Department of Public Health

Chouteau County

1020 13th Street Fort Benton MT 59442 (406) 622-3771


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The Communicable Diseases Program focuses on the prevention and control of communicable diseases in the county by:

  •   Providing public health information and updates on communicable diseases and conditions to health care professionals and county residents
  •   Providing some clinical, case management and referral services
  •   Conducting surveillance and investigation of more than 70 reportable diseases
  •   Analyzing, interpreting and reporting information on communicable diseases
  •   Presenting educational programs to schools and community groups

Program and Services include: (click on any disease for more information)

Hantavirus prevention

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

West Nile Virus


Pneumococcal Disease

Sexually transmitted infections referral, treatment & prevention

Skin infections Prevention and Treatment

For additional information on Communicable Diseases please visit the Center for Disease Control website at
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