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July 26, 2016

2017-2021 Strategic Plan

This strategic plan is a living document and focuses on goals and objectives for fiscal years 2017 through 2021.

AGENCY PRIORITIES:

  • Decrease risk factors for chronic diseases.

CORE PUBLIC HEALTH PRIORITIES:

  • Health Improvement and Health Promotion
    • Improve the quality of life and increase the years of healthy life among residents in the counties of CDHD.
  • Health Protection
    • Protect the public’s health by minimizing the impact of infectious diseases and environment-related illnesses.

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June 26, 2016

CDHD's Food Review Newsletter - Summer Edition:

  • Learn about Idaho's new Food Code
  • How to serve fish safely
  • Preventing growth of bacteria through proper cooling
  • Upcoming food safety trainings
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June 16, 2016

Idaho’s Local Health Districts Unite in Support of Health Insurance Coverage for Low-Income Idahoans

Idaho’s seven local health districts passed a resolution during their annual statewide meeting Thursday, June 9 2016, supporting health insurance coverage for Idaho’s low-income population, often called the “gap population.”

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Meridian Bat Tests Positive for Rabies; Public Health Urges Precautions

A bat found in Meridian has tested positive for rabies. The bat was found in the back yard of a home in Central Meridian, and is the first bat of the year in Idaho to test positive for rabies. There is no known exposure to people or pets.
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July: Plague Continues to Impact Ground Squirrel Population and Pets in Ada and Elmore Counties

Health and wildlife officials warn of possible plague threat

Four cats from Elmore County, and one from Ada County have been impacted by plague since late May. Four of the cats have died from the serious illness.

Public health officials are asking anyone living or recreating in areas with ground squirrels, in or outside of the known area of impact to take precautions.

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Interactive Area of Impact Map


Zika Virus

Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes).

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Walk-In Cholesterol Clinic (Boise): Tuesday, August 2nd

Take charge of your health! No appointment needed for CDHD's low-cost monthly cholesterol screening clinic.

When: Tuesday, August 2 from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Where: CDHD Immunizations Clinic
707 N. Armstrong Place, Boise

Cost: $20 - cash or check, please (sorry, cards cannot be accepted for this clinic)

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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.

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