Welcome to the Panhandle Health District
Moving Minutes Challenge 2014 - Are you ready?
Septic systems are easy to ignore until they fail. Then
you realize how important they are to your daily life.
Here are common causes of septic system failures:
- Infrequent septic tank pumping
- Overuse of water--does your toilet run continuously?
- improper construction
- overuse of the garbage disposal
- damage from excavation or vehicles driving over the system
- undersized septic tank and drainfields
Click here to learn more: Individual and Subsurface Sewage
Read BREAKING NEWS here!
Idaho's Food Protection Program Manager will meet with the public in Coeur d'Alene at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, to explain proposed changes to the Idaho Food Code...READ MORE
Washing floors and bathtubs, raking gardens and walking the dog can win residents of northern Idaho prizes throughout the month of April if they do those activities enough...READ MORE
Public Health materials in Spanish through Seattle & King County Public Health
PHD Hayden Helpful Mini-Phone Directory
|For: immunizations, birth control, women's health, flu shots, family planning||(208)415-5270|
(appts. 8 am-7 pm)
|nutrition education, supplemental foods for pregnant women, infants and children||(208)415-5130|
|Home Health||doctor-ordered skilled nursing care/therapy at home||
|Institutional Controls Program||Ensuring integrity of clean soil and protective barriers in Bunker Hill Superfund site||
|Environmental Health||food aps, septic, aquifer, critical materials, water||(208)415-5220|
|Child Care Resource Center||resources for providers, referrals for parents||(208)415-5145|
|Public Health Preparedness||disaster preparedness||(208)415-5180|
137 N. Eighth
8500 N. Atlas Rd.
PHD headquarters in Hayden, Idaho.
What Is the Panhandle Health District?
The Panhandle Health District is one of seven public health districts in Idaho responsible for protecting public health, that is, the health of the masses. Click About Us to read more about Idaho's health districts and see the counties each district covers.
To prevent disease, disability and premature death; to promote healthy lifestyles; and to protect the health and quality of the environment.
A healthy population now and in the future through healthful living, clean air and water, disaster preparedness and the prevention of the spread of disease.
Visit our Division pages to learn more about how Panhandle Health District protects the public's health. Visit Public Information to learn about the latest health news and developments in Idaho's five northern counties. Click on Health Districts' Strategic Plan to learn plans to protect public health statewide through 2013. Click on Project Health to learn about the Panhandle Public Health Foundation that raises money for projects that promote public health in Idaho's five northern counties.
Find out how the public health system works in Idaho. Click on Public Health in Idaho for a great video adventure through Idaho's public health system.
Visit any of our five offices in Idaho's five northern counties for services. For Locations and Phone Numbers, click. Or visit Idaho's six other health districts by clicking on the following links:
- North Central Health District
- Southwest District Health
- Central District Health Department
- South Central Public Health District
- Southeastern District Health Department
- Eastern Idaho Public Health District