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Wood Stoves: Tips to Stay Safe and Healthy this Winter

Practicing Food Safety this Holiday Season

Hunting: Game Meat Storage and Preparation

  • Keep game meat refrigerated or frozen when in storage to a maximum of 41 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Cook meat to a minimum of 165 degrees Fahrenheit to kill harmful bacteria.
  • Separate cooked meat from raw meat when in storage to prevent cross-contamination from harmful bacteria.

Additionally, chronic wasting disease (CWD) has never transferred to humans.  It is out of an abundance of caution, that the CDC and Montana DPHHS do not recommend consuming meat from an animal that has tested positive for CWD. For more information see

Diabetes Awareness Month

Binge Drinking and Opioid Misuse

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day - October 26, 2019