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Mpox returns to Idaho: Health authorities stress importance of vaccination

IDHW and CDH announced the first two reported people diagnosed with mpox in Idaho since last year. Investigation is ongoing, but both persons reported traveling outside the state, which may be related to these diagnoses. Both people diagnosed with mpox are Ada County residents.

Health Officials Investigating Ada County Outbreak Linked to Raw Milk

Central District Health (CDH) announced today it is investigating recent reports of illness in five Ada County residents that may be associated with the consumption of unpasteurized (raw) milk. 

Diving into Water Safety at the Pool

As the summer sun blazes overhead, people of all ages enjoy time in or near a swimming pool for some splashing fun.

Department of Health and Welfare, Central District Health, and Idaho Department of Labor partner to offer services at same Mountain Home location

CENTRAL DISTRICT HEALTH (Idaho) — To streamline services and provide a better experience for customers, the Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) is moving its public-facing office in Mountain Home to a shared location with Central District Health (CDH) and the Idaho Department of Labor (DOL). DHW’s office, previously at 2420 American Legion Blvd., will relocate to 520 E. 8th St. N., in Mountain Home, and will begin doing business there on August 17.