Missoula City-County Health Department

missoula public health city-county  departmentBabies don’t come with instruction booklets – get information on how to care for them and yourself during those first critical months and years!

The Missoula City-County Health Department has a variety of services available for families with infants and children of all ages. Home-visiting nurses, social workers and dieticians can help design a program that fits your needs. The Health Department’s goal is to help promote healthy pregnancies, successful breastfeeding, and proper care of newborns and children.

The Health Department has a variety of educational programs and support services, including:

  • Prenatal, childbirth, and newborn care classes;
  • One-on-one assistance with breastfeeding;
  • Developmental screening and parenting education and support as your child grows;
  • Assistance with specialized dietary needs;
  • Childhood asthma prevention education;
  • Health education and assistance; and,
  • Negotiating the maze of medical care and other community resources.

Give your children a great start in life and help yourself along the way!

Most programs are free of charge.