Free Latex Paint Event

Saturday June 29, 2014 Gallatin County Fairgrounds Parking Lot   BRING PAINT 9am – noon Donate usable latex paint Never frozen No mold when stirred, no persistent lumps or flakes Maximum 10 gallons No paint accepted after 12 noon   PICK UP FREE PAINT 9am until its gone or 4pm Coordinator: Jenny Martin Please leave […]

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National HIV Testing Day, June 27

June 25, 2014 | Communicable Disease

This year marks the 19th annual National HIV Testing Day, a time to promote one of our best tools for HIV prevention. Too many people don’t know they have HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). More than 1 million people are living with HIV in the United States, but 1 in 5 do not know they are […]

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Freshwater Safety

There’s nothing quite like spending a day on or around the water on a hot summer day. And around Gallatin County, we are lucky to have a number of water sources nearby. We have rivers that offer the excitement of whitewater, like sections of the Gallatin River, to flatwater stretches on the Madison River. We […]

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Men’s Health Week

June 9, 2014 | Healthy Living, Men's Health

Do men sometimes take better care of their cars than they do their bodies? “Men notice when their car doesn’t perform properly, but they don’t always listen when their body tells them it’s time to see a doctor,” says Dr. Salvatore Giorgianni, science advisor to the Men’s Health Network (MHN). “Men’s Health Month is a […]

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2014 Summer Immunization Clinics

Kids heading off to school next year? The Gallatin City-County Health Department will be holding the following special clinics throughout the summer to encourage parents to bring their children/adolescents to get their needed immunizations prior to school schedule pickup. Schedule: June 2nd     3:30 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. June 9th      3:30 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. June […]

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What is Environmental Public Health?

June 4, 2014 | Environmental Health

By Environmental Health Services For most people in Gallatin County, the word “environment” relates to the natural world: the mountains, forests, rivers, lakes, animals, and the air around us. To others, the environment brings the green movement to mind, or the motto “Reduce, reuse, recycle.” But the environment is really everything in the world surrounding […]

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