Help Eliminate the Stigma Attached to Mental Health Services

Mental health is not something that affects some people; it affects all people. We all have a brain and emotions, which means we all have varying mental health needs and those needs change as we move through life. For those in crisis, or those who know someone is crisis, there is help. Trained crisis counselors […]

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Meet Gallatin City-County Health Department’s Public Health Nurse, Daniela Lopez-Morales de Hauck

March 14, 2018 | Community Resources, Happenings

In celebration of Women’s History Month, meet some of the amazing women working hard to ensure the health and welfare of our community. How long have you been in this field? I have worked at the health department for 3 years mainly in the immunization/communicable diseases program. I mainly work with the immunizations part of this […]

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Fresh, Clean Winter Air

Just as wildfires pollute the air in summer, wood stoves have a huge effect on air quality and health during the winter months. Wood smoke contains a complex mixture of gases and microscopic particles which can get into your eyes and respiratory system causing health problems such as burning eyes, runny nose and illnesses like […]

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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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Great Grocery Deals!

Town & Country Foods [Prices valid Thursday, September 28 – Wednesday, October 4] Bartlett Pears – $.79/lb Gala Apples – $.79/lb Winter Squash – 2 lbs for $1 Yellow Onions – 4 lbs for $1 Western Family Frozen Vegetables, 16oz – $.69 each Check out more deals at: http://tncfoods.com/weekly-ad/   Smith’s [Prices valid Wednesday, September […]

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The Big Latch On!

Every year, women and their families participate in The Big Latch On; a designated day and time where women gather to breastfeed, raise awareness, and offer peer support. On the same day, all around the world, mothers will be latching their babies/toddlers/children to breastfeed at the same time to recognize the value of breastfeeding. Gallatin […]

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Beat the Heat! Tips for Breastfeeding in the Summer.

Summer is in full swing and that means festivals, barbeques and lots of time soaking up the sun! Breastfeeding should not get in the way of having fun, but there are a few things to keep in mind when the temperature rises. Stay hydrated! This is the most important thing to remember. Keep a water […]

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WIC at Farmers Markets

Good weather and the arrival of the summer season is a great time to get outside to enjoy activities such as playing, eating, and relaxing. This is also an opportunity to attend community events like farmers markets. Did you know that you could use your WIC benefits with participating farms at local farmers markets? This […]

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Restaurant Inspection Report, January-March, 2017

  By Environmental Health Services (EHS) Have you checked out your favorite Gallatin County Restaurants lately? Although Gallatin County restaurant inspection reports are updated online regularly, here’s a comprehensive list of all establishment’s that have been inspected over the past few months. The State of Montana requires that food establishments be inspected a minimum of […]

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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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