Southeastern Idaho Public Health

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  • 4 Jan 2017

    Fluoride Varnish Clinic Schedule

    Fluoride Varnish Clinics provide dental screenings, fluoride varnish applications and education to children of all ages and parents. Fluoride varnish is an easy, effective, and safe way to help protect your child’s teeth and prevent cavities. The varnish is painted on your child’s teeth with a disposable applicator. These clinics are available at no cost to families, we bill Medicaid and Private insurance for these services; however, children who are uninsured can still be seen. The Fluoride Varnish Clinics are held at Southeastern Idaho Public Health offices monthly.    Read More


    4 Jan 2017

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health Announces Flu Deaths in Southeastern Idaho

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health is sad to announce that two deaths have occurred from an influenza-related illness in Health District 6. The deaths occurred in a southeastern Idaho man and woman, both over the age of 50. Southeastern Idaho Public Health officials would like to express their condolences to the families of the man and woman who have died. This is Idaho’s third influenza-associated death of the season, and a reminder that the influenza season is here. Last flu season, 26 people were reported to have died from flu-related illnesses in Idaho.    Read More


    9 Jan 2017

    Soda Springs - Southeastern Idaho Public Health To Offer Free Tobacco Cessation Program

    A FREE four week Fresh Start Tobacco Cessation program will be offered to Soda Springs community members in February. Classes will be taught on Tuesday beginning on February 7th and consecutively taught through Tuesday, February 28th. The program will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Southeastern Idaho Public Health located at 55 East 1st South in Soda Springs.    Read More


    9 Jan 2017

    Montpelier - Southeastern Idaho Public Health To Offer Free Tobacco Cessation Program

    A FREE four week Fresh Start Tobacco Cessation program will be offered to Montpelier community members throughout the month of February. Classes will be taught on Mondays for three weeks and Wednesday for one week. The program schedule is as follows: Monday, February 6th, 13th, and 27thand Wednesday, February 22nd. The program will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Southeastern Idaho Public Health located at 431 Clay St. in Montpelier.    Read More


    9 Jan 2017

    Free Dental Care for Kids at Give Kids a Smile 2017

    To prevent tooth decay, Southeastern Idaho Public Health is partnering with ISU and area dentists for ‘Give Kids a Smile Day,’. Give Kids a Smile is a national event sponsored by the American Dental Association, that will be held locally in Pocatello on February 10& 11, 2017 at the Idaho State University Dental Hygiene Clinic, 999 Martin Luther King Drive (Building #37). The following local groups are donating time and services to this year’s event: Southeastern Idaho Dental Society, Idaho State University Dental Hygiene Department, Idaho State University Dental Residency Program, Southeastern Idaho Public Health and the Idaho State Dental Association.    Read More


    17 Jan 2017

    Free Tobacco Cessation Program

    Interested smokers and chewers are encouraged to attend the February 2017 Fresh Start Program. The program will begin on Wednesday, February 1st and will be consecutively taught for four sessions through Wednesday, February 22nd. The program will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Idaho State University Health Center located at 990 Cesar Chavez Avenue in Pocatello.    Read More


    17 Jan 2017

    Bridging the Gap Dinner to Be Hosted In Aberdeen on February 7th

    The Bridging the Gap dinner is a free, 3-course dinner, and will take place on Tuesday, February 7th at 6:00 p.m. at Hazard Creek Golf Course, 419 E. Bingham Street, Aberdeen. Those wishing to attend must RSVP by Friday, February 3rd. Space is limited. Please reserve your seat by calling Tracy McCulloch at 208-239-5250 and leaving a message.    Read More


    25 Jan 2017

    Franklin County - Southeastern Idaho Public Health to hold Grand Reopening

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) would like to invite the public to their grand reopening of the Franklin County office at 42 West 1st South Street in Preston. There will be an open house on Friday, February 24th from 11:00 am-1:00 pm that is open to the public.    Read More


  • 1 Feb 2017

    Bear Lake County - FREE HPV Immunization Clinic

    On Thursday, February 9th, Southeastern Idaho Public Health offices will host a FREE HPV Immunization Clinic for children and young adults, ages 11-26. The HPV vaccine is a cancer prevention vaccine for both girls and boys. Starting the HPV Vaccine series at age 11 or 12 is ideal however teens and young adults 13 – 26 years of age can still get the vaccine for future cancer prevention. This FREE HPV Vaccine clinic on February 9th is your opportunity to protect your child against HPV related cancers. Schedule your appointment today!    Read More


    1 Feb 2017

    Bingham County - FREE HPV Immunization Clinic

    On Thursday, February 9th, Southeastern Idaho Public Health offices will host a FREE HPV Immunization Clinic for children and young adults, ages 11-26. The HPV vaccine is a cancer prevention vaccine for both girls and boys. Starting the HPV Vaccine series at age 11 or 12 is ideal however teens and young adults 13 – 26 years of age can still get the vaccine for future cancer prevention. This FREE HPV Vaccine clinic on February 9th is your opportunity to protect your child against HPV related cancers. Schedule your appointment today!    Read More


    1 Feb 2017

    Power County - FREE HPV Immunization Clinic

    On Thursday, February 9th, Southeastern Idaho Public Health offices will host a FREE HPV Immunization Clinic for children and young adults, ages 11-26. The HPV vaccine is a cancer prevention vaccine for both girls and boys. Starting the HPV Vaccine series at age 11 or 12 is ideal however teens and young adults 13 – 26 years of age can still get the vaccine for future cancer prevention. This FREE HPV Vaccine clinic on February 9th is your opportunity to protect your child against HPV related cancers. Schedule your appointment today!    Read More


    1 Feb 2017

    Bannock County - FREE HPV Immunization Clinic

    On Thursday, February 9th, Southeastern Idaho Public Health offices will host a FREE HPV Immunization Clinic for children and young adults, ages 11-26. The HPV vaccine is a cancer prevention vaccine for both girls and boys. Starting the HPV Vaccine series at age 11 or 12 is ideal however teens and young adults 13 – 26 years of age can still get the vaccine for future cancer prevention. This FREE HPV Vaccine clinic on February 9th is your opportunity to protect your child against HPV related cancers. Schedule your appointment today!    Read More


    3 Feb 2017

    Free Diabetes Workshop to Be Offered in Blackfoot

    A FREE six week Living Well with Diabetes workshop will be offered in Blackfoot during the months of February and March. Workshop sessions will be taught on Fridays beginning on February 10th and consecutively taught through March 17th. The workshop will be held from 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm at Rose Park Place located at 1385 Meggan Street in Blackfoot.    Read More


    9 Feb 2017

    Diaper Drive in Pocatello

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) will hold its first ever Diaper Drive on Valentine’s Day at the Pocatello Fred Meyer from 9 am – 4 pm. The donated diapers will go to families in need in southeast Idaho. Diapers are essential in keeping babies happy and healthy, yet 1 in 3 families in Idaho struggle to afford diapers and low-income families are forced to choose between diapers and food each month.    Read More


    17 Feb 2017

    Heart Health Screening & Community Health Check

    Celebrate your heart health by attending a FREE Heart Health Screening and Community Health Check on Tuesday, February 28th from noon – 3 p.m. at Southeastern Idaho Public Health located at 1901 Alvin Ricken Drive in Pocatello. Screenings will include: A1c Testing and Cholesterol Testing, medication review, stress management techniques, blood pressure checks, nutritional counseling, oral health screenings, smoking cessation counseling and nicotine replacement therapy assistance, personal fitness assessments, stroke education, and self-management strategies. For more information about the event, contact Traci Lambson at 478-6316    Read More


  • 2 Mar 2017

    Bingham - FREE HIV and Syphilis Testing for the month of March

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health will be providing free HIV and syphilis testing and education at their facility for the month of March. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact your local Southeastern Idaho Public Health office at 785-2160.    Read More


    10 Mar 2017

    Franklin - Southeastern Idaho Public Health to hold Grand Reopening

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) would like to invite the public to their grand reopening of the Franklin County office at 42 West 1st South Street in Preston. There will be an open house on Friday, March 24th from 11:00 am-1:00 pm that is open to the public.    Read More


    14 Mar 2017

    Bingham County - Fluoride Varnish Clinics

    To aid in preventing tooth decay in young children, Southeastern Idaho Public Health will be holding a fluoride varnish clinic for children of all ages at their Bingham County Office located at 145 W. Idaho Street office on Thursday, March 23rd from 2:30-4:30pm. Fluoride varnish is covered by most insurance plans; please bring your insurance card with you to the clinic. If you do not have health insurance, or are “underinsured,” the cost of the fluoride application is by donation only, but no one will be denied services due to inability to pay.    Read More


    23 Mar 2017

    Free Tobacco Cessation Program

    Interested smokers and chewers are encouraged to attend the April 2017 Fresh Start Program. The program will begin on Tuesday, April 4th and will be consecutively taught for four sessions through Tuesday, April 25th. The program will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Southeastern Idaho Public Health located at 1901 Alvin Ricken Drive in Pocatello.    Read More


  • 3 Apr 2017

    Montpelier - Special Appointments Available For Back to School Immunizations

    To help parents prepare for 2017-2018 School Immunization Requirements, Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) will be holding an immunization clinic on Thursday, April 20th. This clinic is by appointment only. Their office is located at 431 Clay Street in Montpelier.    Read More


    3 Apr 2017

    Soda Springs - Special Appointments Available For Back to School Immunizations

    To help parents prepare for 2017-2018 School Immunization Requirements, Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) will be holding an immunization clinic on Friday, April 21st. This clinic is by appointment only. Their office is located at 55 East 1st South in Soda Springs.    Read More


    6 Apr 2017

    Bridging the Gap Dinner to Be Hosted In Blackfoot on May 16th

    The Bridging the Gap dinner is a free, 3-course dinner, and will take place on Tuesday, May 16th at 6:00 p.m. at Tommy Vaughn’s Grill, 850 Jensen’s Grove, Blackfoot. Those wishing to attend must RSVP by Wednesday, May 10th. Space is limited. Please reserve your seat by calling LeAnne Salinas at 208-478-6315 and leaving a message.    Read More


    19 Apr 2017

    Great Rift Rural Health Network Scholarship Opportunity

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    20 Apr 2017

    Mom ‘n Me 5k Fun Run/Walk Celebrates 10 Years

    In its 10th successful year, Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) will again host the Annual Mom n’ Me 5k Fun Run/Walk. The event will take place on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14, 2017, at Centennial Park. The Mom n’ Me 5k Fun Run/Walk is an effort to create a healthy tradition for friends and family on Mother’s Day. The event is held on the Portneuf Greenway, beginning and ending at Centennial Park and allows easy access for all generations. “The Mom ‘n Me is not competitive & is untimed. We do this so that everyone and all abilities can participate, said Dana Solomon, Mom ‘n Me Organizer.    APPLY NOW!


  • 25 May 2017

    FREE HIV and Syphilis Testing for the month of June

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) will observe this year’s National HIV Testing Day by offering free HIV and syphilis testing throughout the month of June at their Pocatello facility located at 1901 Alvin Ricken Drive. Testing is available by appointment by calling 233-9080. There’s only one way to know – GET TESTED!    Read More


  • 13 Jun 2017

    Prescription Drug Take-Back Event

    To combat the rapidly growing prescription drug abuse problem we are seeing in our communities, Southeastern Idaho Public Health, in conjunction with Blackfoot Police Department, will be holding a Take Back Prescription Drug Day on Friday, June 23rd from 2:00-6:00 pm.    Read More


    22 Jun 2017

    Free rapid Hepatitis C testing for the month of July

    In recognition of Word Hepatitis Day on July 28th, Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) is offering free rapid Hepatitis C testing for qualified individuals at all of their offices throughout the month of July. Testing is available by appointment only.    Read More


    27 Jun 2017

    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, 2017, that raise household income eligibility limits to help offset cost of living increases. This is an annual adjustment.    Read More


  • 6 Jul 2017

    Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Vital Statistics

    The Health Statistics Unit within the Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics collects, analyzes and reports information from data systems such as Vital Statistics, the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Tracking System.    Read More


    6 Jul 2017

    “Back to School” Immunization Giveaway Kindle Fire Winner

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH), Oneida county office, is pleased to announce the winner of a Kindle Fire in SIPH’s “Back to School” immunization giveaway. Congratulations to Wylee Hawkes! SIPH appreciates the Hawkes’ family for choosing to immunize to protect the health of their children and the community around them! The next drawing for a Kindle Fire will be held on July 27th and August 31st. Please visit our office located at 175 South 300 East for your back to school immunizations and a raffle ticket to win your own Kindle Fire. Call 766-4764 for more information.    Read More


    10 Jul 2017

    Bear Lake County - Special Appointments Available For Back to School Immunizations

    In conjunction with kindergarten registration and to help parents prepare for 2017-2018 school immunization requirements, Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) is encouraging parents to call and schedule an appointment for their child to get immunized. Each participating student will be entered for the chance to win a Kindle Fire tablet; there will be multiple winners in each county office!    Read More


    10 Jul 2017

    Butte County - Special Appointments Available For Back to School Immunizations

    In conjunction with kindergarten registration and to help parents prepare for 2017-2018 school immunization requirements, Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) is encouraging parents to call and schedule an appointment for their child to get immunized. Each participating student will be entered for the chance to win a Kindle Fire tablet; there will be multiple winners in each county office!    Read More


  • 1 Aug 2017

    RABID BAT FOUND IN POCATELLO

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) has confirmed that a bat has tested positive for rabies within Pocatello city limits. This is the first bat to test positive for rabies in Idaho this year. Last year, Idaho had 20 bats test positive for rabies, and two of them were in Bingham County.    Read More


    1 Aug 2017

    Diaper Drive in Pocatello

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) will hold a Diaper Drive on Saturday, August 12th at the Pocatello Fred Meyer from noon– 4 pm. The donated diapers will go to families in need in southeast Idaho. Diapers are essential in keeping babies happy and healthy, yet 1 in 3 families in Idaho struggle to afford diapers and low-income families are forced to choose between diapers and food each month.    Read More


  • 4 Sep 2017

    September 2017 Varnish Clinic

    Fluoride Varnish Clinics provide dental screenings, fluoride varnish applications and education to children of all ages and parents. Fluoride varnish is an easy, effective, and safe way to help protect your child’s teeth and prevent cavities. The varnish is painted on your child’s teeth with a disposable applicator. These clinics are available at no cost to families, we bill Medicaid and Private insurance for these services; however, children who are uninsured can still be seen. The Fluoride Varnish Clinics are held at Southeastern Idaho Public Health offices monthly.    Read More


    5 Sep 2017

    Fit and Fall Proof™ Program ~ Exercise Class

    The exercises class is held at the Mennonite Fellowship Hall each Tuesday and Friday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. beginning in a couple weeks on September 19th. Please dress comfortably and wear sensible footwear. The class exercises will focus on strength, flexibility and balance which will help you prevent falls.    Read More


    8 Sep 2017

    Bannock County - FREE HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis C Testing for the month of September

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health will be providing free HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis C testing and education for qualified individuals at their facility for the month of September. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact your local Southeastern Idaho Public Health office at 233-9080.    Read More


    8 Sep 2017

    Caribou County - FREE HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis C Testing for the month of September

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health will be providing free HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis C testing and education for qualified individuals at their facility for the month of September. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact your local Southeastern Idaho Public Health office at 547-4375.    Read More


    8 Sep 2017

    Butte County - FREE HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis C Testing for the month of September

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health will be providing free HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis C testing and education for qualified individuals at their facility for the month of September. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact your local Southeastern Idaho Public Health office at 527-3463.    Read More


    8 Sep 2017

    Bear Lake County - FREE HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis C Testing for the month of September

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health will be providing free HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis C testing and education for qualified individuals at their facility for the month of September. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact your local Southeastern Idaho Public Health office at 847-3000.    Read More


    8 Sep 2017

    Bingham County - FREE HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis C Testing for the month of September

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health will be providing free HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis C testing and education for qualified individuals at their facility for the month of September. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact your local Southeastern Idaho Public Health office at 785-2160.    Read More


    8 Sep 2017

    Bear Lake County Offers Walk-In Flu Vaccination Clinic on September 26th

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Bear Lake County office will be holding a walk-in flu vaccination clinic at their facility on 431 Clay St. on Tuesday, September 26th from 8:00 am-noon and 1:00 pm-5:00 pm. Flu vaccination appointments for other days of the week can also be made by calling 847-3000.    Read More


    8 Sep 2017

    Caribou County Offers Walk-in Flu Vaccination Clinics

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Caribou County office will be holding walk-in flu vaccination clinics at their facility on 55 East 1st South on Thursday, September 28th from 9:00 am-4:30 pm.; at the Grace Legion Hut on Monday, October 2rd from 9:00 am-11:00 am; and at Bancroft North Gem School also on Monday, October 2rd from 3:00 pm-5:00 pm. Appointments can be made for other days of the week by calling 547-4375.    Read More


    11 Sep 2017

    Proclamation to be Read at Suicide Prevention Symposium on September 14th

    With southeast Idaho having one of the highest suicide rates in the state, a suicide prevention proclamation will be read at Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Suicide Prevention Symposium at Idaho State University on September 14th. During the symposium, Chubbuck Mayor, Kevin England, in a joint proclamation with Pocatello Mayor, Brian Blad, will proclaim September 10th-16th Suicide Prevention and Awareness Week. The proclamation urges all citizens to work to prevent suicide and to raise awareness and tolerance around all people affected by suicide.    Read More


    15 Sep 2017

    Falls Prevention Health Fair

    In recognition of Falls Prevention Awareness Day, Southeastern Idaho Public Health is partnering with Idaho State University to hold the 6th Annual “Humpty Dumpty” Falls Prevention Health Fair on Friday, October 20th from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Southeastern Idaho Public Health located at 1901 Alvin Ricken Drive, Pocatello. This event is FREE and for older adults.    Read More