Great Grocery Deals!

Town & Country Foods [Prices valid Thursday April 27 – Wednesday May 3] Strawberries, 1 lb shell – 4 for $5 On the Vine Tomatoes – $.89/lb Halo Mandarins, 3 lb bag – $3.49 Check out more deals at: http://tncfoods.com/weekly-ad/ Smith’s [Prices valid Wednesday April 26 – Tuesday May 2] Fresh Raspberries, 6 oz shell […]

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National Infant Immunization and World Immunization Weeks Are Here!

This week we are celebrating the protection that we provide for our children and our communities against specific diseases through complete and timely immunizations. This safeguard for our community is a shared responsibility. Here at Gallatin City-County Health Department we take this responsibility very seriously. We are proud, not only to offer immunization services within […]

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The Scoop on Dog Poop

April 24, 2017 | Environmental Health, General

Fall—especially before the snow starts piling up—is a great time to clean the back yard, which for many Gallatin Valley residents means scooping the dog poop. After all, there’s nothing worse than having that lingering around after the spring thaw. Cleaning up after your dog can be a stinky job, and it’s not a good […]

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Here is another side of tobacco often overlooked…

Tobacco use is harmful to the environment causing deforestation, soil degradation, and increased use of pesticides. On top of that, the dangers from smoking don’t stop once a cigarette is stubbed out. Cigarette filters/butts are the No. 1 littered item on Montana roadways; a major cause of air, land, and water pollution. Cigarette butts leach […]

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Cancer and Me

  By Pauline Sager How did it start?  It was in the late 1990’s.  I had always been good at going for my annual PAP test with my doctor, an internist.  But this time, she called me and said that the pap test was abnormal.  I did not think too much about it.  It is […]

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Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Chronic disease self-management is a confluence of educational ideals designed to help patients achieve better health.  Self-management includes being your own best advocate, paying attention to health conditions so that you are a good historian, engaging in self-care, and knowing how to work with the healthcare system and your provider to achieve the best outcomes.  […]

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Great Grocery Deals for March 30!

Town & Country Foods [Prices valid Thursday March 30 –  Wednesday April 5] Cantaloupe – 2 lbs For $.88 Kiwi – 4 For $1 Red and Green Bell Peppers – 2 For $1 Zucchini and Yellow Squash – $.79/lb Check out more deals at: http://tncfoods.com/weekly-ad/ Smith’s [Prices valid Wednesday March 29 – Tuesday April 4] […]

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Keep our Parks Tobacco Free

March 23, 2017 | Uncategorized

Our community parks are constantly full of activity. From young children running and playing to adults sharing quiet time, they are a gathering place for everyone. The parks are meant for everyone to enjoy, and there are significant reasons to keep them tobacco free: Decrease environmental impacts of tobacco and decrease clean-up costs Promote healthy […]

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Great Grocery Deals!

March 23, 2017 | Food, Health, Nutrition, WIC

March 23, 2017 We are bringing back our helpful segment that will highlight weekly sales produce and other WIC approved items in grocery stores in the Bozeman and Belgrade area. Check back weekly for a streamlined list of on-sale foods. Town & Country Foods [Prices valid Thursday March 23 – Wednesday March 29] Produce Granny […]

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Eat More Fruits and Vegetables- It’s Easy!

It is no secret that fruits and vegetables are part of a healthy diet, yet many of us struggle to eat the daily recommended fruit and vegetable servings. The United States Department of Agriculture recommends that adults eat 2 cups of fruit and 2 ½ cups of vegetables and that kids eat 1 cup of […]

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