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May 22, 2015

Photo Courtesy USAF Airman Shane Phipps

Treasure Valley Ground Squirrel Tests Positive for Plague

Ground squirrel deaths near Gowen Field prompt testing for plague bacteria

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

And May 22 is Don't Fry Day -- a day to raise awareness of sun safety and encourage everyone to protect their skin.

June 2nd | Cholesterol Screening and Cardiac Risk Assessment in Boise

Tuesday, June 2nd | 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

  • Screening includes HDL/LDL levels, Cholesterol/HDL ratio, triglycerides, blood pressure check, and nutrition and exercise guidelines. No appointment needed!
  • Cost $20 (cash or check only, please)
  • Important Screening Details

May 8, 2015

Regional News: Vomiting and Diarrhea Illness Reported in Canyon County Schools


March 27, 2015

Spring Public Health Informer Newsletter

In this edition:

  • Moving and Grooving with Boise Child Care Providers
  • Protection Against Mumps
  • Parents As Teachers Home Visitation Program
  • Spotlight on Reproductive Health Services
  • And more!

Spring Shot Line Newsletter

In this edition:

  • Changes ahead for CDHD Immunizations Department
  • CDHD Receives Grant to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates
  • Measles Information for Schools and Childcare Providers

March 25, 2015

Tobacco Cessation Classes Planned for April and May

Dates: April 27 - May 5, 2015 (Mon, Tue)
Time: M and Tu from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Timberline High School     

Dates: May 11-19, 2015 (Mon, Tue)
Time: M and Tu from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Hillside Junior High  

Details Here

March 24, 2015

Spring 2015 Workshops Now Enrolling

  • Saturday, May 9th
  • Location & Registration Details Here

Healthy Initiatives Training for Boise Child Care Providers

Information & Upcoming Training Dates
CDHD and the City of Boise are working together to provide child care providers with the tools they need to comply with the City’s ordinance which focuses on limited screen time, increased physical activity, nutrition and infant feeding. Learn more here.

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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.



Infographic: Protect your child from measles. Measles is still common in many parts of the world. Unvaccinated travelers who get measles in other countries continue to bring the disease into the United States. Give your child the best protection against measles with two doses of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine. Measles: Learn More

Ebola Virus: Learn More

You Can Quit. Learn more.

Find a tobacco cessation class near you

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