This program has the duty to enhance and protect public health in the event of a communicable disease outbreak, 24/7. The program manager: 
  • Coordinates with local, state, and federal health professionals
  • Provides passive and active surveillance throughout the community 
  • Coordinates the Butte-Silver Bow Communicable Disease Epi-Team
  • Relates information to the public re: communicable diseases that may threaten the health of the community and its citizens.
  • Maintains MIDIS database for all reportable diseases 
  • Ensures HIPPA rules and regulations are followed




Karen Maloughney, R.N.

Public Health Nurse
Email:  ksmaloughney@bsb.mt.gov
Ph:      406-497-5041

25 W Front St. 
Butte, MT  59701