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New Tribal Health walk-in hours announced for acute need 

News from CSKT Tribal Health

ST. IGNATIUS — Tribal Health announces new walk-in hours for the Polson, St. Ignatius and Arlee Health Centers.  

Walk-in clinics are for acute medical needs for eligible Tribal Health recipients. Acute medical conditions are severe and sudden in onset. This could describe anything from a broken bone to an asthma attack. Examples of acute medical conditions include: upper respiratory infections, pneumonia, croup, bronchitis/bronchiolitis, asthma attack, sinusitis, fever, sore throat,otitis/ear pain, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, rash (such as contact dermatitis, scabies, skin infections), trauma (such as animal bite wounds, cuts, burns), joint/limb problems (such as dislocations), migraines, UTIs, STD screenings.

Beginning on Sept. 4, new walk-in clinic hours for: 

—  Salish Kootenai College Health Center include: Monday and Wednesday: 9 a.m.– 7 p.m.

—  Polson and St. Ignatius Centers: Monday - Friday, 7:30–9 a.m.

 —  Arlee Center: Monday-Thursday, 7:30–9 a.m.

 For more information, or to make an appointment at any of the Tribal Health Centers, please call 406-745-3525.  Visit our website at:


Workout, win prizes at Ronan Tribal Fitness Center 

RONAN — Every time you workout at the new Ronan Tribal Fitness Center, 122 Main Street SE, during the month of September you can win a prize. Each time you sign-in, you choose the prize that you hope to win and your name is entered into a raffle. 

Drawings for the three different prizes will take place on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. Prizes include: a Fitbit Charge2, an insulated Thermos and a handmade soap and embroidered towel package. 

The Ronan Fitness Center has brand new equipment, including cable machines, free weights, cardio machines (bikes, ellipticals and treadmills), and a smith machine (a specialized squat rack with rails). 

You can also schedule time to work with a personal trainer to specialize a health program just for your needs. 

Hours are 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays thru Fridays and from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 

For more information, call the Ronan Fitness Center directly at 406-676-0138.


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