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.”
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
Three cats from Elmore County, and one from Ada County have been impacted by plague since late May. Three 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.
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).
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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)
- 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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