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Public Health reports first heat-related deaths in 2024

The first two heat-related deaths in Idaho this year have been reported to the Division of Public Health. Both Idaho residents were over the age of 60. 

“Please stay safe if you head outdoors this summer,” said Dr. Christine Hahn, Idaho...

Board of Health and Welfare to meet June 6

The Idaho Board of Health and Welfare will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 8 a.m. MT Thursday, June 6, via Webex and in Boise.

Agenda items include introduction of incoming Director Alex Adams, remarks by Adams, and introductions for...

DHW opens new foster care facility in Payette

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) hosted a ribbon cutting Thursday, May 2, for a new 16-bed foster care facility in the city of Payette.

The Payette Assessment and Care Center (PACC) is a place that will provide structure, safety...

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