August 12, 2014
Alarming increase of Idaho whooping cough cases prompts public health officials to urge pregnant women, parents of small children to get vaccinated
August 6, 2014
Summer 2014 Food Review Newsletter
In this edition:
- Produce Safety: Wash Your Fruits & Vegetables
- Special Event Food Safety
- Dogs and Service Animals in Food Establishments
- And more!
- Read the Summer 2014 Food Review
August 5, 2014
Back-to-School Immunization Clinic
- Monday, August 11
- Monday, August 18
1 p.m to 7:30 p.m. both days
707 N. Armstrong Place, Boise
Get your children up-to-date on their vaccinations before the new school year gets underway. Please call 327-7450 to make an appointment. Most insurance companies, including Medicaid, can be billed.
July 16, 2014
June 26, 2014
CDHD Honors Local Medical Resident With Leadership in Community Health Award
Earlier this year, Dr. Pyrak authored a resolution aimed at reducing obesity rates in Idaho by promoting healthier nutrition and food choices among the state’s Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients.
June 13, 2014
West Nile virus detected in western Idaho
Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus (WNV) have been detected in Payette County (Health District 3), prompting health officials to remind people to take precautions to fight the bite. The WNV-positive mosquitoes, which are the first discovered in the state this year, were detected by the Payette County Mosquito Abatement Program in a trap collected from an area southeast of the city of Payette.
Note: Payette County is not included in CDHD's jurisdiction.
>> Click here to learn more about West Nile Virus
June 10, 2014
HAWKS Opener is Friday, June 13
Kids Can Get a Free Boise Hawks Ticket to a Future Game
It's almost time for baseball season - what better time to get up-to-date on vaccines?
Did you know kids who are current on their vaccines can score a free Hawks game voucher?!
>> Click here for details!
June 2, 2014
Overseas Travelers Warned to Check Vaccination Protection for Measles
Idaho public health officials want to remind travelers planning trips abroad to check their immunization records to ensure they are protected against measles. Although measles was officially eradicated from the United States in 2000, it is still present in other regions of the world including Europe, Asia, the Pacific and Africa.
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.