One of the main goals of Missoula City-County Health Department programs and services is to support healthy people and families. Click on these links to find more information about our programs:
- Buckle Up Missoula County:
Coalition to reduce deaths and injuries from traffic crashes through use of seat belts and child safety seats.
- Cancer Control:
Supporting prevention and early detection.
- Diabetes Prevention:
The Be Your Best program helps people develop lifestyle habits to decrease their risk of diabetes, heart disease and other conditions.
- DUI Task Force:
County-wide effort to reduce alcohol-related traffic crashes.
- Eat Smart:
Decreasing obesity and promoting the health of Missoula County residents through education, partnerships and policy and environmental changes.
- Emergency Preparedness:
Tips and tools for individuals and households to prepare for emergency situations.
- Let's Move! Missoula:
The local branch of the national initiative to reduce childhood obesity through promoting physical activity and good nutrition in the places kids live, play and go to school.
- Missoula Forum for Children and Youth:
The Missoula Forum for Children and Youth is a program that works to prevent underage substance abuse in Missoula through the coordination of coalitions that organize and implement community-wide projects to provide early childhood support, promote positive healthy choices for young people, and carry out environmental strategies to prevent underage substance abuse.
- Missoula Invest Health:
Missoula is proud to have been chosen to participate in the national Invest Health project sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundations and Reinvestment Fund.
- Suicide Prevention:
Community collaboration to reduce Missoula County's suicide rate and link people to services.
- Tobacco Free Missoula County:
Tobacco use prevention and links to the Montana Quit Line.
The Women, Infants and Children nutrition program provides healthy foods, information and local referrals for health and social services.
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