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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...

Tribal Health offers Narcan

News from Tribal Health MONTANA — The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) in conjunction with local law enforcement have identified a sharp increase in both fatal and non-fatal overdoses from non-pharmaceutical fentanyl across the state in the last 10 days. From Jan. ...

WIC Shopper App available to help families 

News from DPHHS Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) officials are reminding Montanans the free Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Shopper App is available to help families with their grocery shopping. “We want to ensure that WIC recipients have what they need, and the app is ...

DPHHS: Take action to help prevent respiratory illnesses this winter

News from DPHHS MONTANA — Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) officials are reporting substantial influenza (flu) activity during the first three months of this current flu season, from September through December 2022, that has far exceeded the prior five-year averages. Since...

State employees donate over 2,500 pounds of food to the Montana Food Bank Network

News from the Office of the Governor HELENA — After wrapping up his 12 Days of Giving campaign earlier this month, Governor Greg Gianforte today announced state employees donated over 2,500 pounds of food to the Montana Food Bank Network (MFBN) in his second annual interagency food drive competiti...

Invest in our nursing facilities

As Montanans, we care for each other. Across the rural-urban divide, generational divide, and Brawl of the Wild divide. Of all our constituents across Montana, the most deserving are our elderly neighbors who are on Medicaid benefits. They have served Montana well, and at this final stage in their lives seek...


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