Public Health

Services Provided

The Public Health Division focuses on primary disease prevention and health promotion through education and community outreach, with the goal of protecting the health of the entire community.

  • Disease Prevention and Control: prevent and control the spread of communicable diseases, such as COVID-19, tuberculosis, and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), through monitoring, investigation and response
  • Immunizations: all ages across the lifespan
  • Environmental Health: monitor and respond to environmental hazards like lead poisoning and air pollution
  • Maternal and Child Health: home visits for at-risk or high-risk prenatal and postpartum women
  • Elder Health: through the Growing Older Staying Strong Project, provide elders with opportunities to come together to increase their physical activity in a safe and supportive environment
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response: prepare for and respond to natural disasters, outbreaks of disease, and other emergencies that may affect the health of the community
  • Health education and promotion: events and campaigns to promote healthy behaviors such as health fairs, tobacco prevention education for schools, healthy eating initiatives, and physical activity programs
  • Community Health Assessments and Community Health Improvement Plans
Locations & Hours
Elmo Health Center

33116 US Highway 93 North
Elmo, MT 59915
Mon – Fri: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Hot Springs Health Center

214 North Spring Street
Hot Springs, MT 59845
Mon – Fri: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Polson Health Center

#5 Fourth Ave. East

Polson, MT 59860
Mon–Fri: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Salish Kootenai College Health Center

35928 Joe McDonald Drive
Pablo, MT 59855
Mon–Thu: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Ronan Health Center

430 Mary McLeod Lane
Ronan, MT 59864
Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

St. Ignatius Health Center

35401 Mission Drive
St. Ignatius, MT 59865
Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Arlee Community Center

4086 Pow Wow Road
Arlee, MT 59821
Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM