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Network of Care

South Central
Public Health District
1020 Washington St N
Twin Falls ID 83301-3156
(208) 737-5900


  

Press Releases by Year

2014        2013        2012        2011        2010        2009        2008


2014 Press Releases

October

10-10-2014

SCPHD Reminds the Public the Importance of Fighting the Flu!

10-07-2014

SCPHD Offering Dental Sealant Clinics for Students at Castleford School During October

10-01-2014

SCPHD Works With Community Partners to Find a Family Planning Provider For Blaine County Residents


September

09-12-2014

SCPHD Reminds Blaine County Residents That the Bellevue Office Is Still Open For Business


August

08-18-2014

South Central Public Health Offering Fluoride Varnish Clinics for Children

08-06-2014

West Nile Virus Alert Issued for Twin Falls County

08-04-2014

SCPHD Partners With Buhl-Based Clear Springs Foods to Offer Tobacco Cessation Class


July

07-31-2014

SCPHD Reminds Worried Public That the Twin Falls Office Is Still Open For Business

07-24-2014

South Central Public Health District Now Accepting SelectHealth Insurance

07-22-2014

SCPHD Announces Closure of Twin Falls Family Planning Clinic

07-17-2014

SCPHD Can Help Parents Immunize Their Children For Little Cost This Back to School Season

07-17-2014

SCPHD Reminds the Public: Anyone Selling Potentially Hazardous Foods Should Have A Food Establishment Permit


June

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No June Press Releases


May

05-14-2014

Measles Outbreak Linked to Unimmunized Travelers


April

04-03-2014

Public Health District Calls for Nominations for the 16th Annual Health Hero Awards

04-03-2014

South Central Public Health District Helps With Your Health Idaho Sign-Up Success

04-03-2014

Offices of SCPHD Closed on Friday, April 4

04-01-2014

Public Health Offering Fluoride Varnish Clinics for Children

04-01-2014

SCPHD Offering Dental Sealant Clinics for Students at Woodside Elementary School in Hailey


March

03-28-2014

South Central Public Health District and Nurture Partner to Provide Wellness Event at Boys and Girls Club

03-26-2014

Blaine County One of the Five Healthiest in Idaho, According to New Rankings

03-25-2014

SCPHD Offering Free Cessation Classes to Magic Valley Smokers

03-18-2014

SCPHD Offering "Bridging the Gap" Dinner for Parents and Youth

03-11-2014

SCPHD Offering Free Cessation Classes in Jerome


February

02-06-2014

SCPHD Celebrates 50 Years of the Surgeon General's Report on Smoking by Offering FREE Tobacco Cessation Classes


January

01-24-2014

SCPHD Warns-Cases of Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Increasing in the Magic Valley

01-22-2014

South Central Public Health Receives Grant to Provide Activities at Mt. Harrison High School During National Drug Facts Week

01-21-2014

Public Health Offering Fluoride Varnish Clinics for Children

01-13-2014

SCPHD Offering Dental Sealant Clinics for Students at Castleford School

01-04-2014

Health District Implementing Volunteer Program to Promote Breast Cancer Screenings


2013 Press Releases

December

12-23-2013

SCPHD Asking for North Side Communities Help with Public Health Survey

12-18-2013

A New Smoke Free You in 2014! SCPHD Offering Free Cessation Classes


November

11-21-2013

SCPHD Offering Dental Sealant Clinics for Students at Carey School


October

10-31-2013

SCPHD Asking for Community Help with Public Health Survey

10-28-2013

SCPHD Offering Dental Sealant Clinics for Children at Sawtooth Elementary

10-25-2013

Freedom from Tobacco--SCPHD Offering Free Cessation Class

10-22-2013

SCPHD Offering Free Tobacco Cessation Classes to Celebrate the Annual Great American Smokeout!

10-07-2013

SCPHD Offering Fluoride Varnish Clinics for Children


September

9-26-2013

Offices of SCPHD Closed on Friday, October 4

9-25-2013

Remember to Wash All Produce Before Consuming

9-03-2013

Be Freed From Tobacco-SCPHD Offering Free Cessation Classes

9-03-2013

Older Adults Encouraged to Stay Active-SCPHD Hosting a Fun Walk for Seniors


August

8-28-2013

Public Health-First Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported in South Central Idaho

8-02-2013

Send Your Children Back to School with Their Immunizations Up-to-Date

8-01-2013

Be Freed From Tobacco-SCPHD Offering Free Cessation Classes


July

7-24-2013

West Nile Virus Alert Issued for Twin Falls County

7-22-2013

South Central Public Health District Honored for Excellence in Public Health


June

6-6-2013

Be Freed From Tobacco-SCPHD Offering Free Cessation Classes


May

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No May Press Releases


April

4-29-2013

SCPHD Offers FINAL "Head to Toe" Clinic for People with Diabetes

4-15-2013

SCPHD Looking for Volunteers for Emergency Exercise

4-1-2013

Public Health District Calls For "Health Heroes" Nominations

4-1-2013

Offices of SCPHD Closed on Friday, April 5


March

3-26-2013

SCPHD Offering "Tell It to Me Straight" Dinner for Parents

3-8-2013

SCPHD Offering Fluoride Varnish Clinics for Children

3-7-2013

Free Foot and Eye Screenings for People with Diabetes


February

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No February Press Releases


January

1-3-2013

Be Freed From Tobacco In 2013


2012 Press Releases

December

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12-10-2012

Most South Central Idaho Third Graders Are At a Healthy Weight


November

11-20-2012

SCPHD Offering FREE Rapid HIV Tests In Recognition of World Aids Day

11-19-2012

Free Foot and Eye Screenings for People With Diabetes

11-16-2012

November is National Diabetes Month

11-13-2012

Dental Sealant Clinic for Children age 6-14


October

10-17-2012

Free Foot and Eye Screenings for People With Diabetes

10-12-2012

Offices of SCPHD Closed on Friday, October 19


September

09-19-2012

Idaho Public Health Districts Unveil Statewide Network of Care for Public Health

09-07-2012

Magic Valley Crypto Numbers Rise, SCPHD Issues Warning

09-05-2012

Fall Prevention Awareness Week-SCPHD Hosting a Fun Walk for Seniors


August

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No August Press Releases


July

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07-02-2012

SCPHD Is Offering Adult Tdap Vaccine at a Reduced Fee


June

06-15-2012

Rupert ready for a C.H.A.N.G.E.

06-13-2012

Take the Test, Take Control!
South Central Public Health District Offering FREE HIV Rapid Tests

06-06-2012

Bats and Rabies: Public Health Questions and Answers


May

05-24-2012

Dental Sealant Clinic for Children Age 6-14

05-22-2012

Gardening Safety Tips for Seniors

05-18-2012

Public Health Indentifies Cases of Pertussis (Whooping Cough) in Two Adults

05-15-2012

South Central Public Health Announces Grant Winners

05-08-2012

SCPHD Offering Free Health Checks for Qualifying Women


April

04-23-2012

Second Annual "Screen-Free Week" is April 30-May 6

04-02-2012

Public Health District Calls For "Health Heroes" Nominations


March

03-06-2012

TFCO Schools and Daycares Encouraged to Apply for "Action for Healthy Kids" Mini-Grants

03-01-2012

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

03-01-2012

Dental Clinic for Children in Blaine County


February

02-09-2012

Free Foot and Eye Screenings for People With Diabetes


January

01-31-2012

Prevent Winter Slips and Falls


2011 Press Releases

December

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No December Press Releases


November

11-21-11

Fall Proof Your Home!

11-17-11

Dental Sealant Clinic for Grade School Children


October

10-06-11

Fall Free Seniors Fun Walk


September

09-21-11

Free Foot and Eye Screenings for People With Diabetes


August

08-25-11

Fall Prevention Awareness Week


July

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07-01-11

Public Health Identifies Cases of Pertussis (Whooping Cough) in South Central Idaho


June

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No June Press Releases


May

 

05-24-11

SCPHD Celebrates FFP Volunteers With a Recognition Luncheon

05-23-11

As Summer Approaches, SCPHD Reminds Campers and Hikers of the Dangers of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS)


April

 

04-21-11

Vaccination is the Best Protection Against Measles

04-12-11

Healthy Moms and Children Lead to Healthier Families In Our Community!

04-06-11

First Annual “Screen-Free Week” is April 18-24


March

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03-31-11

Dental Sealant Clinic for Grade School Children

03-30-11

Where We Live, Work, and Play Affects Our Health

03-25-11

South Central Public Health District Earns Public Health Emergency Preparedness Recognition

03-17-11

Smoking is Costly!

03-03-11

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month


February

 

02-24-11

Free Foot and Eye Screenings for People With Diabetes

02-23-11

SCPHD Now Offering Seasonal Influenza Vaccine for $14

02-11-11

SCPHD Seeking Volunteers for Fit and Fall Proof Program

02-11-11

Public Health District Calls For "Health Heroes" Nominations


January

 

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No January Press Releases

 

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2010 Press Releases

December

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No December Press Releases


November

 

11-12-10

Join Americans Across The Country for The Great American Smokeout!


October

 

10-29-10

Scheduling a Flu Shot Just Got Easier At South Central Public Health District!

10-22-10

Free Foot and Eye Screenings for People With Diabetes

10-21-10

Gear Up For The Great American Smokeout!

10-14-10

SCPHD Now Offering Seasonal Influenza Vaccine


September

 

09-14-10

South Central Public Health District Earns Public Health Emergency Preparedness Recognition

09-09-10

Smoke Free Parks Survey

09-03-10

September is Active Aging Month


August

 

08-25-10

SCPHD Reminds the Public of the Dangers of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS)


July

 

07-07-10

Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered By South Central Public Health District and the Mustard Tree Wellness Clinic


June

 

06-22-10

Take the Test, Take Control! South Central Public Health District Offering FREE HIV Rapid Tests

06-01-10

Protect the Skin Your Baby Is In - No Sun for Baby


May

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No May Press Releases


April

 

04-14-10

SCPHD Offices in Bellevue, Jerome, and Rupert Remain Open for Business

04-14-10

Free Dental Sealant Clinic for Grade School Children

04-06-10

Healthy Parks, Healthy Kids! Smoke-Free Outdoor Air Initiative

04-01-10

Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered By South Central Public Health District


March

 

03-17-10

Magic Valley Tobacco Free Coalition Celebrates National Kick Butts Day

03-03-10

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month!


February

 

02-11-10

Public Health District Calls For "Health Heroes" Nominations

02-11-10

Free Foot and Eye Screenings For People With Diabetes

02-11-10

South Central Public Health District Announces Action for Healthy Kids Grant Winners


January

 

01-13-10

Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered by Mustard Tree Wellness Clinic and South Central Public Health District

01-08-10

It's Not Too Late To Vaccinate!

01-07-10

SCPHD Dental Clinic for Children Offered in Blaine County

 

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2009 Press Releases

December

 

12-23-09

Non-Safety Related Recall of Nasal Spray H1N1 Vaccine

12-21-09

H1N1 Vaccine Now Available in Some Local Pharmacies

12-09-09

H1N1 Vaccination Clinics Open to Everyone

12-04-09

SCPHD Now Offering H1N1 Vaccine to Everyone Under Age 65

12-04-09

Public Health Identifies Cases of Pertussis (Whooping Cough) in South Central Idaho


November

 

11-30-09

Idaho Facing HIV for World AIDS Day


October

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10-27-09

SCPHD Will Open Special H1N1 Clinics for Pregnant Women and High Risk Children

10-26-09

H1N1 Virus Contributor To Teen’s Death

10-21-09

Free Foot and Eye Screenings for People With Diabetes

10-21-09

Free Dental Sealant Clinic for Grade School Children

10-20-09

H1N1 Rarely Requires Hospital Care (a joint press release with local healthcare providers)

10-15-09

SCPHD Will Begin Vaccinating Area Schools Against H1N1

10-02-09

South Central Public Health District Sets Up a Public Health Information Hotline


September

 

09-21-09

South Central Public Health District Announces Five Confirmed H1N1 Infections

09-16-09

Pheasant Road West Apartment Complex Mercury Release: Fact Sheet for Residents


August

 

08-24-09

South Central Public Health District Ready for Early Seasonal Influenza Clinics

08-24-09

West Nile Contributes to Death of Twin Falls County Resident

08-21-09

South Central Public Health District Announces Additional "Fit and Fall Proof" Class Site

08-10-09

South Central Public Health District Seeking Volunteers for Fit and Fall Proof Program

08-05-09

Be Wise-Immunize!


July

 

07-14-09

Childhood Immunizations: SCPHD Works to Alleviate Financial Burden to Parents


June

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06-16-09

South Central Public Health District Announces Three Confirmed H1N1 Infections

06-16-09

Know Your Status. Get Tested for HIV.


May

 

05-18-09

Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered by Mustard Tree Wellness Clinic and SCPHD

05-18-09

Protect the Skin Your Baby Is In - No Sun for Baby

05-07-09

Diabetes Support Group to Discuss Depression and Diabetes


April

 

04-30-09

May is Asthma Awareness Month

04-24-09

Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered

04-09-09

Public Health Identifies Cases of Pertussis (Whooping Cough) in Lincoln County

04-09-09

Diabetes Support Group to Discuss Smart Shopping


March

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03-25-09

South Central Public Health District Honors Local Health Heroes

03-12-09

South Central Public Health District-No Current Plans to Change Provided Services

03-06-09

Diabetes Support Group to Discuss Diabetes Care and Complications

03-03-09

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month


February

 

02-24-09

Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered

02-18-09

Health Districts Seek To Increase Food Establishment License Fees

02-11-09

Diabetes Support Group to Discuss Diabetes and Dental Health

02-04-09

Free Immunizations Available for Mini-Cassia Area Children

02-03-09

Public Health District Calls For "Health Heroes" Nominations


January

 

01-29-09

Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered

01-09-09

Diabetes Support Group to Discuss Reading Food Labels

 

 

2008 Press Releases

December

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12-30-08

Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered

12-17-08

A Higher Than Average Percentage of South Central Idaho Children Considered Overweight

12-15-08

Free Immunizations Available for Mini-Cassia Area Children


November

 

11-06-08

Diabetes Support Group to Discuss Staying Healthy During Flu Season


October

 

10-09-08

Diabetes Support Group to Discuss Standards of Care


September

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09-29-08

First Annual SCIFSAC Food Safety Recognition Awards

09-17-08

Free Foot and Eye Screenings, Hemoglobin a1c Tests at Flu Clinics for People With Diabetes

09-17-08

South Central Public Health District Ready for Seasonal Influenza Clinics

09-09-08

SCPHD and College of Southern Idaho Offer Free Tobacco Cessation Classes

09-03-08

Diabetes Support Group to Discuss Diabetes Emotions and Stress

09-03-08

September is National Food Safety Awareness Education Month

09-02-08

Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered

09-02-08

Diabetes Center Foundation Announces Trail Ride Fundraiser


August

 

08-25-08

SCPHD Announces Additional "Fit and Fall Proof" Class Sites

08-20-08

Jerome County Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

08-14-08

Public Health Offers New “Fit and Fall Proof” Class Site

08-06-08

South Central Public Health Investigates Several Tick-Borne Infections

08-04-08

Twin Falls County Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus


July

 

07-21-08

Public Health Identifies Case of Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

07-01-08

Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered

07-01-08

Make Vaccinations Part of Summer Travel Preparations


June

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No June Press Releases


May

 

05-28-08

Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered

05-12-08

Vaccination is the Best Protection Against Measles

05-09-08

May is Asthma Awareness Month - Special Education Class Offered

05-08-08

Diabetes Support Group to Discuss Diabetes and Depression


April

 

04-29-08

Early Immunizations Clinic Offered for Soon-To-Be Kindergartners

04-28-08

Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered

04-28-08

Free Dental Sealant Clinic for Grade School Children

04-25-08

Free Arthritis Education Day Offered During Arthritis Awareness Month

04-14-08

Free Foot and Eye Screenings for People with Diabetes

04-14-08

Free Dental Sealant Clinic for Grade School Children

04-03-08

Diabetes Support Group to Discuss “End of Life Decisions”


March

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03-27-08

Spring Cleaning for People with Asthma

03-26-08

South Central Public Health District Honors Local Health Heroes

03-24-08

Public Health District to Announce Health Heroes on March 26

03-18-08

Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered

03-17-08

Free Immunizations Available for South Central Idaho Teens

03-14-08

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month


February

 

02-08-08

Public Health District Calls For “Health Heroes” Nominations


January

 

01-10-08

Continuing Education Class for Installers Scheduled for February 6