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Office: 208-334-0693
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posted on January 19, 2010 07:56
Due to budget reductions, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) will close all 48 of its offices for a half day every other Friday afternoon until the end of the current fiscal year.

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posted on January 11, 2010 09:16
It’s easier than ever to protect yourself and your loved ones from H1N1 influenza. More and more pharmacies throughout the state are offering the H1N1 vaccine, and private providers and local health districts are continuing to offer the vaccine by appointment and in clinics.

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posted on December 30, 2009 16:06
Influenza activity has significantly decreased in the past few weeks, but public health officials are cautioning Idahoans not to become complacent.

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ShanahaT posted on December 23, 2009 13:48
A national poll shows only 22 percent of adults targeted to receive the H1N1 flu vaccine have received it so far. With vaccine widely available, publi...

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posted on December 16, 2009 12:12
As supplies of H1N1 vaccine continue to improve, public health officials are encouraging all Idahoans to get vaccinated against the 2009 H1N1 vaccine before the holidays to help prevent the spread of illness as families and friends gather together. Since last week, the 2009 H1N1 vaccine has been available to Idahoans over the age of 6 months.

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