Tips for Unplugging the Kids

Having trouble prying your child’s face away from the screen? You’re not alone! With all of the latest and greatest technological toys, you might find it harder and harder to get your kids to power down their devices. What is Screen Time? Screen time is a term used for activities that are done in front […]

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It’s that Bat Time of Year!

By Environmental Health Services Bats & Rabies As we approach Halloween, it’s hard not to think about BATS! Although they can be difficult to spot, since they come out after dark, bats do thrive here in Gallatin County. But is there any need to worry about rabies? Actually, it’s a fact that most bats don’t […]

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Spring Cleaning? Get the Fomites!

By Environmental Health   Fomites: Here, There, and Everywhere Have you ever thought how germs spread around your home and within your community? The answer is through fomites. Fomites lurk among us as everyday objects. These non-living objects can harbor germs and serve in the transfer of bacteria, viruses, and other disease-causing microbes to yourself, […]

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Radon: A Hidden Hazard in the Home

January 9, 2014 | Environmental Health, Healthy Homes

By Environmental Health Services Because you can’t see radon and you can’t smell it, taste it, hear it, or feel it, the exposure to unhealthy radon gas levels could be a hidden hazard in your home, especially when it’s at elevated levels. In Montana, radon has been found throughout the state, and the regions with […]

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