GREAT FALLS- In the last month, vets have seen at least a dozen cases of a relatively new dog virus that's surfaced over the last seven years.
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Health officials are urging parents to vaccinate young children against the measles ahead of the busy holiday travel season.
BOZEMAN - Health officials confirm that one case of mumps is diagnosed in a local student, and others may be infected.
MISSOULA - Health officials have confirmed that a child from Missoula County died of complications from influenza. It's the first fatal flu case in the state for the 2018-2019 season.
NEW YORK (AP) - A small but growing proportion of the youngest children in the U.S. have not been vaccinated against any disease, worrying health officials. An estimated 100,000 young children have not had a vaccination against any of the 14 diseases for which shots are recommended, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released Thursday.
KALISPELL - Health officials warn that they're seeing a spike in whooping cough, or pertusses. Flathead City-County Health Department urges families to take note of their symptoms, seek medical care when necessary and immunize children against pertussis.
GREAT FALLS- Believe it or not, we have less than a month before kids head back to school. You may have checked off items on their school supply list, but what about their mandatory vaccines and checkups. "We look at vaccines like D-Tap, Polio, Haemophilus influenzae," said Bowen Trystianson, a Public Health Nurse for the City-County Health Department. Those are just some of the vaccines that the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services mandates ...
Missoula County officials say flooding evacuees can temporarily return home as of Monday. Residents are allowed to return to their properties without checking in and out at road blocks, but are cautioned to not reinhabit their homes until the flooding emergency is over.