Prairie County Health Department

Prairie County Health Department
Tylene Eaton Health Nurse
Phone 406-635-2020  
Fax 406-635-5472  

Samuel Mintz

Christine Keltner

Dennis Teske

Colton Braddock

Todd Devlin

Bill Colter (School)

203 Logan Ave S  
PO Box 202 Terry, MT 59349-0202  


24 hour contact number for reporting health emergencies: 406-778-8101 (connects to Baker Dispatch, which will contact the Prairie County Health Nurse)


Health Department Programs and Services

  • Blood pressure and vital sign screening
  • Home visits, medication setup
  • Personal Home Care CNA, for those over 60 yrs. of age or disabled
  • Homemaker cleaning assistance, for those over 60 yrs. of age or disabled
  • Limited transportation services to congregate meals and healthcare services, for those over 60 yrs. of age or disabled
  • Environmental Health
  • Communicable Disease Surveillance
  • Immunizations
  • Well Child Clinic
  • School nursing
  • Maternal Child Health
  • WIC
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Senior Companion Program
  • Senior Commodity Program


Blood Pressure

Checked twice a month at the Senior Center. Please call the Prairie County Health nurse for times. Well Child Clinic

Call 635-5863 for appointment.


Health Care Equipment

Walkers, crutches, wheelchairs, toileting equipment, safety devises, child car seat, portable crib can be borrowed from the health department.


Senior Commodity Program

A food box to help income eligible senior citizens balance their diets, Call the Senior Center to apply. These are given out each month or twice every two months.


Communicable Disease Surveillance

Prairie County Health Department is responsible for surveillance and follow-up of communicable diseases that affect the county. Health care providers, laboratories and veterinarians are required by law to report communicable disease to the health department and the health department is required to follow up to assure that proper treatment and containment procedures are put into place. All reports of communicable disease are confidential.