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Public health officials remind Montanans: Rabies remains a threat

News from DPHHS MONTANA — State and local public health officials are reminding Montanans to be aware of the risk for exposure to rabies as summer approaches. The risk for potential encounters between humans and wild animals increases during spring and summer because of the time spent hiking and e...

Tester secures nearly $25M for infrastructure upgrades in downtown Missoula

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Jon Tester today secured $24.5 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to make infrastructure upgrades that will support economic development and improve access to downtown Missoula. The funding will come from ...

Governor, DPHHS announce $24M to support families, children

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Together with Director of the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) Charlie Brereton, Governor Greg Gianforte announced on June 22 a $24 million investment in the state’s early childhood system. “Promoting the heal...

Montana Centenarians to be honored in October

News from DPHHS MONTANA — The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) will honor Montana centenarians during the 54th annual Governor’s Conference on Aging on October 3, 2023.    The annual conference will take place at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Great Falls....

Officials to raise awareness about elder abuse

News from DPHHS HELENA — Several state officials, banking representatives, and a victim of elder exploitation are speaking out to raise awareness about elder abuse and financial exploitation on Thursday, June 15, at 5:15 p.m. as part of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The event will feature fo...

Governor advances pro-family agenda Governor advances pro-family agenda

News from the office of Governor Gianforte     HELENA — To support Montana families and help reduce the number of children in foster care, Governor Greg Gianforte signed a bill on May 16 into law to establish an adoption tax credit in Montana. “It’s not enough just to stan...

Health officials urge caution around sick animals Health officials urge caution around sick animals

News from DPHHS MONTANA — State health officials are asking the public to be cautious and take steps to prevent exposure to highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) this spring by avoiding contact with sick or deceased poultry or wild birds. “Despite detecting HPAI in birds and mammals, t...

Montana Child Care Business Connect announces selections for Community Capacity Building Cohort launch

News from MCCBC MONTANA — Montana Child Care Business Connect (MCCBC), a program of Zero to Five Montana, has selected communities from a pool of applicants to move forward with the Community Capacity Building Cohort. The goal of this program is to engage communities in identifying solutions to in...

WIC Farm Direct Program encourages farmers to sign up

News from DPHHS MONTANA — “This is an excellent opportunity for farmers to get additional sales on their locally grown fruits and vegetables,” said Lacy Little, director of the Montana Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program that oversees Farm Direct. “It also helps WIC partic...

DPHHS requests nominations for EMS Awards

News from DPHHS MONTANA — The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) is asking Montanans to submit nominations for the annual Emergency Medical Services (EMS) awards ceremony to be held Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at the Capitol Rotunda in Helena.  The event, held during Emerg...


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