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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



Public Health materials in Russian through Seattle & King County Public Health


         PHD Hayden Helpful Mini-Phone Directory

Clinical Appts.


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

(208)415-5160 or


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

Bonner PHD

1020 Michigan






Boundary PHD

7402 Caribou

Bonners Ferry

Benewah PHD

137 N. Eighth

St. Maries


8500 N. Atlas Rd.


Shoshone PHD

114 Riverside





                         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.


PHD's Mission

To prevent disease, disability and premature death; to promote healthy lifestyles; and to protect the health and quality of the environment.


PHD's Goals

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:



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