Top 10 Ways to Promote Healthy Eating

March 24, 2014 | Food, Nutrition, Parenting & Prenatal, WIC

By Gallatin County WIC March just happens to be National Nutrition Month! In honor of that, along with WIC’s 40th Birthday, we bring you… The Top 10 ways to get kids involved in healthy eating! 1. Mean Green Cleaning Machine: Let kids wash fruits and vegetables while preparing them 2. Pick a Peck: While shopping, […]

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Free Local Help for Enrolling in Health Insurance Marketplace

March 20, 2014 | General, Health Insurance

Last day to buy health insurance this year is March 31 As the March 31st deadline to sign up for health insurance nears, help is available for families and individuals in Gallatin County who want to enroll in a plan through the new insurance Marketplace. The Montana Primary Care Association, Community Health Partners, Gallatin City-County […]

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The Spring Thaw: Flooding in Gallatin County

The spring thaw has begun in Southwestern Montana. With our recent accumulation of snow and cold weather we are beginning to see water courses swell as spring nears. Flood waters can contain bacteria, fecal material, viruses, and other organisms that may cause disease. Below are basic tips for you and your family for how to […]

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Do you Have Health Insurance? Open Enrollment is Closing Soon!

Do you have a health insurance plan in place for 2014? Health insurance is now required under the government’s new Affordable Care Act. Open enrollment through the government’s Health Insurance Marketplace closes on March 31, 2014. So if you haven’t enrolled for 2014 yet, now’s the time! This new Health Insurance Marketplace is online at […]

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!

By the Gallatin City-County Health Department’s Cancer Screening Program   Are You Up to Date?  Each year, 500 Montanans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer. As we step into spring, a time of renewal, it’s important to also renew our knowledge of colorectal cancer. Most people affected by this cancer are above 50 years in age. […]

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News Flash: STD Had Awesome Time on Spring Break

By The Gallatin City-County Health Department’s Communicable Disease Program PANAMA CITY, FL—Following a week long vacation in Florida, local sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea announced it had an awesome time during this year’s spring break. “Oh man, PCB was the best—I was at a new party practically every night and met a ton of cool people,” […]

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