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Montana Health Alert Network

Montana Health Alert Network (HAN)

Montana Health Alert Network

HAN Messages

Montana's Health Alert Network (HAN) promotes the sustainable development of modern Internet-based data communications capacities in a manner that will support the emerging PHIN (Public Health Information Network) architecture. These capacities include Internet and e-mail access for Local County Health Departments and Tribal Health Agencies. Computer UserBuilding an Internet-based tele-communications infrastructure to advance the rapid dissemination of information between the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) and Local County Health Departments, Indian Health Services and Tribal Health Agencies. Thus improving disease surveillance, and supporting Public Health Worker training in association with Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) and the public health workforce development efforts associated with the Public Health Improvement Task Force.

HAN Guidance for 2016-2017

Grant Guidance documents for Local County and Tribal health jurisdiction's HAN activities will be posted in the SharePoint HAN Library. All future HAN guidance will be available in SharePoint.

Please submit any comments to:

Gerry Wheat - DPHHS HAN Coordinator
Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Phone: 406-444-6736