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New walk-in hours for Tribal Health announced

News from CSKT Tribal Health

ST. IGNATIUS —  New walk-in clinic hours for acute medical needs for eligible Tribal Health recipients have been announced. 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, UTI, and STD screenings.

Beginning on Sept. 4, new walk-in clinic hours for the Salish Kootenai College Health Center include: Monday and Wednesday:  9 a.m.-7 p.m.

For the Polson and St. Ignatius Health Centers hours include: Monday - Friday, 7:30- 9:00 a.m.

For the Arlee Health Center include: 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


SAFE Harbor auction items sent 

News from SAFE Harbor

RONAN — Each year, SAFE Harbor has its Art Auction and Celebration, when community partners from across the region share their creations, talents and services to help raise awareness and financial support. At the gala both a live and silent auction take place with original artwork, jewelry, quilts, pottery, carving, sculptures and photography. Special baskets are also auctioned that include lodging, movie passes, theater tickets, concert tickets, travel, dishware, dinner coupons, service vouchers and a variety of other goods. If you or someone you know has something to share please contact us at 406-676-0800. The event is scheduled for Oct. 13, in Ronan. The staff, the board of directors and the clients of SAFE Harbor truly appreciate all your help in making this annual event a continued success. SAFE Harbor, serving Northwest Montana, provides shelter, safety, nurturing, advocacy, financial support and healing to the survivors of domestic violence and others in need. It operates the only domestic violence shelter between Missoula and Kalispell. Thank you for your assistance and support.


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