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Lake County finds first COVID-19 case

By Karen Peterson / Valley Journal   LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Public Health Department reported that one person was quarantined for COVID-19 in the county on Thursday, March 26. The department received the call at 9:10 p.m. from the Department of Public Health and Human Services lab. ...

Circle of Security' parenting class starts Oct. 19

News from Lake County Public Health and Sunburst ST. IGNATIUS — “Circle of Security,” an eight-week parenting class, will be offered beginning Friday, Oct. 19, at the Sunburst Community Service Foundation’s office in St. Ignatius, at 109 First Ave. The class will be held from 10:...

Briefs for Sept. 19, 2018

POLSON — The Lake County Public Health Department will be offering flu shots to the public at the following locations: —  Friday, Sept. 21 – Polson Farmers’ Market – 9 a.m.–1 p.m. —  Friday, Sept. 21 – Ronan Cenex – 2–6 p.m. &mdas...

Safety Days Safety Days

POLSON – Motor vehicle injuries are a leading cause of death among children 12 years and younger, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In fact, the NHTSA finds that half of all child safety seats are not properly fitted to the child or installed correctly in a vehicle. ...

Man accused of assaulting child enters Alford plea Man accused of  assaulting child  enters Alford plea

POLSON – A 32-year-old Polson man accused of exposing two small children, ages 11 months and 5 years, to methamphetamine and assaulting the 11-month-old, entered a plea agreement with Lake County prosecutors that could result in no more jail other than time served, about two weeks. Joseph Matthew Fa...

Confidential support for moms

Wrapped in Hope is working to help moms who are drug and alcohol dependent during pregnancy. The program provides prenatal care with licensed addiction counselors at both Providence St. Joseph and St. Luke Hospitals. Patients can benefit from services including transportation, childcare, cell phones, and bab...

Trauma, breastfeeding to be discussed

PABLO — The Breastfeeding Coalition of the Mission Valley is pleased to announce that Camie Goldhammer, founder and chair of the Native American Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington, will give a public lecture on the effects of historical and complex traumas on American Indian/Alaska Native families, ...

Toxic stress documented in ‘Paper Tigers’ film, showing locally

News from Lake County Public Health Hopefully you have heard of the Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACE Study. Even better, you understand the implications of this landmark study, and have a new and better understanding of how toxic stress can affect young children, often compromising health outcomes th...

Nominees sought for health award

LAKE COUNTY — The Lake County Board of Health is now accepting nominations for the seventh annual Virginia Reber Public Health Award. This award honors a county resident or entity that has furthered public health principles in Lake County and the Flathead Reservation. Some suggested public health areas...


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