January 26, 2015
Idaho reports significant increase in number of flu-related deaths
A dramatic increase in influenza-related deaths in Idaho is causing public health officials to urge Idaho residents to take measures to protect themselves from flu. The state is reporting 16 flu-related deaths as of Jan. 22, an increase from just three reported deaths on Jan. 8. The majority of those deaths are for people over the age of 80.
January 14, 2015
Mumps Cases Confirmed in Boise
Two cases of mumps in college-aged individuals have been reported in the Treasure Valley. These cases are connected to the ongoing University of Idaho outbreak. This brings the total number of cases statewide to 16.
January 9, 2015
The Food Review Newsletter
In the Winter 2015 Edition:
- Growler Stations:Compliance for Refilling Returnable Containers
- Date Marking Ready-to-eat Foods
- Idaho Food Code: Proposed Rule Changes in 2016
- And much more
Idaho flu season in full swing; health officials urge measures to protect children and elderly
January 5, 2015
FREE Tobacco Cessation Classes
Quitting tobacco continues to be a leader among the list of most popular New Year’s Resolutions. Is 2015 YOUR year to quit?
February 3rd | Cholesterol Screening and
Cardiac Risk Assessment at CDHD
Tuesday, February 3rd | 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
- Screening includes HDL/LDL levels, Cholesterol/HDL ratio, triglycerides, blood pressure check, and nutrition and exercise guidelines. No appointment needed!Cost $20 (cash or check only, please)
- Important Screening Details
December 16, 2014
Healthy Initiatives for Boise Child Care Providers
Information & Upcoming Training Dates
CDHD and the City of Boise are working together to provide child care providers with the tools they need to comply with the City’s ordinance which focuses on limited screen time, increased physical activity, nutrition and infant feeding. Learn more here.
Immunization Records Request
Do you need a copy of your or your child's Immunizations Records? Follow the link below for instructions on requesting those records.
Ebola Virus: Learn the latest
>> Enterovirus D68 Confirmed in Idaho
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), along with other respiratory illnesses, are circulating in Idaho, according to lab results received from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today.
>> Read more here
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