Disease Data

October 2023 Disease Bulletin

Disease20192020202120222023
2019-nCoV1674028605195792194
Aseptic meningitis1314
Botulism, foodborne2
Botulism, infant1
Botulism, wound1
Campylobacteriosis3130303229
Chlamydia732557542560481
Cryptosporidiosis17711012
Elevated Blood Lead5155669270
Giardiasis105899
Gonorrhea1358311113796
Group A Strep, invasive16147714
Haemophilus influenzae, invasive62676
Hepatitis A1133
Hepatitis B9691414
Hepatitis C275277233166119
HIV1578103
Influenza21717
Legionellosis21242
Lyme disease11365
Malaria1
Mpox (Monkeypox)1
Mumps1
Neisseria meningitidis, invasive (Mening. disease)1
Noroviruses61225
Pertussis5217134
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)19817138436296
S. aureus, coag+, meth- or oxi- resistant (MRSA)711262228
Salmonellosis (excl S. Typhi and S. Paratyphi)1925181644
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC)20115103
Shigellosis11222
Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis52132
Streptococcal toxic-shock syndrome31
Streptococcus pneumoniae, invasive disease (IPD)7127
Syphilis, non-congenital2720305637
Tuberculosis111
Yersinosis1125
Zika virus disease, non-congenital1

Respiratory illness season has begun — If you are sick, your symptoms don’t improve for 10 days, or also have:
•Fever or
•Shortness of breath or
•Sputum/plegm or
•Night sweats or
•Unexplained weight loss or
•Difficulty breathing or
•Coughing up blood or
•Chest pain or
•Confusion or
•Fainting,
Seek medical attention.

Upcoming holiday travel – common sources of illness during the holiday season include travel on airplanes, trains, or buses and contaminated foods. The best ways to prevent illness are to wash your hands frequently, practice safe coughing and sneezing etiquette, and practicing safe food preparation techniques.

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.