June 20, 2016
CDHD Offices Closed on
Friday, June 24
CDHD's three offices in Boise, McCall and Mountain Home will be closed all day on Friday, June 24 to allow for a staff training.
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.”
June 14, 2016
Idaho WIC makes annual adjustment to income guidelines
Idaho’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) will implement new income guidelines effective July 1, 2016, that raise household income eligibility limits to help offset cost of living increases. This is an annual adjustment.
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.
Plague Impacts Ground Squirrel Population and Pets in Ada and Elmore Counties
Health and wildlife officials warn of possible plague threat
Most recently, initial tests show that an Ada County cat is ill due to plague. The cat is receiving treatment and is recovering. However, two Elmore County cats and ground squirrels 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.
Voluntary Recall of Select Meadow Gold Products from Boise Plant
The Meadow Gold Dairy plant in Boise is voluntarily recalling Meadow Gold brand Old Style Whipping Cream and Meadow Gold DairyPure brand Whipping Cream and Half and Half due to insufficient pasteurization.
View information on affected products HERE.
May 23, 2016
CDHD Honors Long-Time Champion for Health in Valley County
Lyle Nelson Receives Leadership in Community Health Award
Photo by The Star-News, McCall
Around Valley County, the name Lyle Nelson is undoubtedly a familiar one. The four-time Olympian competed in the biathlon for the US team, served as a national TV analyst for Nordic events in the 1994 and 1998 Olympic Winter Games...
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).
Learn More HERE
Walk-In Cholesterol Clinic (Boise): Tuesday, July 5th
Take charge of your health! No appointment needed for CDHD's low-cost monthly cholesterol screening clinic.
When: Tuesday, July 5 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)
- Please read this important Information before your screening.
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.
Click here to learn more about this new and affordable cavity-prevention clinic for young kids!
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