Category Archives: Health

County’s COVID case rate holds steady, More variant cases confirmed

Cascade County added 65 new cases over the last week, as of the June 16 weekly update from the City-County Health Department. The county has 85 active cases as of June 17, the second highest in the state after Yellowstone County. The county added 16 cases on June 17, bringing the cumulative total to 9,416. Cascade County’s case rate continuing

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Cascade County’s case rate continuing the drop, active cases down; vaccine clinic Friday and Saturday

Cascade County’s COVID-19 case rate has dropped again this week to 11 per 100,000. That’s down from last week’s rate of 14 per 100,000 and the previous week’s rate of 17 per 100,000. The weekly case rate is calculated every Wednesday and is the average of daily new cases per 100,000 people in the county. Case rate dropping, county still

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Abatement work starting at Rocky Mountain Building

Alluvion Health has contracted Sletten Construction for preconstruction services for the renovation at the Rocky Mountain Building, 601 Central Ave. The project is multi-phased, with pre-construction services beginning immediately, then transitioning to a combined hazardous materials and structural repair project. Business Bites: Bright Eyes Cafe for sale; Precision Pilates and Yoga moving; Alluvion adds office space, plans Rocky Mountain Building

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Case rate dropping, county still leads state in active cases

Cascade County continues to lead the state in active cases, but this week’s case rate is down. Over the last week, the county added 82 new cases and there are currently 179 active cases, according to the weekly update from the Cascade County City-County Health Department. The county’s total cumulative cases since March 2020 is 9,271. That puts the case

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Business Bites: ArtsFest needs sponsors; Craft Beer Week needs volunteers; LifeStyle Building grand opening; Rise Athletics places at world championships; free Voyagers tickets for healthcare workers; Pickwick’s and 360 Office Solutions merge; Ballantyne joins Spark Architecture; urgent care clinic coming to 609 10th Avenue South

ArtsFest Montana ArtsFest Montana is coming back this summer with more murals planned in the downtown area. Going into the event’s third year, the Business Improvement District is looking for sponsors to help fund more murals. The event is organized by the Business Improvement District and began in 2019 with four new murals and the creation of the Electric City

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Cascade County continues to lead state in active cases; case rate dropping

Cascade County added 94 new cases over the last week and currently has 162 active cases, again the highest number of active cases in the state. The Cascade County City-County Health Department released its weekly update on March 26 and the new case rate is 17 per 100,000, down from last week’s 22 per 100,000. The positivity rate as of

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COVID vaccination clinic May 21-22; Cascade County leads state in active cases

The Cascade County City-County Health Department is partnering with Alluvion Health to host a walk-in COVID vaccination clinic May 21-22 for people 12 and older. The clinic will offer the Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson vaccines.  Pfizer will be offered to everyone 12 and older.  Johnson and Johnson will be offered to anyone 18 and older. The clinic is May

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Malmstrom lowers COVID health response level

Malmstrom Air Force Base has lowered its health protection condition to alpha on May 6 as the local COVID levels have decreased. HPCON Alpha “indicates a limited health threat and risk for installation personnel,” according to a Malmstrom release. All service members, employees and family members should maintain health protection measures including, but not limited to, routinely cleaning and disinfecting

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County COVID-19 rate up slightly; several variants, breakthrough cases identified

The COVID-19 case rate in Cascade County has risen to 20.5 per 100,000 for the last week. Trisha Gardner, county health officer, told the Cascade County City-County Board of Health about the increase during their May 5 meeting. For now, there are no changes in COVID related restrictions, but health officials are continuing to monitor the situation. The county’s case

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