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  • 26 Jan 2018

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health Announces Flu Deaths in Southeastern Idaho

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health is sad to announce that four deaths have occurred from an influenza-related illness in Health District 6. The four deaths occurred in people over the age of 50. Southeastern Idaho Public Health officials would like to express their condolences to the families of the people who have died. This is Idaho’s 46th influenza-associated death of the season. Last flu season, 72 people were reported to have died from flu-related illnesses in Idaho.    Read More


    26 Jan 2018

    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 Wednesdays from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. The program schedule is as follows: Wednesday, February 7th through Wednesday, February 28th. The program will be held at Southeastern Idaho Public Health located at 431 Clay St. in Montpelier.    Read More


    26 Jan 2018

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health Offers 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 6th and consecutively taught through Tuesday, February 27th. 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


    30 Jan 2018

    Free Heart Health Screening To Be Offered in Pocatello

    Celebrate your heart health by attending a FREE Heart Health Screening and Community Health Check on Tuesday, February 6th from noon – 3 p.m. at Southeastern Idaho Public Health located at 1901 Alvin Ricken Drive in Pocatello. Screenings will include: Blood Glucose Testing, A1c Testing (if applicable), Cholesterol Testing (non-fasting), Foot Checks, 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, Self-Management Strategies, Resources to Community Services, Door Prizes and Heart Healthy Snacks. For more information about the event, contact Traci Lambson at 478-6316.    Read More


  • 14 Feb 2018

    Pocatello Fire Department Donates $1,000 to Southeastern Idaho Public Health for Flu Vaccines

    To ensure everyone gets their flu vaccination, the Pocatello Fire Department donated $1,000 to Southeastern Idaho Public Health to help cover the cost of flu vaccinations for people who do not have insurance or are underinsured. The free vaccinations will be provided at a walk in clinic that will be held on Thursday, February 22 at the Pocatello/Chubbuck Senior Citizen Center, 427 N. 6th Avenue from 3:30-5:00 pm. It is not too late to get vaccinated! Getting vaccinated will help protect you and your family for the rest of the influenza season.    Read More


    26 Feb 2018

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health Makes Changes To Clinic Scheduling

    Starting Monday, March 5, Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Bannock County office will no longer be offering walk-in clinics for WIC and Clinical Services. In order to better serve our clients, people will be seen by appointments only. To schedule an appointment, please call 233-9080.    Read More


  • 6 Mar 2018

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Butte County Office Hours change on Monday, March 19th

    Starting on March 19th, Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Butte County Office will be open on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. For more information, please call 208-527-3463.    Read More


    14 Mar 2018

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health To Offer Free Tobacco Cessation Program

    A FREE four week Fresh Start Tobacco Cessation program will be offered to Pocatello community members during April 2018. Classes will be taught on Tuesday beginning on April 3rd and consecutively taught through Tuesday, April 24th. 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


    14 Mar 2018

    FREE HIV, Hepatitis C & Syphilis Testing for the entire month of March.

    For more information or to find out if you qualify, please call 208.233.9080.    Read More


    19 Mar 2018

    Free Diabetes Classes To Be Offered in Pocatello

    A FREE four session Healthy Diabetes Plate Class Series will be offered in Pocatello during the month of April. Class sessions will be taught on Wednesdays beginning April 4th and consecutively taught through Wednesday, April 25th. The classes will be held from 3-5 pm at Southeastern Idaho Public Health located at 1901 Alvin Ricken Drive in Pocatello.    Read More


  • 2 Apr 2018

    Preparedness Training to be held on April 3rd and 4th hosted by Southeastern Idaho Healthcare Coalition, Eastern Idaho Healthcare Coalition, and South Central Healthcare Preparedness Coalition

    On April 3rd and 4th, at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel & Event Center, the Southeastern Idaho Healthcare Coalition, Eastern Idaho Healthcare Coalition, and South Central Healthcare Preparedness Coalition will be hosting the Regional Readiness Rendezvous for area healthcare and emergency response personnel. This event will focus on preparedness topics including healthcare cyber security, earthquake activity in southeast Idaho, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services preparedness rules, fentanyl and the opioid crisis, Stop the Bleed training, and a speaker who was at the Route 91 Country Music Festival, at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, during the active shooter incident.    Read More


    16 Apr 2018

    Cancer Prevention/Screening Event to Be Offered in Pocatello

    POCATELLO, IDAHO – In Idaho, cancer is the second leading cause of death for both men and women. To prevent cancer and encourage screening, Southeastern Idaho Public Health is holding their first annual Cancer Prevention/Screening Event on April 17th from 2:00-5:00 pm at their facility on 1901 Alvin Ricken Drive.    Read More


    16 Apr 2018

    Mom ‘n Me 5k Fun Run/Walk Celebrates 11 Years

    In its 11th 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 13, 2018, at the Portneuf Wellness Complex. The Mom n’ Me 5k Fun Run/Walk is an effort to create a healthy tradition for friends and family on Mother’s Day. It is not competitive & is untimed. We do this so that everyone and all abilities can participate, said Dana Solomon, Mom ‘n Me Organizer.    Read More


    23 Apr 2018

    Fiscal Year 2019 budget request of the District Board of Health

    In accordance with 39-423, Idaho Code, Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Budget Committee (consisting of the Chairmen of the eight participating counties’ Boards of County Commissioners) will meet to consider the Fiscal Year 2019 budget request of the District Board of Health. This meeting will serve as the required public hearing.    Read More


    23 Apr 2018

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health & the Blackfoot Police Department are taking back unwanted prescription drugs April 28 at Patriot Field in Blackfoot

    On Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Southeastern Idaho Public Health and the Blackfoot Police Department will give the public its 15th opportunity in 7 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to Patriot Field at 217 W. Francis (We cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.    Read More