Southeastern Idaho Public Health

  • 28 Jun 2021

    Stay Cool in the Extreme Heat

    With the joys of summer come the perils of extreme heat. Extreme heat can cause a variety of illnesses and can even be fatal. For this reason, Southeastern Idaho Public Health wants to share some tips for staying safe through the hottest months of the year.    Read More

  • 15 Jul 2021

    Volunteers Needed to Help on Foster Care Citizen Review Panel

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health is looking for volunteers to serve on their Citizen Review panel that will help evaluate and provide recommendations for the protection of children in foster care programs across Bannock, Bear Lake, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida, and Power counties.    Read More

  • 19 Oct 2021

    National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Held October 23rd Throughout Health District 6

    On Saturday, October 23rd, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and its state and local partners will hold the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The DEA began the initiative in 2010 to provide easy, anonymous opportunities to remove medicines in the home that are highly susceptible to misuse, abuse, and theft. The Idaho Office of Drug Policy, Southeastern Idaho Public Health and various Police Departments and County Sheriff Offices throughout health district 6 will be hosting Take Back Day collection site events on Saturday, October 23rd from 10 am to 2 pm.    Read More

  • 02 Dec 2021

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health Announces a Public Health Outreach Program to Assist Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities During this Pandemic Called “Hands to Hearts”

    SIPH is addressing this problem through the program “Hands to Hearts”. We are asking the community to write letters to these residents to help them get through this pandemic and remind them that they are not alone. It is our hope that through this, we can make a difference in their lives and take step towards a brighter future.    Read More

    14 Dec 2021

    Local Youth Kick Off a New Campaign to Prevent Underage Drinking During the Holiday Season

    On Monday, December 13th, 2021, local youth spent community service hours placing eye-catching stickers on the brown paper bags customers use to carry their purchases from local liquor stores. The stickers standout on the store bags and provide a strong reminder: “Providing Alcohol to minors under 21 is against the law. Keep Idaho Youth Alcohol- Free.”    Read More