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Public Health Advisory: Harmful algal bloom identified in Henry’s Lake

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) is issuing a health advisory for Henry’s Lake, urging caution when recreating in or near the water.

Gov. Little to sign executive order to support suicide prevention in Idaho

Idaho Gov. Brad Little this Wednesday, Sept. 27, will sign an executive order and proclamation to further support suicide prevention in Idaho.

Measles reported in Idaho resident; public health officials remind Idahoans to protect themselves from highly contagious illness by getting immunized

An adult male with confirmed measles has been reported in southwest Idaho. He was unvaccinated and was exposed during recent international travel. He was hospitalized, and is now recovering at home.

Public Health Advisory: Harmful algal bloom identified in Island Park Reservoir

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) is issuing a health advisory for Island Park Reservoir, urging caution when recreating in or near the water.

Gov. Little to commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day Aug. 31 at Idaho Capitol

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will host an event at the Idaho Capitol Aug. 31 to commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day. The event will start at 10 a.m. Mountain Time on the second-floor rotunda.

Statement from DHW Director Dave Jeppesen about Legislative Services Office audit

Department of Health and Welfare Director Dave Jeppesen issued the following statement in response to the State of Idaho Legislative Service

Board of Health and Welfare to meet August 17

The Idaho Board of Health and Welfare will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 8 a.m. MT Thursday, Aug. 17, via Webex and in Boise.

First human infection of West Nile virus in Idaho this year

Idaho’s first human West Nile virus (WNV) infection this year was identified in a Washington County resident over the age of 50 on Thursday, Aug. 3. This person has been hospitalized with the infection but is recovering and being discharged home.

Harmful algal blooms identified in Hells Canyon and Brownlee reservoirs

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) issued health advisories for Hells Canyon and Brownlee reservoirs, urging the public to use caution when recreating in or near the water.

988 Lifeline answers nearly 5 million calls, texts, and chats in its first year, including 12,657 in Idaho

In its first year, the 988 National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline answered nearly 5 million calls, texts, and chats, including 12,657 in Idaho.