Health reporter at the Billings Gazette
The new program incorporates behavioral sciences with a digital therapeutic component that interacts with users via text messaging, making support services available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Montana has averaged 71.6 COVID-19 patients in hospitals over the last week, the highest seven-day average since May. The state sits at 48.9% fully vaccinated.
The organization works to educate the public and healthcare providers on the realities of living with dementia.
The funds made available by the American Rescue Plan total $990,580 and will go to 20 rural health clinics in the state.
The law is designed to make shopping for services possible for consumers, therefore driving competition between hospitals.
Montana added 417 new COVID-19 cases, 18 new deaths and 11 new hospitalizations over the last week.
Montana has added 374 new cases of COVID-19 over the past week, and six new deaths.