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 About Us

HealthyGallatin.org serves as the Gallatin City-County Health Department’s website to explain and promote the programs we offer to serve Gallatin County residents. Along with that, it is a comprehensive resource for healthy living in Gallatin County.

 

 

The Gallatin City-County Health Department

The Gallatin City-County Health Department, overseen by the Board of Health & Administration, is dedicated to protecting and promoting the health of county citizens and the environment through the efforts of dedicated and skilled employees and application of sound public health principle. The programs run through the health department include:

    • Environmental Health
    • Immunization
    • WIC Nutrition Services
    • Emergency Preparedness
    • Chronic Disease
    • Public Health Home Visitation
    • Communicable Disease
    • Cancer Screening and Tobacco Use Prevention

Vision

Healthy People Living in Healthy Communities

Mission

To promote and protect health while preventing disease

Guiding Principles

    • Evidence-based practices
    • Collaboration and communication with community members and partners
    • Education and outreach
    • Empowering people to make healthy choices

Essential Services

    • Monitor public health risks
    • Diagnose and investigate public health problems and hazards
    • Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues
    • Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems
    • Develop policies and plans that support individual and environmental health efforts
    • Enforce laws and regulations that protect public health and ensure safety
    • Link people to needed personal health services and with community partners, assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable
    • Assure a competent public health workforce
    • Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of public health services
    • Participate in research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems

The Gallatin City-County Board of Health governs the Gallatin City-County Health Department pursuant to Title 50, Chapter 2, Part 1, MCA. Inclusion on this website is for the convenience of the public.