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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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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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

February 24, 2014 | General, Women's Health

Did you know that 50% of girls use unhealthy weight control behaviors, such as skipping meals, fasting, smoking, vomiting, and others? The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) points out many of the unsettling statistics that have to do with eating disorders, women’s bodies, and the media. In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, check […]

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A Look Back

January 7, 2014 | General

The start of a new year is a great time to look towards the future, but it’s also a good time to reflect on the year that has passed. How many New Year’s resolutions did you keep? What milestones did you meet? Here at the Gallatin City-County Health Department, we’re doing the same thing. Last […]

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Happy (and Safe) National Impaired Driving Prevention Month!

December 5, 2013 | General, Safety

It’s that holiday time of the year, which sometimes involves that holiday cheer…meaning alcohol. There are holiday parties, family get-togethers, and New Year’s Eve bashes to top things off. It’s probably for this reason that the President of the United States has declared that December is “National Impaired Driving Prevention Month.” That means that the […]

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Becoming a Tobacco Free Workplace

November 21, 2013 | General, Healthy Living, Heart Health

Follow the Trend: Why go tobacco free at the workplace? Happy Great American Smokeout Day! The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November each year by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. […]

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Thanksgiving Feast on a Budget

November 19, 2013 | Food, General, Kids & Families, Recipes, WIC

  Thanksgiving is the start of the holiday season, usually filled with family, friends, and good food! Whether you are creating a feast for just those in your household or for a crowd, there are ways to have a Thanksgiving feast on a reasonable budget. Here are some money-saving tips: • Turkey Talk: Did you […]

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Free Thanksgiving Meals in Gallatin Valley

Many organizations around the Gallatin Valley are excited to offer free meals to those in need of a hot Thanksgiving meal and some friendly company this November. Below is a list of where to find free Thanksgiving meals in Bozeman and Belgrade:   Gallatin Valley Food Bank The GVFB will provide families a box of […]

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