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 By Stephanie Ler    News    July 27, 2022

Richland County Health Department To End COVID Test Distribution

The Richland County Health Department expects to run out of free home COVID-19 test kits by early September. The department received 2300 home test kits in January and has distributed them to the community in the last several months. The remaining...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    July 6, 2022

Richland Co. Health Department Adds COVID Vaccine For 6 Months & Older

The Richland County Health Department is now offering COVID vaccine for ages 6 months and older by appointment at regular vaccinations clinics. The pediatric Moderna vaccine is a two-dose series, with four weeks between the two doses. Regular...

 

ServSafe Food Safety Manager Course Available

An 8-hour Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) ServSafe course will be held Aug. 12 at the Dawson County Courthouse, Glendive. The course is taught by former Registered Sanitarian Kevin Pena. The cost of the course is $150, which includes a...

 

ServSafe Food Safety Manager Course Available

An 8-hour Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) ServSafe course will be held Aug. 12 at the Dawson County Courthouse, Glendive. The course is taught by former Registered Sanitarian Kevin Pena. The cost of the course is $150, which includes a...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    May 4, 2022

Health Department Offers COVID Vaccine Monday through Wednesday

Beginning Monday, May 2, COVID vaccines will be available by appointment during regularly scheduled vaccine clinic hours at the Richland County Health Department. Regular clinic hours are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. MST....

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 6, 2022

No COVID Vaccine Clinic April 12; RCHD Evaluates Clinics

There will be no regular COVID vaccine clinic at the Richland County Health Department on Tuesday, April 12. Clinics will resume Tuesday, April 19, from 12:30-3 p.m. The Health Department will be evaluating the COVID vaccine clinic schedule through...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 30, 2022

(Updated 3-31-22) Richland County COVID-19 Case Update

The Richland County Health Department is providing the following COVID-19 case information (click here). This information reflects case counts between March 17th and March 30th, 2022. There has been one additional COVID-related death during this...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    February 2, 2022

RCHD Hosts Home COVID Test Distribution Feb 11

The Richland County Health Department will distribute at-home COVID-19 test kits on Feb. 11 from 12-3 p.m. MST at the Richland County Events Center parking lot. The distribution is a drive-through format in the parking lot of the Events Center....

 

Tuesday COVID Vaccine Clinics Continue

The Richland County Health Department continues to hold COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Tuesday each week from 12:30 to 3:00. Moderna, Pfizer, and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) are available at each clinic for those 12 years and older. Please bring your...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    October 20, 2021

Richland County Health Department Pleased With Drive-Through Flu Clinic; Sets Record

The Richland County Health Department is pleased with the turnout at the 2nd Annual Drive Thru Flu Clinic. Held on Thursday, Sept. 30, the drive-through clinic vaccinated exactly 400 community...

 

Your Annual Flu Shot Is (Still) Important

The flu shot is recommended every year, including this year. One may ask, “why do I need a flu shot if we didn’t even have any flu cases last year?” That is a legitimate question. Why didn’t we have any flu cases? Is there even any flu...

 

Flu Myths…Busted!

There are so many myths about the flu and the flu shot all over the Internet, so in preparation for the Drive Thru Mass Flu Shot Clinic at Richland County Fire Hall, Sept. 30, we’ve busted a few myths wide open. The first, and biggest, myth is...

 

Drive-Thru Flu Clinic Scheduled Sept. 30, Sidney

The Richland County Health Department’s annual Mass Flu Shot Clinic continues as a drive-thru format, scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Richland County Fire Hall, Sidney. The Drive-Thru Clinic will serve adults only, and offe...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    August 11, 2021

Richland County Health Department Continues COVID Vaccine Clinics; Adds Pfizer

The Richland County Health Department will continue to offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Tuesdays, and will offer a limited stock of Pfizer brand vaccine. The Health Department carries Moderna 2-dose and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) 1-dose COVID-19...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    June 30, 2021

Health Department Offers Walk-in COVID Vaccine Clinics Sidney

The Richland County Health Department continues to offer weekly walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Tuesdays. All clinics are subject to vaccine availability. Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics will be offered on Tuesdays from 12:30-3 p.m. MDT. The one...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    June 23, 2021

Health Department Offers Walk-in COVID Vaccine Clinics Sidney

The Richland County Health Department continues to offer weekly walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Tuesdays. All clinics are subject to vaccine availability. Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics will be offered on Tuesdays from 12:30-3 p.m. MST. The...

 

(Updated June 16, 2021) Richland Co. Health Department Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

The Richland County Health Department continues to offer weekly walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Tuesdays. All clinics are subject to vaccine availability. Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics will be offered on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 3:00 MST. The...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    May 12, 2021

Richland Co. Health Dept. Offers Walk-in COVID Vaccine Clinics

The Richland County Health Department will be offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Tuesday in May and June. The one-dose Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) and the 2-dose Moderna will be offered on alternating weeks. Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    May 5, 2021

Richland County Health Department to Pilot Walk-In Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID Clinic

The Richland County Health Department will be piloting a walk-in Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Wednesday, May 5 from 1-3 p.m. The FDA recently lifted the pause on the administration of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 21, 2021

One-Dose Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Paused

The Richland County Health Department has received notification from State of Montana and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that vaccine providers should pause the administration of the one-dose Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine....

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 14, 2021

One-Dose Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Paused

The Richland County Health Department has received notification from the State of Montana and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that vaccine providers should pause the administration of the one-dose Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 31, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Waiting List Available in Richland County

Governor Gianforte has expanded the availability of COVID-19 vaccine all residents ages 18 and older. The Richland County Health Department continues to take names for COVID-19 vaccines. There are no additional criteria for receiving a COVID-19...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 10, 2021

Not All Salts Are Created Equal

Salt is one of our most important cooking ingredients, and plays an important role in the human body. We can’t live without it. There are many varieties of salt on today’s market, each with its own niche and purported health benefits. But which...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    March 3, 2021

Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccine Available In Richland County

The Richland County Health Department continues to take names for Phase 1B COVID-19 vaccines. The Department offers the Moderna two-dose vaccine. Phase 1B includes community members who are aged 70 years and older, as well as individuals 18-69 who...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    January 20, 2021

Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available in Richland County

The Richland County Health Department is announcing the availability of COVID-19 vaccine appointments for those who fall in Phase 1B of the vaccination plan. The first appointments are available beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 26. The vaccination plan...

 

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