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 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 1, 2020 

Staying Healthy Means Staying Home

Social distancing is the physical separation of people in an effort to prevent the spread of disease in a community. It has been shown that social distancing in the early stages of an outbreak is effective in preventing or slowing the spread of...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    Ag Roundup    April 1, 2020 

Ler Family Continues More Than A Century Of Farming In Richland County

Even Ler homesteaded in what is now rural Savage in 1910 marking the beginning of more than a century of family farming, carried on now by grandsons, Matt and David Ler. Born and raised in Norway, Even Ler chased adventure to America in 1907, and...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 25, 2020

Fellowship Church Pays Off Sidney School Lunch Accounts

Fellowship Church, Sidney, recently made a donation to Sidney Public Schools to pay off student lunch account debts. Giving back to the community is not a new concept for Fellowship Church, which has run Fellowship Food Pantry since 2008, serving...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 25, 2020

Staying Healthy Means Staying Home

Social distancing is the physical separation of people in an effort to prevent the spread of disease in a community. It has been shown that social distancing in the early stages of an outbreak is...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 18, 2020

Health Department Recommends Social Distancing To Prevent Coronavirus

The Richland County Health Department is advancing efforts to prevent coronavirus in our community. “Right now, we are a step ahead of coronavirus. We don’t have cases here yet. We want to make it slow to get here, to protect our vulnerable...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 18, 2020

Richland County Health Department Administrator Retires

On January 31, Judy LaPan ended a chapter of her career in public health, after 22 years of service as Administrator of the Richland County Health Department. LaPan began at the Department in 1998,...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 18, 2020

RCHD Releases Coronavirus Info Line, Website

The Richland County Health Department has opened an information line for local residents with specific questions about the outbreak of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, as well as a website with important links. At this time, there are still no...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Recommendations for Returning from US Travel

There is no recommendation at this time that those returning from domestic travel need to stay home upon return. Those who have travelled should monitor their health for the 14 days following their return. This means taking their temperature, and...

 

Ler Family Continues More Than A Century Of Farming In Richland County

Even Ler homesteaded in what is now rural Savage in 1910 marking the beginning of more than a century of family farming, carried on now by grandsons, Matt and David Ler. Born and raised in Norway, Eve...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 18, 2020

Montana Confirms Six Cases, Richland County Monitoring Exposures to COVID-19

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services announced over the weekend that Montana is no longer in the minority of states without positive cases of COVID-19. Six individuals in Montana have tested positive for COVID-19 at the state...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 11, 2020

Despite Low Threat, Public Health, Healthcare Preparing For Health Emergency

Though there are currently no cases of the novel coronavirus in Montana and North Dakota, and there are no persons under investigation, the Richland County Health Department and Sidney Health Center have spent several weeks making preparations for it...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 11, 2020

RCHD Releases Coronavirus Info Line, Website

The Richland County Health Department has opened an information line for local residents with specific questions about the outbreak of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, as well as a website with...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 11, 2020

Health Department Recommends Social Distancing To Prevent Coronavirus

On Thursday, March 12, Governor Steve Bullock declared a state of emergency in Montana. “The emergency order puts our state on the highest alert — recognizing, though, that now still is the time to continue to plan, not panic,” Bullock said in...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 11, 2020

COVID-19 Recommendations for Returning from US Travel

There is no recommendation at this time that those returning from domestic travel need to stay home upon return. Those who have traveled should monitor their health for the 14 days following their return. This means taking their temperature, and...

 

Brett Young, Bellamy Brothers To Headline RCF&R Centennial Sidney Aug. 8

Brett Young, with special guest the Bellamy Brothers, will entertain at Richland County Fair & Rodeo concert on Aug. 8. Brett Young released his first self-titled debut album in 2017, which...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    January 29, 2020

Richland County Republicans Hold Meeting For Sanctuary Proposals

The Richland County Republican Central Committee held a public meeting to discuss proposed resolutions regarding abortion and 2nd Amendment rights on Monday, Jan. 20. The group requested that...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    January 8, 2020

Let's Shed Some Light On New Tobacco Rules

The end of 2019 brought several new rules regarding the sale of tobacco and electronic cigarettes. Unfortunately, it leaves all of us-health departments, retailers, tobacco users and non-tobacco users-ringing in the New Year with confusion. Though...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    January 8, 2020

Pertussis in Richland County

Richland County has one confirmed pertussis case (whooping cough) in an individual under the age of 18 as of 1/3/20. The Richland County Health Department is working with health care providers, and...

 

Top Ten Things To Know About The Library Remodel And Renovation

The Sidney-Richland County Library underwent a complete renovation in 2019, providing better access to patrons and more space for programming. Prior to renovations, the Library consisted of a...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    December 4, 2019

Sidney Area Crafter Enjoys Holiday Shows

Sidney area crafter Betty Lee spends her holiday season visiting with customers while selling her homemade blankets, rugs, and toys at local craft and vendor show. After retiring from 25 years of...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    October 2, 2019

Flu Shot Important For High Risk Groups

Though everyone is at some risk of contracting the flu, there are some people who are at a higher risk of both contracting the flu, and getting serious, flu-related complications. People who are at high risk of contracting influenza include children...

 

Mass Flu Shot Clinic Scheduled October 3, Sidney

The Richland County Health Department has scheduled the annual Mass Flu Shot Clinic on October 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Flu shots are also available during normal clinic hours for those who cannot attend on October 3. The flu vaccine will be...

 

Colon Cancer Screening Kits Available At The Mass Flu Clinic

Free at-home colon cancer screening test kits will be available for those who are eligible at the Mass Flu Shot Clinic on October 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Richland County Health Department. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of...

 

H&R Men's Softball Team Takes State Title

Richland County's H&R Men's Softball Team won the Men's Class D State Softball Tournament in Bozeman on August 11, beating out 18 other men's teams from across the state. For coach and player Art...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    August 14, 2019

Farmers Markets Provide Many Benefits

The Richland County Farmers Market opened on Saturday, July 13 at the Courthouse parking lot in Sidney. Vendors selling homemade crafts, jams, jellies, baked goods and fresh, raw farm produce begin...

 

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