Health

Mission, Vision and Values
The Mission of the Butte-Silver Bow Health Department is to protect and improve the Health of Butte-Silver Bow's Residents.

 The Vision of the Butte-Silver Bow Health Department is for Butte-Silver Bow to be Montana's healthiest community.

 The Core Values of the Butte-Silver Bow Health Department are:
  • Respect
  • Stewardship
  • Leadership
  • Quality
  • Innovation
  • Vision 
  • Service
  • Integrity
  • Science
Responsibilities
The scope of the Responsibilities the Butte-Silver Bow Health Department undertakes include:
  • Prevention of epidemics
  • Protection of the environment, workplace, food, and water
  • Monitoring of health status of the community
  • Promotion of behaviors
  • Mobilization of the community to respond to severe health risks
  • Responding to disasters

Butte-Silver Bow Health Department Suicide Prevention

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Butte Priority Soils Operable Unit Public Health Study,  Phase 1 Report

The Environmental Protection Agency in consultation with the Department of Environmental Quality has approved the Butte Priority Soils Operable Unit Public Health Study, Phase 1 Report.

The report is available in hard copy at:

Citizen's Technical Environmental Committee (CTEC)
27 W Park Street
Butte, MT 59701

Montana Tech Library
1300 West Park Street
Butte, MT 59701


and online at:

EPA's website:  http://www2.epa.gov/region8/silver-bow-creek-butte-area

CLICK HERE FOR A FULL COPY OF THE REPORT

Butte Priority Soils Operable Unit Public Health Study Phase 1

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The Draft Final Butte Priority Soils Operable Unit Health Study presents the results of the first phase in a series of public health studies that looks at the effectiveness of the Residential Metals Abatement Program (RMAP) for the Butte Priority Soils Operable Unit (BPSOU) Superfund site in Silver Bow County, Montana. 
 
A public meeting will be held April 9th from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Copper Auditorium at the Mining City Center located at 400 West Park Street in Butte. During the public meeting, study investigators and collaborators will provide more information about the study and will be available to answer questions from community members. Community members are encouraged to provide written comments on the draft final study report during the April 9th meeting or by emailing dpowers@bsb.mt.gov. A final study report, which will reflect comments received and include a response to comment summary prepared by the study Working Group representatives, will be submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency in July 2014. Comments related to the draft final report must be received no later than April 29, 2014 for evaluation and inclusion as appropriate in the final report. 
 
A copy of the draft final Superfund health study report as well as the EPA-approved study work plan will be accessible at the following on February 28, 2014 starting a 60 day public comment period: 
 
• Butte-Silver Bow website at: http://co.silverbow.mt.us/135/Health 
• EPA website at: http://www2.epa.gov/region8/silver-bow-creek-butte-area 
 
 
Hard copies of the draft final report will also be available for review at the following locations: 
 
Montana Tech Library 
1300 West Park Street 
Butte, MT 59701 
 
Citizens’ Technical Environmental Committee (CTEC) 
27 W Park Street 
Butte, MT 59701 

Rabies Information

It’s that time of year, when the likelihood of interactions with wild animals increases and the risk for exposure to rabies intensifies. Take the time to learn a few basic tips that will protect you and your family.

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