration of Cum Christo/Cursillo

Everyone Is welcome to attend the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Cum Christo/Cursillo for the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings. A celebration will be held on June 19-21, 2015 at Billings Central Catholic High School in Billings, MT – 3 Broadwater...

 
 By Julie Brodhead    News    June 3, 2015

Tavern Association Donates $1,500 To Richland Community Complex

The Richland Community Complex Committee would like to formally thank the Richland County Tavern Association for their generous donation of $1,500.00 towards the Richland Community Complex. With...

 
 By Julie Brodhead    News    May 13, 2015

Big Sky Cum Christo

The Big Sky Cum Christo movement in the Eastern Diocese of Montana is closing in on 50 years of active ministry in 2015. The Cursillo Ministry (1965-1984) and the Cum Christo Ministry (1984-today) still continue to be special gifts to the many of us...

 

Healthiest Nation 2030!

In Honor of National Public Health Week! Let’s celebrate our accomplishments and talk about what it will take to become the healthiest nation in one generation! The accomplishments of the public health community over the last two decades are signif...

 

Order Take and Bake Pizzas in time for Super Bowl!

Winter has arrived in eastern Montana! Do you want to bring back memories of the hot summer days at the fair? You are in luck if you said yes! The St. Matthew’s Youth Group will be taking orders for the pizzas beginning January 7th until the 18th!...

 

Influenza! Not part of the Holiday Festivities!

Richland County Health Department is seeing an increase in the number of confirmed influenza cases being reported for this season. Influenza (also known as the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness, it is not the vomiting & diarrhea stomach flu...

 

Positive Influenza Case in Richland County

Richland County’s flu season has begun with a positive Influenza B case tested locally on November 22, 2014. The preliminary result was sent to the MT State Public Health Lab for confirmation. The person was not vaccinated with influenza vaccine...

 

Plans for 2015 County Conference are Springing Forth for Richland County

So, let’s talk Spring! What does spring mean to us; growth, renewal, and redirection? Why am I talking about spring in December? Number one because it’s hopeful, number two because in 2015 the Richland County 7th Annual Community-wide...

 
 By Julie Brodhead    News    April 23, 2014

Community Fair Held

The purpose of this project is to prevent and control obesity in Montana through healthful eating and physical activity. Heidi Moran is also a certified technician for safe installation of infant,...

 

Test All Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C: Experts - This generation Has Highest Rate of Infection, Likely Contracted Decades Ago

All adults born between 1945 and 1965 -- the baby boom generation -- should be screened for the hepatitis C virus along with injection-drug users and anyone transfused before 1992, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services...

 

Speaking up at the Annual Community Conference Promotes Changes in the County

The Richland County DUI Task Force was established in 2004 but was included into the Richland County Injury Prevention team in 2005 following the first Community Conference. The community indicated that, due to statistics showing that...

 
 By Julie Brodhead    News    January 8, 2014

How Flu Spreads

People with flu can spread it to others up to about 6 feet away. Most experts think that flu viruses are spread mainly by droplets made when people with flu cough, sneeze or talk. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearb...

 
 By Julie Brodhead    News    January 1, 2014

Richland County has First Influenza Case for This Season

The Richland County Health Department (RCHD) has confirmed the first influenza case in our county. Public health officials say that this first cases is a great reminder for the public to get vaccinated against influenza as soon as possible. Vaccine i...

 

Christmas Kettle Volunteers Needed to "Ring the Bell" for Donations to the Salvation Army for Richland County

The following dates are available to sign up and “Ring the Bell” at - Reese & Ray’s IGA and Reynolds Market this year for two hour time slots.  Please show up a few minutes before your shift; Bob Burnison will meet those on the first shift to...

 

Fall Fellowship Sunday, Sept. 22

All are invited and “All Are Welcome” to gather for this special event. Sunday, September 22, 2013 will be an afternoon to spend with Christian friends and enjoy this beautiful time of the year. The Miles City Ultreya group is sponsoring this...

 

First Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Yellowstone County

The Yellowstone City-County Health Department and the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services are reporting the first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Yellowstone County and in Montana for 2013. The case was diagnosed at a Billin...

 

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