Get Outside: Hiking Hyalite

August 30, 2013 | General, Recreation

The Hyalite drainage is snuggled between the Gallatin Canyon and Paradise Valley in the Gallatin National Forest, just a mere 30-minute drive due south from downtown Bozeman. The breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks, the backdrop to the Hyalite Reservoir, gives one a glimpse of the wide ranging hiking opportunities the Hyalite area has to […]

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YIKES! There is a Fuzzy Green Monster Living in My Refrigerator

August 28, 2013 | Environmental Health

So, you have found a fuzzy green monster growing on some food in your refrigerator.  It might be tempting to just lop off the fuzzy patches to try and save it for eating now or later. However, that is almost certainly not a good idea!  Why jeopardize your health on a moldy slice of bread […]

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Infant Sleep Safety

August 23, 2013 | Parenting & Prenatal

Bringing a baby home…what an exciting time for new parents! And if it’s your first child, along with the excitement comes a whole lot of questions about how to properly handle this tiny little creature. One of the main concerns that new parents have involves sleep. Not only are they lacking in the shut-eye department […]

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Cool Beverage Recipes for a Hot August Day

August 20, 2013 | General, Nutrition

You’ve just arrived home, and it’s so hot outside that the chickens are laying boiled eggs (not really, but…almost). The kids are irritable, and everyone is looking for a good way to cool off. Look no further! Our new website has pages dedicated to providing you and your family healthy, nutritious recipes, covering snacks, full meals, […]

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Top 5 Ways to Cool Off in the August Heat

August 16, 2013 | General, Recreation

August can be one of the hottest months in Gallatin County, with average daily temperatures in the high 80’s and often reaching the 90’s. Fortunately, there are many opportunities to beat the heat, with lakes, rivers, and local pools around the area. And don’t forget about that hose in your own backyard. Always remember to […]

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Gallatin WIC Farmer of the Week

August 14, 2013 | General

This summer, Gallatin County WIC will be hosting Farmer of the Week, a chance for the community to meet their local farmers and purchase fresh fruits and vegetables. Best of all, fruits and vegetables can be purchased with WIC fruit and vegetables vouchers. All farmers will be right outside of the Gallatin City-County Health Department […]

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Immunization Myth-Busters

August 2, 2013 | Immunizations

  The Top 10 Immunization Myths & Truths   Myth #1 The MMR vaccine, Thimerosal preservative, or mercury in vaccines can cause autism Truth: There is no scientific evidence that shows that Thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative in the influenza or other vaccines, or mercury itself, causes autism. The study by Andrew Wakenfield in 1998 that […]

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Back to School Vaccination Clinics & Upcoming Events

August 2, 2013 | Immunizations

Announcing 2014 Back-to-School Vaccination Clinics The Gallatin City-County Health Department will be holding the following special clinics throughout the summer to encourage parents to bring their children/adolescents in to get their needed immunizations prior to school schedule pickup. Please bring child’s shots record to appointment. Call 582-3100 to schedule an appointment. Schedule: June 2nd     3:30 […]

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