Contact Information

If you are reporting an illness, outbreak, or event of interest,

contact your local health department: 

Local health department contact information


For COVID-19 Vaccination inquiries, please contact the Immunization Section:


Immunization Section Website

For Medicaid concerns, contact one of the following programs:

Medicaid Member Services Medicaid/HMK Plus Member Helpline: 1-800-362-8312 M-F 8am-5pm
Montana Public Assistance Helpline: 1-888-706-1535

If you are unable to reach your local public health department, the DPHHS
Communicable Disease EPIDEMIOLOGY Program is available to assist Monday–Friday 8am-5pm MT.

(406) 444-0273
Communicable Disease EPIDEMIOLOGY email

For emergencies after business hours or on weekends, please call (406) 444-0273 and you will be forwarded to the on-call staff person.

Contact Us – Staff Listing

Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services
Communicable Disease/TB Program
Cogswell Building Room C-216
PO Box 202951
1400 Broadway
Helena, Montana 59620 - 2951

Phone: (406) 444-0273
Email: Communicable Disease EPIDEMIOLOGY email

Magdalena Scott, MPH
Section Supervisor

Stacey Anderson, MPH
Lead Epidemiologist/Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Jennifer Miller, RN, CPH

Rachel Hinnenkamp, MPH
Enteric/Outbreak Epidemiologist

Helen McCaffrey, MPH
HIV/HCV Epidemiologist

Erika Baldry, MPH
HAI/AR/Vector-borne Epidemiologist

Ryan Weight, MPH
Tuberculosis Program Coordinator

Samantha Saycich, MPH
Surveillance Systems Epidemiologist

M'liss Weisner, MS
Syndromic Surveillance Epidemiologist

Lydia Bloom
Administrative Support

Communicable Disease Epidemiology

Staff Listing

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (HIV/STD)

 Antimicrobial Resistance


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The DPHHS CDEpi Section mission is to create, maintain, support, and strengthen routine surveillance and detection systems and epidemiological investigation processes, as well as to expand these systems and processes in response to incidents of public health significance.