Health Professionals

Health Professionals


Idaho Reportable Diseases / Procedures

In the State of Idaho, licensed physicians, physician assistants, certified nurse practitioners, registered nurses, school health nurses, infection surveillance staff, public health officials, laboratory directors, and coroners are required to report all reportable diseases and conditions. To report a disease or condition to CDH, call the Communicable Disease Control program at (208) 327-8625 or fax report to (208) 327-7100.

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule recognizes the legitimate need for public health authorities and others responsible for ensuring public health and safety to have access to protected health information to carry out their public health mission. The Privacy Rule permits covered entities (licensed medical providers, nurses, hospitals, laboratories, etc.) to disclose protected health information, without authorization to public health authorities that are legally authorized to receive such reports for the purpose of preventing or controlling disease, injury, or disability. See 45 CFR 164.512(b)(1)(i).
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Health Alert Network (HAN)

The Health Alert Network (HAN) is an essential resource for communication between Central District Health and health care providers, schools, laboratories, pharmacies, and other medical service providers. We highly encourage our healthcare community to sign-up to receive HAN messages. HAN is used to pass on important information about outbreaks, seasonal disease advisories, educational opportunities, and more. Learn More

Meaningful Use in Public Health

If you have questions about Meaningful Use in Public Health, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has set up a web page specifically to address provider questions. Click here to learn more about Meaningful Use or to ask a specific question.

Tuberculosis Resources

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upcoming events



Aug. 218:30 am
BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING

Meeting to be held via video conference. Public may view through the CDH YouTube page.
View upcoming agendas HERE
Note: The Board of Health will meet every Tuesday at 4 p.m. via teleconference unless otherwise indicated to discuss COVID-19 developments. Regularly scheduled Board of Health meetings are also planned and are anticipated to include COVID-19 discussion as well as other agenda items.

Serving You During COVID-19

Some CDH events, meetings, and gatherings may still be postponed at this time. Please call us at 208-375-5211 with questions about a specific meeting or gathering. CDH is open and offering services, including food and septic permit applications and processing, primary care clinic appointments (non-respiratory-related).

Call to make a clinic appointment: 208-327-7400

Learn more about how we're serving you during COVID-19 HERE.

contacts


Ada County

Elmore County

Boise County

Valley County

208-375-5211

208-587-4407

208-375-5211

208-634-7194