Department Of Public Health And Human Services
Flu season is settling in across Montana, just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, travel and family gatherings.
GREAT FALLS — State health officials have confirmed a second case of a virus that causes respiratory illness in children.
HELENA — State officials Tuesday said they’re notifying 1.3 million people whose personal data were in a state Department of Public Health and Human Service computer hacked by unknown assailants a year ago.
HELENA — State officials say hackers accessed a Montana health department computer server through third-party software that needed a security patch.
A Billings judge has sentenced an elderly man with mental health problems to state custody for setting a fire in an apartment last July.
A public meeting focusing on the needs of people with disabilities is set for Friday, March 28 from 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. via videoconference in nine Montana cities.
HELENA — Officials with the state and Xerox Corp. agreed Friday to take a step back and re-evaluate how best to complete the stalled $70 million redo of a claims-processing system for Medicaid.
Nearly 400 Yellowstone County children were removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect during the year ending June 30. The number of Yellowstone County children in foster care this spring — 243 children, including 168 under age 6 — was 59 percent more than a year earlier.
MISSOULA — Five Montanans will be honored Monday at the state Capitol in Helena as part of a World AIDS Day event sponsored by the Department of Public Health and Human Services.
If Yellowstone County residents were admitted to Montana State Hospital at the same rate as the rest of the state, the psychiatric hospital would have seen dozens more patients last year.
Standing in the main reception room at the Community Crisis Center, members of Gov. Steve Bullock's staff watched and listened.
The wheels of government are grinding again — slowly.
With the continued rise of whooping cough locally and around the state, public health officials have a simple message for kids and adults: Get immunized.
So far this year, the Community Crisis Center, 704 N. 30th St., has served more than 600 clients a month. Open 24/7, the nonprofit center welcomes adults from all over Montana who suffer from mental illnesses and chemical addictions. Young, old, most homeless, many veterans. The center’s sma…
HELENA — More than 130,000 Montanans will see reductions in food assistance Nov. 1 when a temporary increase to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program ends, the
HELENA — Nonprofit groups that serve thousands of mentally disabled Montanans will get their full 4 percent increase in state payments starting in July, without any strings attached, the Bullock administration has agreed.
HELENA — With Monday’s deadline fast-approaching, it remains unclear whether legislators will succeed in overriding any of Gov. Steve Bullock’s vetoes.
If Congress was functioning properly, there would be no need to pass a farm bill this year. This major agriculture and nutrition policy legislation should have been updated and reauthorized for five years in 2012. But it wasn’t.
HELENA — The state health department said an unusually high number of whooping-cough cases continue to be reported in Montana.
HELENA – Nonprofit firms that care for thousands of mentally disabled Montanans urged the Bullock administration Wednesday to honor a 4 percent annual increase in their payment rates, as approved by the 2013 Legislature.
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