Stories tagged: panhandle health district
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 3:19 p.m.
A north Idaho man has become the first in the state to die from flu-related complications, signaling what may be an early flu season.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
The Panhandle Health District is reporting an increase in gonorrhea cases in North Idaho. The sexually-transmitted disease is hitting young people ages 20 to 29 especially hard.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:43 a.m.
A Kootenai County resident has contracted West Nile virus from a bite from a local mosquito – the first such case ever reported in North Idaho.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
North Idaho saw its first case of locally acquired West Nile Virus when a person over the age of 50 tested positive for the virus this week.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
One mumps case has been confirmed in North Idaho, prompting the Coeur d’Alene school district to issue a notice that unvaccinated children will be required to stay home if an …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
The Panhandle Heath District reports that a Kootenai County woman has died of the flu, the first death reported in North Idaho this season.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 3:38 p.m.
It’s been a busy first year at the Northern Idaho Crisis Center, which opened last December. The center provides help for people who are experiencing crises related to mental health …
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 3:50 p.m.
Two nationally known advocates for childhood immunizations will give a free talk in Coeur d’Alene on Thursday.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 4:37 p.m.
The Panhandle Health District will offer free blood lead screening for Silver Valley children starting Monday at Shoshone Medical Center, 25 Jacobs Gulch Road, Kellogg.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 5:24 p.m.
Licensed childcare facilities in Coeur d’Alene must ensure that all tobacco products are secured away from children under new regulations recently adopted by the City Council.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
Panhandle Health District is offering free dental and vision screening for Kootenai County teenagers from 3 to 6:30 p.m. March 17 at Lakes Middle School Cafeteria, 930 N. 15th St.,Coeur …
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 5:37 p.m.
Jet boats could race up the Coeur d’Alene River in May as part of a four-river jet boat championship.
Mon., Dec. 14, 2015, 10:35 a.m.
A North Idaho woman has died from complications of the flu, the Panhandle Health District reported this morning.
Wed., Oct. 21, 2015, 8:53 p.m.
Flu season is underway in Spokane County. If you haven’t gotten a flu shot yet, it’s time, experts say.
Mon., Oct. 5, 2015, 6:48 a.m.
Volunteers − both medical and nonmedical − needed for local Medical Reserve Corps
Mon., June 8, 2015
Depression filled Lee Hendrickson’s life after a stroke eight years ago. She needed a purpose, a way to care for others and not dwell on her own health. That’s when …
Sat., June 6, 2015
Andy Helkey recently took his 10-year-old daughter kayaking at Killarney Lake. Afterward, father and daughter ate a picnic lunch. But first, they washed their hands to reduce their risk of …
Thu., April 23, 2015
RATHDRUM – After her daughter was born, Cory Campbell had lots of questions. Baby Arya was crying. Was she hungry or just fussy?
Sun., March 1, 2015
Flu deaths and hospitalizations in Spokane County so far this season are about twice as high as last year. Since October, there have been 15 deaths attributed to the flu …
Tue., Jan. 27, 2015
The flu has put 249 people into Spokane hospitals and is blamed for 10 deaths this season – including four in the past week. The numbers are higher than last …
Mon., Jan. 26, 2015, 10:14 a.m.
Sixteen people in Idaho have died from influenza as of Jan. 22, up from three deaths on Jan. 8. The spike in fatal cases has prompted state health officials to …
Fri., Jan. 16, 2015
Obesity and mental illness are the top public health concerns in northern Idaho, according to a study released Thursday. Both kids and adults struggle with their waistlines, the study found. …
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015, 3:05 p.m.
Obesity and mental illness are the top public health concerns in North Idaho, according to an assessment released today.
Fri., Dec. 5, 2014, 5:26 p.m.
An elementary school in Hayden was evacuated Friday afternoon after a man called in a bomb threat, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Wed., Oct. 8, 2014, 9:18 p.m.
The first confirmed flu death in Idaho of the flu season has been reported in Kootenai County.
Wed., Aug. 6, 2014, 4:37 p.m.
A health advisory has been lifted for the sportman’s access on the northeast end of Hayden Lake.
Tue., Nov. 26, 2013
Mark Garrett, a peer advocate at the Spokane AIDS Network, has been named to the “POZ 100,” a compilation of “unsung heroes” in the fight against AIDS. The magazine released …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2013
The gonorrhea warning call can be hard to make and hard to receive. But phone calls to sex partners of people diagnosed with the sexually transmitted infection are part of …
Tue., Aug. 20, 2013
Her days as a race car driver serve Mary Clarke well as a home health nurse in North Idaho. She travels daily, taking dirt roads to remote locations throughout the …
Thu., June 20, 2013
Three rabid bats have been found in the Coeur d’Alene area in recent weeks – an unusually high number so soon after the mammals have emerged from hibernation. “Generally we …