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Public Health

Public Health is the science and practice of protecting and improving the health of community.

CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

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The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR ) series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Often called “the voice of CDC,” the MMWR  series is the agency’s primary vehicle for scientific publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations. Live well. Learn how.

When making decisions about your health, it’s important to know where to go to get the latest, most reliable information. has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare website supplies easily accessible, important, information on pediatric care, vaccinations, food and financial assistance, domestic abuse, where to seek health care locally and other facts and figures about Idaho’s wellness and well being.

Idaho Public Health Association

Established in 1952, the Idaho Public Health Association (IPHA) is the oldest nonprofit organization representing public, private, and consumer health interests in Idaho. The purpose of IPHA is to foster and support improvements in the health and welfare of Idaho citizens and to provide a forum for the expression and dissemination of current health issues, trends, and technologies.

Public Health Information for Students and Professionals

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Visitors to this page can learn about the flexible options available for pursuing a future in public health. Included is a searchable database of programs featuring schools accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. A public health degree can make the difference between a working professional and a working professional who contributes to a safer, healthier world.

SAMHSA Behavioral Treatment Services Locator 

The Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator is a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.