Public Health

Name Position Phone Email
Shelly Schnitzmeier Department Head 406-346-2156
Toni Potts RN 406-346-2156
Gigi Wolfe RN 406-346-2156
Pennie Klein RN 406-748-2800
Kelly Potts Administrative Secretary 406-346-2156
Debbie Siemers Administrative Secretary 406-748-2800

Public Health is the science of protecting and improving the health of families and communities through promotion of healthy lifestyles, research for disease and injury prevention and detection and control of infectious diseases. Overall, the Public Health Department is concerned with protecting the health of the entire population in Rosebud County.

  • labelPublic Health Services

    Carol Ashley, RN 406-346-2156
    Pennie Klein, RN 406-748-2800

    • Immunizations (Infant, Adolescent, Adult)
    • Communicable Disease Surveillance
    • Family Planning/Contraceptive Services
    • STD/HIV testing and referrals
    • Post-partum counseling/visits
    • Senior citizen home visiting
    • School screenings/health presentations
    • Health education and counseling
    • Public Health Emergency Preparedness
  • labelEnvironmental Health Services

    Michael Rinaldi, RS 406-827-3240

    • Clean Air/Water
    • Food Service Inspections
    • Sanitation Inspections
    • Water sample bottles available at the Public Health office in Forsyth.
  • labelImmunizations

    Recommended Immunization Schedules from the Center of Disease Control:

    Immunizations to be aware of:

    College Students
    Students Entering 7th Grade in the Fall
    Kindergarten Entry
  • labelBoard of Health

    The Board of Health meets quarterly on the fourth Tuesday of the month, unless more frequent meetings are required. Meetings take place at the Rosebud Health Care Center Conference Room from 12 noon until 1pm. The public is welcome to attend.


    Sally Wanner

    At Large

    Pat Nile
    Kim Wheadon
    Calene Smith

    County Commissioners

    Bob Lee
    Doug Martens
    Ed Joiner


    Brady Ruff, PA
    Mindy Price, RN
    Michael Rinaldi, RS
    Autumn Barrett, PA
    Ryan Tooke, CEO RHCC

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Office Hours

Monday – Thursday: 8 AM – 12 PM & 1 PM – 5 PM

Phone Number






281 N 17th
PO Box 388
Forsyth, MT 59327

Additional Locations

Colstrip Public Health

417 Willow Ave
PO Box 750
Colstrip, MT 59323