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09-27-2019 - Health Advisory Issued for Winchester Lake Due to Harmful Algal Bloom Read full Press Release
09-19-2019 - Press Release: Rabid Bat Found in Latah County Read full Press Release
National Suicide Prevention Week – September 8 – 14, 2019 How Local Health Departments Work to Lower Rural Suicide Rates Discussion with Ms. Carole Moehrle.
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August 7, 2019 - More than two infectious periods have passed with no new measles cases linked to the Latah county cases, lending proof that this local outbreak has been resolved without spread to the greater community. No further monitoring of this situation is warranted. Click here for more information.
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Carol Moehrle07-29-2019 Carol Moehrle Honored with the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Highest Honor, the Maurice “Mo” Mullet Lifetime of Service Award Washington, DC, July 24, 2019 —The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) recognized the distinguished public health career of Carol Moehrle, Director of Public Health - Idaho North Central District, awarding her the Maurice “Mo” Mullet Lifetime of Service Award before a gathering of her peers at NACCHO’s 2019 Annual Conference in Orlando. NACCHO is the voice of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health departments, and its annual conference hosts the largest gathering of local health officials in the United States. Read full release here.
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PHAB12-06-2016: Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline expands services. BOISE - The Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline is expanding its services by adding an additional phone line for people to call in crisis. The Idaho Statesman reported that the new phone number will also accept text messages Mondays through Fridays, between 3 p.m. and midnight. Organizers announced the additional services on Monday. Idaho's suicide rate has long been above the national average, peaking as the ninth highest rate in the country in 2014, the most recent year for which figures were available, when the rate was 46 percent higher than the national average. The Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline has fielded nearly 5,400 calls so far this year. The suicide hotline's original number is still (800) 273-TALK. The additional number is (208) 398-HELP.
PHABIdaho North Central District First in Idaho to be Awarded National Accreditation Through the Public Health Accreditation Board
LEWISTON, IDAHO – Public Health – Idaho North Central District (PH-INCD) announced today that it has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The national accreditation program works to improve and protect the health of the public by advancing and ultimately transforming the quality and performance of the nation’s state, local, Tribal, and territorial public health departments. PH-INCD is one of fewer than 120 health departments that have thus far achieved accreditation through PHAB and the first Health Department in Idaho to achieve this prestigious status. READ MORE

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Lewiston, ID 83501

Phone: (208) 799-3100
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