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Message from our Director, Rene LeBlanc

Rene LeBlancWelcome to the South Central Public Health District website! We are continually striving to make this resource a friendlier, easier way of accessing the vast array of programs and services provided by the Public Health District.

Prevent. Promote. Protect. Our district's dedicated professionals carry out that mission every day through a wide range of essential programs and activities that touch the lives of the citizens of the eight counties we serve in south central Idaho.

Public health is community focused. Disease prevention and health promotion programs protect entire communities-not just individuals-from communicable diseases, epidemics, and contaminated food and water. All south central Idaho citizens benefit from adequate waste treatment, safe food handling by restaurants, infectious disease control, immunized children, and emergency preparedness.

I invite you to browse through the website and learn more about how our district works to promote and protect this community. We are happy to provide this service to you and welcome your feedback on this site.

Thank you.
Rene LeBlanc, MS, RS
Director, South Central Public Health District

South Central Public Health District Board of Health

The Board of Health for South Central Public Health District is composed of eight voting members, each representing his/her respective county. Board members are appointed by their County Commission for a five-year term following a vote of approval by a majority of the other commissioners in the counties of the South Central Public Health District.

The Board has authority as designated in Idaho Code 39-414 "to do all things required for the preservation and protection of the public health." The Board appoints a District Director who serves as the secretary and administrative officer to the Board. The Director carries out the policies and directives of the Board.

Correspondence may be addressed to Board members at the Twin Falls Office.

View the Board of Health Meeting Schedule, Agenda, and/or Minutes

Linda Montgomery Angenie McCleary Tom Faulkner

Linda F. Montgomery
Jerome County

Angenie McCleary
Blaine County

Tom Faulkner
Gooding County

Pam Jones Robert Kunau Charles Ritter

Pamela J. Jones, RN
Camas County

Robert Kunau
Cassia County

Charles Ritter
Lincoln County

Cheryl Juntunen Terry Kramer Peter Curran

Cheryl Juntunen, RN, MS
Minidoka County

Terry Kramer
Twin Falls County

Peter Curran, MD
Medical Consultant

Rene Le Blanc

Rene Le Blanc, MS, RS
District Director
Board Secretary

Community Health

Community Health Programs at South Central Public Health District provide health promotion and education programs, and community assessment data.

Learn more about our community health programs by clicking below.

Family and Children's Health

The Family & Children's Health Division provides programs that prevent childhood illnesses; assist in control of unintended pregnancies; and limit the spread of infectious diseases through early investigation, identification, and treatment.

Learn more about our family and children's health services by clicking below.

Environmental Health

The surroundings and geographical setting in which we live, work, and recreate have a direct influence upon our health and well being.

The Environmental Health Division's mission is to enhance and improve the health and quality of our lives by controlling or reducing those adverse environmental factors, which pose a hazard to our health and well being. Various educational and regulatory mechanisms are employed to achieve these goals.

Learn more about our environmental health services by clicking below.

Public Health Preparedness

The Public Health Preparedness program at South Central Public Health District was established in 2002 to expand the district's capabilities to plan for - and respond to - public health emergencies in Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, and Twin Falls counties.

Learn more about how our health district is preparing our community for public health emergencies by clicking below.

Prevent. Promote. Protect.
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