Public Health and Safety
Vision: Healthy people in healthy communities.
Mission: Improve and protect the health of Montanans by creating conditions for healthy living.
Wildfire Smoke Communication
Wildfire Smoke and your Health: DPHHS Recommendations
Public Health Wildfire Communication Toolkit
- Evidence-based decision making: Use scientific evidence to select and implement programs that address documented health issues.
- Collaboration: Engage in collaborations to build public trust and Division effectiveness.
- Equal access: Ensure conditions of health are accessible to all.
- Individual rights: Achieve community health in a way that respects the rights and confidentiality of individuals.
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