West Nile Virus: Tips for Prevention

Ahhh the Sun. Summertime is here again in Montana: the season of long days, swimming, BBQs, and outdoor fun of all kinds. But before charging off into the great outdoors, take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with West Nile Virus and what the CDC says you can do to prevent it. A few minutes […]

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Summertime Savings

July 28, 2016 | Uncategorized

Smith’s 7/27/16-8/2/16 Great Deals! (With card) Black Seedless Grapes .97/lb Whole Seedless Watermelon 4 lbs/$1 Orange Flesh Honeydew Melons .99/lb Brussel Sprouts $1.99/lb Organic Kale .98 Organic Collard or Mustard Greens $1.99 Green Cabbage .58/lb Plums or Pluots $1.99/lb Many Other Regular and Organic Produce Deals! Town & Country 7/28/16-8/3/16 Produce Power! Cantaloupe 3lb/$1 Fresh […]

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Social Wellness=Nurturing yourself and your relationships

July is Social Wellness Month Celebrate Social Wellness Month by nurturing your social relationships. Volunteer with a group. Call an out-of-state friend. Join a hiking or running club. Social wellness means nurturing yourself and your relationships. It means giving and receiving social support – ensuring that you have friends and other people, including family, to […]

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World Breastfeeding Week is Coming to Bozeman!

Every year during the first week of August, the global community celebrates breastfeeding families with World Breastfeeding Week and in Bozeman, Montana we celebrate too! World Breastfeeding Week was first observed in 1992 by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding to unify breastfeeding promotion internationally and celebrate the Innocenti Declaration. The Innocenti Declaration was enacted in […]

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Summer Grocery Specials

Smith’s 7/20/16-7/26/16 Great Deals! (With card) Organic Kale .98/bunch Organic Red or Gold Beets $1.99/bunch Whole Cantaloupe .29/lb Blueberries Pint 4/$5 Northwest Red Cherries $2.98/lb Orange Flesh Honeydew Melons .99/lb Gold Kiwi 1lb/$2.99 Whole Seedless Watermelon 3lbs./$1 Many Other Regular and Organic Produce Deals! Town & Country 7/21/16-7/27/16 Produce Power! MT Flathead Cherries $1.99/lb Green […]

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Dads Matter

All dads. Studies show having an involved father leads to better grades, lower teen pregnancy rates, lower drug use, lower crime rates and lower aggression.¹ Emotionally, it’s pretty simple; Kids love their parents. “Kids love their parents and will defend them to an irrational level,” says Patrick Duganz, Father Engagement Specialist at Gallatin City-County Health […]

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When Lightning Strikes

July 19, 2016 | Emergency Preparedness, Safety

By Emergency Preparedness When thunder roars, go indoors In Gallatin County, it’s that time of year when the hot, sun-filled afternoons are quickly overtaken by black rain clouds. Although it can be a relief to have some rain to help cool down these blazing hot days, oftentimes these summer storms come with thunder and lightning. […]

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Heading to the Petting Zoo? Read this First!

Illnesses Prevention Associated with Live Animals at Petting Zoos & Fairs The Gallatin County Fair is upon us, and that means rides, fair food, and petting zoo fun! Petting zoos allow children of all ages to have the thrilling experience of coming face-to-face with animals. This interaction allows people to learn more about animals and […]

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Flour recall- Check your pantry!

July 15, 2016 | Communicable Disease, Food, Health

General Mills has recalled 8 million pounds of flour and products containing the flour due to contamination with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli 0121. Affected brands are “Gold Medal,” “Wondra,” and “Signature” brand flours. For a complete list of products and LOT numbers: http://www.generalmills.com/flour   Check your pantry. If you have these products look at the […]

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Recreational Water Safety

Harmful algae blooms can occur in any standing body of water that is exposed to the sun. Some years, under certain conditions, the algal blooms may produce toxins which pose a health threat to animals and people. The algae responsible for algal blooms occur naturally and during spells of warm weather can multiply sufficiently to color […]

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