Taenia Hudson, the senior medicare patrol coordinator at the College of Southern Idaho Office on Aging, shared with us a hot new issue impacting our senior population – genetic testing fraud.
BOISE — A worker at a Downtown Boise restaurant had hepatitis A and was contagious while working at the establishment, and the Central District Health Department is offering free vaccinations to anyone who ate or worked there.
TWIN FALLS — Twins Tyler and Tyson Long surprised their parents at birth.
A public health advisory has been issued for the Salmon Falls Creek Reservoir because of a harmful algal bloom in the water.
MURTAUGH — The Snake River Bros will host its 14th annual Rally in the Valley on July 12 and 13 at Murtaugh Lake, south of Murtaugh. The cost is $40 per person for a weekend pass. Kids younger than 17 will get in free with a paid adult.
Meet the guy who’s in charge of getting you to the hospital, whether it’s in an ambulance or a helicopter
TWIN FALLS — Blaine Patterson grows many types of fruit on his property: cherries, apples, peaches, apricots, grapes and blackberries, to name a few. Each variety requires a distinct approach for it to flourish, he says.
KIMBERLY — Oak Creek Rehabilitation Center of Kimberly, a skilled-nursing facility, received a deficiency-free survey rating from the Bureau of Facility Standards during the center’s annual survey conducted in early May.
GOODING — The investigation of nearly 50 people exposed to the measles virus has ended.
FILER — The first annual Just Say Yes Idaho Benefit rodeo for organ, eye, and tissue donation will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Twin Falls County Fairgrounds in Filer.
Health-related classes and events throughout south-central Idaho this week and beyond.