Training

Training and Education


Training and education play a vital role in preparing for public health emergencies and disasters. By continuously planning and preparing for potential events, we can improve our ability to respond effectively. Some of our training and education activities include practicing the CDH Emergency Response Plan (ERP), collaborating with regional partners, and participating in community outreach.

CDH’s Public Health Preparedness Program utilizes training resources from several expert organizations to enhance our ability to respond. Examples of these agencies include:

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Idaho State University – Institute of Emergency Management (IEM)
  • Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP)

Additional Resources

  • Idaho State University Institute of Emergency Management
    The purpose of the Institute is to offer workshops, courses, certificates, and degrees to meet the professional and career development needs of Idahoans employed in, or planning a career in Emergency Management.
  • Federal Emergency Management | Emergency Management Institute
    FEMA provides many programs, courses, and materials to support emergency preparedness and response for emergency personnel, as well as the general public.

Contacts


Public Health Preparedness

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FEB 21ALL DAY
HOLIDAY OFFICE CLOSURE

Central District Health and the CDH Call Center will be closed on Monday, February 21, 2022 in honor of Presidents' Day.

ORDER FREE AT-HOME COVID-19 TESTS

For FREE at-home COVID-19 testing kits, visit COVIDtests.gov. CDH also recommends people contact pharmacies and check with online retailers to inquire about current inventory and go to the doctor for diagnostic testing if they’re feeling sick. Additionally, many Idaho urgent care centers are offering asymptomatic and travel-associated testing.

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FAMILY & CLINIC SERVICES

Family & Clinic Services at CDH include programs and services for both individuals and families. We look forward to helping you reach your health goals. Read about our programs to learn more, or give us a call at (208) 327-7400!