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Ronan Health Center completes phase one

News from Tribal Health RONAN — The new Ronan Health Center facility is opening after completion of phase one of development that includes the current footprint of 12,000 square feet at a cost of $6.8 million. Upon opening, the Ronan Health Center will provide medical services that focus on family...

Grief training brings support to the Flathead Valley Grief training brings support to the Flathead Valley

ST. IGNATIUS — Tribal Health recently invited nonprofit Tamarack Grief Resource to bring grief education and resources into the Flathead Valley. Tamarack, which has its primary office in Missoula with another location in Kalispell and a remote office in Browning, is the only year-round comprehensive...

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. ...

Monkeypox arrives in Lake County Monkeypox arrives in Lake County

LAKE COUNTY — Public health officials announced last week that a Lake County adult has a probable case of monkeypox – the third diagnosed in Montana. The first case was reported in early August in Flathead County, followed by a second in Gallatin County. As of last Friday, the Centers for Disease...

Tribal Health fair brings awareness to men’s health month Tribal Health fair brings awareness to men’s health month

PABLO — CSKT Tribal Health brought awareness to National Men’s Health Month through the first in-person Men’s Health and Family Safety Fair since the start of the pandemic.  Held outdoors at the Salish Kootenai College campus to prevent any Covid spread during a time of rising infec...

Joe Durglo named CSKT Tribal Health Director

News from the CSKT Public Affairs & Communications PABLO — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) announce Joe Durglo as Tribal Health Department Head.  Prior to being named the Department Head, Durglo was the Director of the CSKT Tribal Health Business Office. He brings a ...

Kids learn about healthy relationships, compete at Midnight Hoopz Kids learn about healthy relationships, compete at Midnight Hoopz

ARLEE — On Friday, June 17, kids and families gathered at the Arlee Pow Wow Pavilion for an annual Midnight Hoopz three-on-three co-ed basketball tournament.  A free event for kids that’s been held for over 10 years, no one is turned away for cost. “We’re trying to benefit as ...

Tribal Health welcomes new public health educator Tribal Health welcomes new public health educator

News from Tribal Health ST. IGNATIUS — Introducing Frances Gates, Tribal Health’s new public health educator: Credentials:  Bachelors of Science in Health Promotion and Education What are the primary duties of your new position? My primary duties include forming relationship...

Dr. Desiree Fox becomes behavioral health division director

News from CSKT Tribal Health ST. IGNATIUS — Tribal Health is pleased to announce that Salish Tribal Member, Dr. Desiree Fox, is now the Behavioral Health Division Director. In addition to leading the Behavioral Health division at Tribal Health, Dr. Fox is also maintaining her position as Superv...

DPHHS lists Lake County days/hours of at-home rapid test distribution

News from DPHHS Polson: Lake County Public Health, 802 Main Street Suite A, Tuesday 9–11 a.m. and Thursday 2–4 p.m. Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes  Arlee: Arlee Tribal Community Center, 34086 Pow Wow Rd., email:,  Days/Hours of At-Ho...

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