The mission of the Butte-Silver Bow Health Department is to protect and improve the health of Butte-Silver Bow residents. Our vision is for Butte-Silver Bow to be Montana’s healthiest county.
Our Core Values
Respect, Quality, Service, Stewardship, Vision, Integrity, Leadership, Innovation, and Science
Health DepartmentPhysical Address
25 W. Front St.
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: (406) 497-5020Fax: (406) 497-5095
Health Department Programs
Communicable Disease ProgramThe goal of the program is to prevent the spread of communicable diseases (e.g., hepatitis A, bacterial meningitis, flu, COVID-19) in the community.
Community HealthCommunity Health provides a wide range a services including: Child Passenger Safety, Chronic Disease Prevention, HIV Services, Immunizations and Maternal Child Health,
Emergency PreparednessEmergencies and disasters can strike anywhere and at any time. Proper planning before an emergency is necessary for a safe and effective response.
Family PlanningOur Family Planning Clinic provides reproductive and sexual health services for men and women. Services also focus on preventing or achieving pregnancy. Services include those that can influence a person’s ability to conceive or to have a healthy birth outcome, including contraceptive services to prevent or space pregnancies, pregnancy testing and counseling, services to assist in achieving pregnancy, basic infertility services, preconception health services, and screening and treatment services for sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS. All services are provided on a sliding fee schedule and are confidential.
ImmunizationsThe Health Department’s Immunization Program reduces the burden of vaccine-preventable disease to all members of our community through education and guidance and the safe distribution of publicly-funded vaccines to those most at risk.
Environmental HealthThe Environmental Health Division helps provide all members of our community with a safe and healthy environment by protecting our water, air and land. We work closely with the Montana Departments of Health and Human Services (DPHHS), Environmental Quality (DEQ), and local partners to effectively achieve these goals.
WICWIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program designed to improve health outcomes and influence lifetime nutrition and health behaviors in a targeted, at-risk population