Category Archives: Health

Cascade County adds 59 COVID-19 cases today; active total now 337

Cascade County added 59 new COVID-19 cases on Sept. 22, according to the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services map. That’s the highest single day increase since Sept. 3, when the county added 58 cases. The county’s total is now 603 cases and of those, 337 are active. GFPS, CCHD will share COVID information as released by state;

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GFPS, CCHD will share COVID information as released by state; GFPS announces new case that requires cancellation of GFH volleyball for two weeks

Cascade County hit 500 total COVID-19 cases on Sept. 18. According to the state map, the county added 17 new cases Friday. The county has 242 current active cases, according to the state map. The Sept. 18 case details, according to CCHD, are: 3 males age 10-19 3 females in their 20s 3 males in their 20s 1 female in

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GFPS, CCHD won’t release COVID information by school; State to release cases by schools weekly

Cascade County has two new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the county’s total to 483 and of those, 225 are active. On Wednesday, the Cascade County City-County Health Department said there were 18 new cases, association with clusters, contact tracing and community spread. The previous day, there were 17 new cases. CCHD said Sept. 16 that there are now 16 active

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Great Falls ranks 10th among Montana cities for fit lifestyles

Great Falls has been ranked 10th on the Top Cities for Fit Lifestyles in Montana, ahead of Billings, Bozeman, Butte and Missoula. The list is from BarBend, a fitness and nutrition website, and made the rankings based on 11 weighted variables based on data collected by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Census Bureau and Country Health Rankings &

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GF High closed Monday and Tuesday for cleaning due to new COVID-19 cases

This story was updated at 7:25 p.m. to correct the numbers of cases associated with GPFS. The numbers initially given to The Electric this evening were incorrect. Great Falls Public Schools said Sept. 13 that late this afternoon, the GFPS administration, nursing staff and the Cascade County City-County Health Department identified additional positive COVID-19 cases at Great Falls High School.

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GFPS has two more COVID-19 cases; City has had three confirmed cases

Great Falls Public Schools said Sept. 8 that it had been notified by the Cascade County City-County Health Department that two more COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the district. One of those cases is at Paris Gibson Education Center and the other is at East Middle School, according to GFPS. “The GFPS nursing team and administrators worked with the

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Two COVID-19 cases confirmed at GF High

Great Falls Public Schools has been notified by the Cascade County Health Department of two confirmed COVID-19 cases at Great Falls High, according to a Sept. 5 release from GFPS. The GFPS nursing team and administrators are working with CCHD to complete contact tracing, according to GFPS. The classrooms and the building at Great Falls High are being sanitized over

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More COVID-19 cases confirmed in county jail; judge has concerns over COVID in jail; Sheriff details some precautions

More than 100 COVID-19 cases are now associated with the Cascade County Adult Detention Center. Sheriff Jesse Slaughter said Sept. 4 that there 81 current cases among inmates and 32 inmates who have recovered. There are eight detention officers who tested positive and are recovering at home, Slaughter said. No one is in the hospital at this time, he said.

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Cascade County adds 58 cases, total is now 355 with 165 active cases

Cascade County has 58 new positive COVID-19 cases today, Sept. 3, according to the Montana Department of Health and Human Services. That brings the county’s total to 355 with 165 active cases as of Sept. 3, according to the state map. The Cascade County City-County Health Department said the new cases were associated with the jail cluster, contact tracing and

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