health

A Twin Falls nurse spent 2 weeks in Washington responding to measles outbreak

TWIN FALLS — South Central Public Health District’s Tanis Maxwell had never encountered a confirmed case of the measles — let alone an outbreak — here in Idaho.

Washington measles outbreak prompts warning to Idaho doctors

BOISE (AP) — Health officials in southwestern Idaho are warning medical care providers to be on the lookout for symptoms of measles because of an outbreak in western Washington that has sickened at least 26 people.

Public health advisory lifted for Salmon Falls Creek Reservoir

ROGERSON — South Central Public Health District and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality announced Oct. 17 they’re lifting a public health advisory for Salmon Falls Creek Reservoir.