Southeastern Idaho Public Health

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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


  • 1 Jun 2018

    FREE HIV, Hepatitis C (Hep C) and Syphilis testing for the entire month of June

    National HIV Testing Day is Wednesday, June 27th. To recognize this national event and to encourage residents of Southeast Idaho to know their HIV status, Southeastern Idaho Public Health will be conducting FREE HIV, Hepatitis C (Hep C) and Syphilis testing for the entire month of June at all of their 8 clinic locations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 out of 7 people living with HIV don’t know they have it and 4 in 10 new HIV infections come from people who don’t know they’re infected. The decision to take an HIV test is the first step to keep yourself and those around you healthy!    Read More


  • 23 Jul 2018

    Public Health Officials Confirm Positive Mosquito Pool in Power County

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) officials have confirmed West Nile Virus (WNV) positive mosquito pool in Power County. Other positive mosquito pools in Idaho have been reported in Canyon, Elmore, Gem, and Payette counties. No WNV human cases have been reported.    Read More


    24 Jul 2018

    Montpelier - Special Appointments Available For Back to School Immunizations

    To help parents prepare for 2018-2019 School Immunization Requirements, Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) will be holding immunization clinics on Wednesday, August 8th and Monday, August 20th. The clinics are by appointment only. Their office is located at 431 Clay Street in Montpelier.    Read More


    25 Jul 2018

    Soda Springs - Special Appointments Available For Back to School Immunizations

    To help parents prepare for 2018-2019 School Immunization Requirements, Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) will be holding immunization clinics on Monday, August 6th and Thursday, August 16th. The clinics are by appointment only. Their office is located at 55 East 1st South in Soda Springs.    Read More


    25 Jul 2018

    Arco - Special Appointments Available For Back to School Immunizations

    To help parents prepare for 2018-2019 School Immunization Requirements, Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s (SIPH) Butte County office will be expanding their clinic hours to Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through the month of August. Their office is located at 178 Sunset in Arco.    Read More


    30 Jul 2018

    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 15 bats test positive for rabies.    Read More


  • 9 Aug 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 September 2018. Classes will be taught on Wednesday beginning on September 5th and consecutively taught through Wednesday, September 26th. 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


    9 Aug 2018

    A Community Resource Fair Will be Held at Southeastern Idaho Public Health on August 22, 2018

    To connect families with resources in our community, Southeastern Idaho Public Health will be holding their 2nd Annual Community Resource Fair at their Pocatello facility, on 1901 Alvin Ricken Drive, on Wednesday, August 22nd from 3 pm-6 pm. This FREE event is open to the community, and will provide light refreshments, children activities, and raffle prizes. Please come and find about the great resources that are available in our community. For more information, please contact 208-239-5238.    Read More


    9 Aug 2018

    Home Visitation Program for Families Expands to Bingham County

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health has expanded their FREE evidence-based Parents as Teachers home visitation program, which currently sees families in Bannock and Power Counties, to Bingham County. The program is designed to offer support to parents, and to provide them with guidance and advice to help build their children’s intellectual, language, social, and physical development from birth to the age of three.    Read More


    9 Aug 2018

    Public Health Officials Confirm Positive Mosquito Pool in Bingham County

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) officials have confirmed the second West Nile Virus (WNV) positive mosquito pool in Health District 6. It was located in Bingham County. The first was located in Power County. Other positive mosquito pools in Idaho have been reported in Ada, Adams, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Gooding, Owyhee, Twin Falls, and Payette counties. No WNV human cases have been reported.    Read More


    27 Aug 2018

    FREE HIV, Hep. C & Syphilis Testing for the month of September

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) will be offering free HIV, Hep. C, and Syphilis testing to at-risk individuals throughout the month of September at their Pocatello office located at 1901 Alvin Ricken Drive. Testing only takes a few minutes and you can get results before you leave! Call (208)233-9080 for an appointment. Same day appointments are available! There is only one way to know – GET TESTED!    Read More


    29 Aug 2018

    Caribou County - Walk-in Flu Vaccination Clinics

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Caribou County office will be holding the following walk-in flu vaccination clinics: Grace Legion Hut, Monday Sept. 24th from 9:00 am-11:00 am, Bancroft North Gem School, Monday, Sept. 24th from 3:00pm-5:00pm, and at their facility on 55 East 1st South on Wednesday, Sept. 26th from 9:00 am-4:30 pm. Appointments can be made for other days of the week by calling 547-4375.    Read More


    29 Aug 2018

    Bear Lake County - Walk-in Flu Vaccination Clinics

    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 25th 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


  • 5 Sep 2018

    Qualis Health and Southeastern Idaho Public Health Launch Pneumonia Awareness Campaign

    Pocatello, Idaho - According to national research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), less than 67% of adults age 65 or older received their pneumonia vaccination in 2016. In southeast Idaho, 57% of Medicare beneficiaries have never received a pneumonia vaccination, putting them at risk for serious illness and hospitalization.    Read More


    5 Sep 2018

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

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


    5 Sep 2018

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health Offers Walk-in Flu Vaccination Clinic at Pocatello Senior Activity Center

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health will be holding a walk-in flu vaccination clinic at the Pocatello Senior Activity Center, 427 N. 6th Ave., on Tuesday, Sept. 25th from 9:00 am-1:00 pm. If you are unable to attend the walk-in clinic, appointments can be made at Southeastern Idaho Public Health by calling 208-233-9080. Please bring your insurance card with you to the walk-in clinic or your appointment. Flu shots are covered by most insurance plans.    Read More


    7 Sep 2018

    RABID BAT FOUND IN BLACKFOOT

    Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) has confirmed that a bat has tested positive for rabies within Blackfoot city limits. This is the seventh bat to test positive for rabies in Idaho this year. Last year, Idaho had 15 bats test positive for rabies.    Read More