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November 26, 2014

Public Health Informer Newsletter

In this edition learn about:

  • Boise's Healthy Child Care Initiative Ordinance Passes
  • CDHD Cholesterol Clinics Offer No Appointment Testing
  • Seasonal Flu FAQ
  • Raw Milk: The Risky Reality
  • Getting a Grip on Portion Sizes
  • And much more!

November 24, 2014

CDHD Offices Closed on Thursday, Nov. 27

In observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, CDHD's offices will be closed on Thursday, 11/27. Offices will resume regular business hours on Friday, 11/28.

Mumps Outbreak Involving University of Idaho Students Prompts Public Health
Officials to Urge Students to Check Vaccination Records and Get Vaccinated

Cholesterol Screening and
Cardiac Risk Assessment at CDHD in Boise

Tuesday, December 2 | 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

Tobacco Free Idaho Alliance (TFIA) Annual Meeting & Addiction Incorporated Documentary Screening


  • Monday, December 8
  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Oxford Suites, 1426 S. Entertainment Ave., Boise
  • Agenda here

Documentary Screening - presented by TFIA and Idaho Public Health Association (IPHA)

Addiction Incorporated - The True Story of the Tobacco Companies' Commitment to Addicting the Human Brain

  • Monday, December 8
  • 5 - 6:15 p.m. IPHA Reception & Light Dinner
  • 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Documentary Screening
  • Cost & Details here

November 10, 2014

Thursday, November 20th is the Great American Smokeout!

What's it all about?

It's a time for smokers to make a plan to quit or plan in advance and quit smoking that day.

By quitting, you will be taking an important step towards a heathier life - one that can lead to reducing cancer risk.

October 7, 2014

Learn about Who Needs A Flu Vaccine.

CDHD Now Offering Flu Shot for Children

  • Call CDHD today to schedule a flu shot appointment for your child (6 months to 18 years) - 327-7450
  • Learn more about prevening the flu this season!

More News

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.


Ebola Virus: Learn the latest 

>> Enterovirus-D68

>> Enterovirus D68 Confirmed in Idaho

Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), along with other respiratory illnesses, are circulating in Idaho, according to lab results received from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today. 

>> Read more here

You Can Quit. Learn more.

Find a tobacco cessation class near you

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