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COVID-19 Vaccine

  • COVID 19 vaccines are safe and effective with the most common side effects being pain or swelling at the site of injection or flu-like symptoms.
  • Currently there are two different COVID-19 vaccines available. Both of the vaccines were developed using mRNA vaccine technology.
  • Help keep your community safe. Find out more about your local vaccination efforts today!

Health Equity Advancement for Diabetes in Montana

Winterize to Prevent Falls

Methamphetamine Use in Montana

  • Methamphetamine is a highly addictive stimulant that effects the central nervous system, causing harm throughout the body.
  • Approximately 1.6 million adults in the United States reported using methamphetamine in the past year.
  • In 2018, 4,204 stimulant-related hospitalizations and ED visits to Montana hospitals occurred, costing $39 million.

Multi-layer Cloth Masks Recommended to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

  • Recent studies demonstrate that a cloth mask can reduce wearers’ exposure to infectious droplets through filtration and mask mandates have an association with a healthier economy.
  • Multi-layers masks made with higher thread counts were shown to limit the forward spread of droplets and block up to 50-70% of fine droplets and particles. Some materials such as polypropylene and silk may enhance effectiveness.
  • Learn more about cloth mask use and how to protect yourself and your family.