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West Nile Virus: Use Protection. Avoid Infection

West Nile Virus (WNV) is the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the United States. WNV is usually spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes carry the virus after they become infected from feeding on infected birds. Infected...


COVID Cases Increase In Valley County

Valley County Health Department has received reports confirming twelve (12) positive COVID persons. Symptoms began May 7 through this past weekend, which means that these persons were contagious in our community beginning May 5. Each of these twelve...


What Happens In The Brain Of A Nicotine User?

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a four-part series regarding nicotine use and stress. The first part was printed in the April 13, 2022, edition of the Glasgow Courier. When a smoker puffs on a cigarette, nicotine is carried into the lungs via...


Valley County COVID Update

As of 3/01/2021 at 6:15 p.m. the following was Valley County’s COVID-19 status. A good faith effort to protect individuals from the spread of coronavirus is expected of all Montanans. This is accomplished by following clear public health...


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