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Central District Health Conducting a Tuberculosis Investigation

Central District Health (CDH) is investigating a probable case of tuberculosis (TB) in a resident of the Boise State University campus. The individual has not lived in Boise or attended Boise State since Dec. 15, 2023.

Free Resources Support Students’ Mental Health During Winter Break

Central District Health reminds students and their families that there are free mental health resources available during the winter break.

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. 

Central District Health Offering Flu Vaccinations and Updated COVID-19 Vaccine

Central District Health is now accepting appointments for seasonal influenza (flu) and COVID-19 vaccinations to help curb the spread of respiratory viruses.

Measles reported in Idaho resident

An adult male with confirmed measles has been reported in southwest Idaho.

CDH Tobacco Cessation Classes Now Scheduling

Central District Health is offering virtual and in-person tobacco cessation classes through its “Kick it Idaho” campaign.

Harmful Algae Bloom Season is Here

The Southwest and Central Health Districts want to inform the public of the risk of illness in the region when recreating in bodies of water that have Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) during the summer months.

Housing, Healthcare, and Mental Health and Substance Misuse are the most pressing health needs in 10-county region of Southwest Idaho

Safe, affordable housing, access to affordable healthcare and mental health and substance abuse disorder treatment are the most pressing health needs in a 10-county region home to more than half of Idaho's residents, a new joint assessment finds.

Free Program Supports Mental Health of Students, Families During the Summer Break

A free program addressing student mental health and supporting families in our communities offered in the Boise, Kuna and West Ada School Districts continues to be available through the summer months.
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