The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Pam Hanna RN
JeffCo Public Health Supervisor 

JeffCo Health Board Update: 6/16/2021


This week we pay tribute to the fathers, grandfathers and men who step up and make a difference in our lives. June is also observed as Men’s Health Month. So how healthy is that important man in your life? When was the last time he had a physical or participated in preventive screenings? Statistics indicate men are 24% less likely than women to have an annual physical. I have heard it said that men are more likely to take their car in for a tune-up than themselves.

There are many reasons men are reluctant to seek regular health care. One basic reason is time, especially when that means m...

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