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Vaccine mandate could impact staffing at Flathead nursing homes
September 4, 2021 midnight

Vaccine mandate could impact staffing at Flathead nursing homes

Montana's long-term care facilities could face staffing challenges and financial uncertainty if the Biden administration moves forward with a plan to require Covid-19 vaccinations for staff at federally funded nursing homes.

Flathead Covid vaccination rate ticking upward
September 2, 2021 1 p.m.

Flathead Covid vaccination rate ticking upward

Health officials say Flathead County's Covid-19 vaccination rate is ticking upward by nearly 1% each week, a promising trend as the highly contagious delta variant continues to move through the valley's unvaccinated population.

Latest Flathead Covid surge strains hospital, health department
August 25, 2021 2:45 p.m.

Latest Flathead Covid surge strains hospital, health department

Flathead County continues to see an uptick in Covid-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths. The county had 690 active cases on Wednesday — the highest number the area has seen since February, according to local health officials.

FWP seeks to bolster declining bighorn sheep population on Wild Horse Island
August 24, 2021 midnight

FWP seeks to bolster declining bighorn sheep population on Wild Horse Island

Wildlife officials are seeking public input on a proposal to augment the bighorn sheep population on Flathead Lake's Wild Horse Island after the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission gave initial approval for the project to move forward during a public meeting Friday.

August 15, 2021 midnight

New project targets substance abuse, youth development

A new project spearheaded by the Flathead Prevention and Recovery Alliance aims to promote healthy youth development by targeting problem behaviors such as alcohol and tobacco abuse.

Logan Health exceeds adult acute-care bed capacity
August 13, 2021 12:23 p.m.

Logan Health exceeds adult acute-care bed capacity

Logan Health Medical Center surpassed its adult acute-care bed capacity this week after the hospital experienced a surge in both emergency-room activity and patients suffering from COVID-19.

More Flathead residents seek COVID tests amid surge in cases
August 11, 2021 2:30 p.m.

More Flathead residents seek COVID tests amid surge in cases

Flathead County COVID-19 testing sites have seen an uptick in activity in recent weeks as the number of active cases in the area continues to surge.

In Montana, unvaccinated patients make up 90% of hospitalizations
August 6, 2021 midnight

In Montana, unvaccinated patients make up 90% of hospitalizations

Nearly 90% of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Montana over the past eight weeks have been unvaccinated, state officials said in a report released Thursday — a finding that comes as the state surpasses 1,800 active cases, roughly a quarter of which are in Flathead County.

Tree harvesting project near Swan Lake aims to curb disease, insects
August 5, 2021 1:14 p.m.

Tree harvesting project near Swan Lake aims to curb disease, insects

Flathead National Forest officials are seeking public input on a plan to harvest trees near Swan Lake that are infected with harmful diseases and insects.

Logan Health reopens COVID unit amid rising cases
July 29, 2021 2:46 p.m.

Logan Health reopens COVID unit amid rising cases

In preparation for what experts believe will be a large and lingering wave of COVID-19-related hospitalizations, Logan Health Medical Center in Kalispell has reopened an area of the hospital reserved for patients who test positive for the virus.

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