THE MISSOULA CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT is now offering booster doses of the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine to eligible county residents. Boosters are for people 65 and older and residents of long-term care facilities. Also, people 18-64 with underlying medical conditions or at risk of Covid-19 exposure due to their occupational setting. Booster shots are by appointment only at the Southgate Mall Vaccine Site.
Residents are asked to bring their Covid-19 vaccination card. To schedule an appointment call 258-4636 or online at covid19.missoula.co
All Missoula County residents can use the drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at 4025 Flynn Lane just off West Broadway with prior approval. Anyone showing symptoms — a fever over 100.4, cough and trouble breathing — should call (406) 258-4636 before going out to the Flynn Lane location to be tested.
Our station webpages have the “Vaccine Info” page, for the latest information. Webpage http://covid19.missoula.co/ OR 258-INFO (4636) number is staffed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
The Historical Museum At Fort Missoula has moved into their Winter hours. The main museum building will be open Tuesday through Sunday from Noon to 5pm. Closed on Monday. The outbuildings at the Fort have been closed for the winter.. To find out how to support the Historical Museum or for more information call 406-258-3471.
The Missoula Art Museum Presents Abstract Works by Neal Ambrose Smith now through February 26th, 2022. Neal Ambrose Smith is a contemporary Native American painter and sculptor. For more information go to missoulaartmuseum.org
The MISSOULA CRUISERS car club will be having their “Trunk Or Treat” car show on Saturday October 30th. All ages welcome for trunk-to-trunk trick-or-treating, food from KickassBBQ and prizes. This is a free event at Karl Tyler Chevrolet, more info can be found on their fB page
MISSOULA PARKS & RECREATION is looking for new members on the Conservation Lands Advisory Committee. Parks & Recreation provides places, programs, and services essential to our quality of life. Committee members will oversee the Missoula Conservation Lands Management Plan to support a healthy community. Applications will be accepted online at missoulaparks.org thru November 1st.
CHILDCARE RESOURCES reminds you that the USDA Child and Adult Food Program is available to all child care facilities throughout the nation. The program also helps to keep parent tuition at a lower rate. Find out more about the program and contact CHILDCARE RESOURCES at 406-728-6446.
THE BEST BEGINNINGS CHILD CARE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM has temporarily increased eligibility using pandemic funding. The updates include $10 dollar monthly co-payments for each scholarship family, and scholarships covering authorized amounts.
To apply or to find out if you qualify, call Childcare Resources at 406-728-6446 or go online to childcareresources.org
OCTOBER OUTDOOR DEBRIS BURNING HAS RE-OPENED IN RAVALLI COUNTY.
From now thru November 30th, fall outdoor burning will be open on a day-to-day basis depending on air quality and fire danger conditions. A burn permit is required and if you are burning, make sure you have plenty of water available and tools to control the fire.
To obtain a burn permit and to check current burn conditions go to app.egovmt.com
The Moon-Randolph Homestead is offering public tours from 11am to 5pm every Saturday through October, available on a first-come-first-served basis. Check out the Homestead’s heritage apple orchard, livestock and more. Play, picnic, draw, write and spend time in this cultural location. Find the best way to the Moon-Randolph Homestead and more at moonrandolphhomestead.org
THE MISSOULA CHILDREN’S THEATRE PRESENTS “BROADWAY OFF BROADWAY A MUSICAL REVUE.” November 12th thru 14th at the MCT Center For The Performing Arts. This concert-style performance features many of the biggest Broadway hits. For tickets and information call 406-728-7529, stop by the MCT Box Office, or go to MCTinc.org
THE RAVALLI COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE is accepting applications for the WINTER SHERIFF’S CITIZEN ACADEMY. The 8 week course will start in EARLY 2022 and cover a variety of law enforcement topics. Classes are free but limited to 20 people and will be held TUESDAY EVENINGS FROM 6pm to 9pm. You must be 18 years old and live in Ravalli County to attend. For applications and information, stop by THE RAVALLI COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ON BEDFORD STREET IN HAMILTON OR CALL 406-531-7031.
Reformers Unanimous can help people struggling with addiction. The Lighthouse Baptist church hosts meetings Fridays at 7pm, with childcare provided. For more information call 240-5294
Boys & Girls Club of Missoula County is looking for a motivated, energetic individual to join their Board of Directors. If you are interested in becoming a leader of a youth-serving nonprofit organization in the Missoula community, reach out to BGCM’s CEO, Katie Holman, at email@example.com.
Missoula Movers Coffee Walks are on Mondays, for active adults. Enjoy the company of new friends on guided walks through Missoula’s conservation lands, parks, and trails. After the walk, enjoy a hot drink with fellow hikers! Meets Mondays at Currents, 9 am-12 pm. Registration is $7 per walk. 406-721-7275
Missoula County’s Election Center online can provide voter and election services Elections Center staff can help with all voter services, including registration, requesting an absentee ballot, address changes, retrieving undeliverable ballots and issuing replacement ballots. Voters can check their ward, registration status and polling place location at www.missoulavotes.com
The Poverello Center serves some of our most at-risk neighbors. And they are seeking Donations of Food & Cleaning Supplies: Just call (406) 529-5643 and a staff person will come outside and meet you. You can donate online and ask volunteer questions at https://www.thepoverellocenter.org/donate/
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Helpline is open seven days a week to answer questions about caregiving during the Coronavirus outbreak, ways to keep your loved one safe, what to do at home and more. Call 866-232-8484 or visit www.alzfdn.org to connect with a licensed social worker.
A Missoula County dog license is your furry friend’s ticket home. the Missoula County Animal Control Shelter responds to over 3,500 calls and investigate nearly 150 animal bites each year and provides the best care possible at the shelter for Missoula’s animals in need. To license your dog, contact Missoula County Animal Control at 406-541-7387 or license them online.
Missoula County Animal Control are offering low cost vaccinations for dogs with no appointment required. Just bring a copies of previous vet records. The clinic is open from 10am and 3pm. They’re also offering $5 microchips and shots for rabies, bordatella, and distemper for both dogs and cats.
If you are 55+ and unemployed Easterseals-Goodwill can help; providing transitional employment services through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) Finding a job after temporarily leaving the work force can be difficult. Participants may also receive help updating resumes and learning interview skills. For details call 406-836-0670.