Disease Data

February 2024 Disease Bulletin

Disease20202021202220232024
2019-nCoV1674028605195792571251
Aseptic meningitis315
Botulism, foodborne2
Botulism, infant
Botulism, wound1
Campylobacteriosis30303236
Chlamydia557542560557106
Cryptosporidiosis711014
Elevated Blood Lead5566927913
Giardiasis58912
Gonorrhea8311113710816
Group A Strep, invasive1477141
Haemophilus influenzae, invasive2676
Hepatitis A133
Hepatitis B691445
Hepatitis C27723316614130
HIV781051
Influenza2174191175
Legionellosis1244
Lyme disease1365
Malaria1
Mpox (Monkeypox)1
Mumps1
Neisseria meningitidis, invasive (Mening. disease)1
Noroviruses12253
Pertussis17135
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)171384362184115
S. aureus, coag+, meth- or oxi- resistant (MRSA)112622328
Salmonellosis (excl S. Typhi and S. Paratyphi)251816492
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC)115104
Shigellosis12283
Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis2133
Streptococcal toxic-shock syndrome1
Streptococcus pneumoniae, invasive disease (IPD)7129
Syphilis, non-congenital203056494
Tuberculosis1141
Yersinosis126
Zika virus disease, non-congenital1

Influenza have started to decrease in Idaho – It is still best to wash your hands frequently, practice safe coughing and sneezing etiquette, and stay home when you are sick.

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) is on the rise in Idaho – In its early stages, whooping cough appears to be nothing more than the common cold, therefore vigilance is important. Prevention includes vaccination, practicing safe coughing and sneezing etiquette, washing your hands often, and staying home when you are sick. More information can be found on the CDC website for Pertussis.

Lead in Cinnamon-flavored Applesauce Pouches – Certain brands of cinnamon-flavored applesauce pouches have been found to have high amounts of lead. Review the investigation and dispose of applesauce pouches in your home as necessary here. If you think you may have symptoms of lead toxicity after eating recalled fruit pouches, contact your healthcare provider.

PHD Flu Activity Level

Active – Level 2

Updated: March 14, 2024

Resources

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Please contact us if you have any additional questions.

Panhandle Health District provides over 40 different public health programs to families, individuals and organizations in northern Idaho. From food and drinking water safety to health education and disease control, public health services are critical to ensure our community is a safe and healthy place to live, work and play.

The PHD team is made up of nurses, nutritionists, environmental health specialists, health educators and many other dedicated professionals with a common goal to deliver vital public health services.

Panhandle Health District is one of seven health districts in the state of Idaho.