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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Health Department

Childhood immunization protects individuals, communities

The approach of a new school year brings with it a hefty to-do list: school supplies must be purchased, new routines established – and children of some ages must be vaccinated. As back to school tasks go, immunization is seriously consequential for the health of children and their classmates. Just 1...

Health department seeks public perspectives on community health

News from the Lake County Health Department  The Lake County Health Department would like your help in completing a community health assessment survey. We want to know your perspective about the health and wellness of your community. The information you provide will contribute to prioritizing the h...

Dr. Emily Hall awarded Lake County Board of Health Award Dr. Emily Hall awarded Lake County Board of Health Award

POLSON — Lake County Board of Health has presented the 2018 Virginia Reber Public Health Award to Emily Hall, DO. Dr. Hall is a pediatrician at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson. This award honors a county resident or entity that has furthered public health principles in Lake County or the...

Parents as Teachers plan two March events at library

POLSON — The Lake County Health Department’s Parents as Teachers program will celebrate reading with two March Community Connections at the North Lake County Public Library, 2 First Ave. E. We will join Kendra at her Mother Goose Mondays on Monday, March 19, at 10 a.m. This program is designed fo...

Briefs for February 7, 2018

Join Brazelton Touchpoints parenting groups  News from Early Childhood Services POLSON — Brazelton Touchpoints Parenting Group meetings will take place on Feb. 20 and 27 and on March 6, 13 and 30. Meetings will take place at St. Joseph’s Grandview Clinic (1 Fourteenth Ave. W). Dinn...

New farmers market open in St. Ignatius New farmers market open in St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS – The Mission Falls Farmers Market is just getting started this year and it’s growing well, according to Market Master Rose Bear Don’t Walk.  She said the market started out with three vendors and a couple more vendors drop in each week on Fridays from 5-7 p.m. It&rsquo...

Tar Wars poster competition winners announced Tar Wars poster competition winners announced

News from the Lake County Health Department “Tar Wars” is a national tobacco-free education program from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) designed for fourth through sixth-grade students. The program consists of a one-hour presentation that is given by volunteer health care p...

Briefs for April 26, 2017

Public invited to participate in Red Nose Day fundraiser   News from Polson Walgreens POLSON – Red Nose Day is a charity started in the U.K. by famed movie director Richard Curtis to end childhood poverty. Comic Relief and the Red Nose Day Fund have raised over $1 billion since they w...

‘Wrapped in Hope’ project receives public health award ‘Wrapped in Hope’ project receives public health award

Hope has come a long way in a year. The program, which seeks to assist mothers and their babies from the impact of drug addiction, had its first client in May 2016. The medical professionals involved in the program and others took time to reflect last week during a luncheon at the Lake County Public He...

Infant, child CPR class offered

ST. IGNATIUS — Parents as Teachers (PAT) program of the Lake County Public Health Department is sponsoring an infant and child CPR class at The Nest on Friday, April 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. Ellen Kaphammer, RN, will teach CPR techniques and answer questions at this informal gathering. Space is limited,...


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