Health  Department

About Us

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

Success by the Numbers


That’s the number of activities — clients served, establishments inspected, communicable diseases reported — by the Butte-Silver Bow Health Department in FY17.

Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report

Other Communications, Facts, Reports, and Data

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  1. Health Department

    Physical Address
    25 W. Front St.
    Butte, MT 59701

    Phone: (406) 497-5020
    Fax: (406) 497-5095

Health Department Programs

Communicable Disease Program

Communicable Disease Program

The goal of the program is to prevent the spread of communicable diseases (e.g., hepatitis A, bacterial meningitis, food borne illness, etc.) in the community.

Home Health

Community Health

Community Health provides a wide range a services including:
Child Passenger Safety, Chronic Disease Prevention, HIV Services, Immunizations and Maternal Child Health, 
Emergency Mangement

Emergency Preparedness

Emergencies and disasters can strike anywhere and at any time. Yous may be required to deal with an emergency when it is least expected and proper planning before an emergency is necessary to respond effectively.
Family Planning

Family Planning

Our 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.

Environmental Health Program

Environmental Health

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS), through its Food and Consumer Safety Section, issues licenses for retail food establishments, wholesale food establishments, public accommodations, public swimming pools and spas, trailer courts and campgrounds, group homes, and daycare centers.



WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program designed to improve health outcomes and influence lifetime nutrition and health behaviors in a targeted, at-risk population