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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Health Department

Community asked to continue cautionary behavior to prevent COVID-19 spread

LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County COVID-19 Health Task Force would like to thank the residents of Lake County for your continued support. Our heartfelt thanks from the task force, which includes Lake County Public Health; Polson Health and Rehabilitation; Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Health; Kal...

Lake County prepares for COVID-19

LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Health Department’s Health Service Director Emily Colomeda said Lake County residents should take precautions to prevent COVID-19 from spreading.  “This whole situation is changing every second it seems,” Colomeda said. “People should be usi...

Bat tests positive for rabies in Glacier National Park

News from Glacier National Park  MONTANA – Glacier County Health Department confirmed that a bat that scratched a park resident in the St. Mary area was rabid.  According to a press release, on Aug. 23, the person is currently undergoing a series of rabies vaccinations. This was the f...

Tar Wars poster winners announced Tar Wars poster winners announced

News from Lake County Public Health Tobacco Prevention & Education Program         LAKE COUNTY – Tar Wars is a national tobacco-free education program from the American Academy of Family Physicians, designed for fourth through sixth-grade students. The program consists of a o...

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...


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