Many services are provided through contracts with the Department of Health and Welfare.
Contact the nearest District Health Department for the latest information about services in your community and for information. The Public Health Preparedness and Communication Systems office (Bioterrorism Planning) will work in partnership with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, the other public health districts, health care providers and emergency service responders to formulate a cohesive statewide plan to prepare for and respond to bioterrorism attacks and other public health emergencies.
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Health West clinics are open weekdays from AM to PM with occasional evening hours.ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH: Environmental Health programs include issues where human health interrelates with the physical environment and the community of plants and animals.**Environmental Health Programs include: Day Care; Epidemiology (Animal Bites, Food and Water Borne Illness); Food Establishments (Permits, Plan Reviews, Inspections); Indoor Air Quality (Radon); Lead Health Program; Methamphetamine Labs; Public Pools; Solid Waste.The web site includes numerous links to additional state and national resources, a link to the Communicable Disease Guidelines for Schools, and a link to an online First Aid Procedures Handbook (under Member Benefits on their web site).Health West, a non-profit healthcare organization, operates medical clinics in Pocatello, American Falls, Lava Hot Springs, Aberdeen and Downey.