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Anna Whiting Sorrell

Gazette opinion: Montana succeeds in covering needy kids

Gazette opinion: Montana succeeds in covering needy kids

To fully appreciate what Healthy Montana Kids has accomplished, remember the way things used to be:

July 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
IHS director resigns, citing 'great' challenges within the federal agency

IHS director resigns, citing 'great' challenges within the federal agency

Less than 18 months after being named director of the Billings Area Indian Health Service, a frustrated and emotional Anna Whiting-Sorrell has resigned, saying the challenges the federal agency faces are “great.”

May 02, 2014 12:15 amLoading…
State officials on tour to promote, demystify health insurance exchange

State officials on tour to promote, demystify health insurance exchange

The only time a hotel clerk has had to tell Anna Whiting Sorrell to keep it down was the night that the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly approved the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, on Nov. 7, 2009.

February 04, 2014 9:49 pmLoading…
Whiting Sorrell sees opportunities, challenges in new post

Whiting Sorrell sees opportunities, challenges in new post

For Anna Whiting Sorrell, taking over as director of the Billings Area Indian Health Service is completing a triangle of sorts.

February 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Anna Whiting Sorrell

Anna Whiting Sorrell

Anna Whiting Sorrell has resigned her position as director of the Billings Area Indian Health Service.

February 07, 2013 2:32 pmLoading…
Anna Whiting Sorrell tapped for IHS post

Anna Whiting Sorrell tapped for IHS post

Anna Whiting Sorrell has been named director of the Billings Area Indian Health Service.

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Gazette opinion: 60-year Montana tradition: Give Gifts With A Lift

Mental health care has changed tremendously over six decades, particularly in the past 10. One thing that hasn’t changed at Montana State Hospital is a tradition of sharing the spirit of Christmas with patients.

December 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Executive branch must share information

When Yellowstone County legislators gathered Monday to get information from constituents, they heard a plea for more information from state government.

November 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

New aid office opens Thursday in Lame Deer

A grand re-opening will take place Thursday for the County Office of Public Assistance in Lame Deer.

August 29, 2012 2:40 pmLoading…

Montana ranks 50th in immunization coverage

Montana made no progress in improving its overall health in 2011, according to a national survey.

August 17, 2012 9:45 pmLoading…
Gazette opinion: New team seeks justice for sexually abused children

Gazette opinion: New team seeks justice for sexually abused children

Child sexual abuse cases are among the most difficult crimes to prosecute.

July 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Montana makes gains, but ranks 28th in Kids Count study

Montana makes gains, but ranks 28th in Kids Count study

HELENA — Montana ranked 28th best nationally in some key indicators of children’s well-being, but once again trailed its four neighboring states, the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2012 Kids Count Data Book showed Tuesday.

July 25, 2012 12:05 am Related Loading…
State health insurance program for kids quietly succeeds

State health insurance program for kids quietly succeeds

HELENA — As the debate rages over national health care reform, a Montana program has slowly and quietly marched toward its own goal: Extending health coverage to thousands of kids without it.

July 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Public health lawyer sues over dismissal

HELENA - A former attorney with the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services is suing that agency, charging that she was illegally fired — in part, she suggests, for protesting that other DPHHS employees were smoking in front of the agency’s building.

June 28, 2012 2:27 pmLoading…

State health department seeks help in updating centenarian list

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services needs help updating its list of Montanan’s who will turn 100 and older by the end of 2012.

March 19, 2012 2:45 pmLoading…
Anna Whiting Sorrell

Anna Whiting Sorrell

Whiting Sorrell

December 28, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Montana ranks as 25th healthiest state in nation for second year

Montana ranks as 25th healthiest state in nation for second year

As a state, Montana is as healthy as it was a year ago, but residents still aren’t as fit as they were two decades ago, according to America’s Health Rankings, an annual report that has measured the overall healthiness of Americans for 22 years.

December 13, 2011 6:15 pmLoading…
State officials: Education initiative expanding to include health services

State officials: Education initiative expanding to include health services

LAME DEER — Helping students access the services they need for success takes a partnership that goes beyond school boundaries.

December 07, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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Child, family services under scrutiny after Great Falls child's death

UPDATE -- 12:15 P.M.: GREAT FALLS -- The state health department is considering changes in the Child and Family Services Division after accusations surfaced that social workers did not act on reports from family members that a 2-year-old Great Falls girl was being abused, director Anna Whiti…

November 15, 2011 10:20 amLoading…
Change in season triggers need for influenza vaccination

Change in season triggers need for influenza vaccination

Cooler weather is driving people indoors, making it much easier to pass around germs. To that end, Yellowstone County and state health officials are encouraging residents to get their influenza vaccinations -- now.

October 18, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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