East Idaho Health

Are You Experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons.

Eastern Idaho Surgeon Receives National Recognition

Dr. Altenburg, who practices in Idaho Falls and Pocatello, was the only surgeon from Idaho named to the list.

Face Covering Ordinance Left in Place by Pocatello City Council

Thursday, the Pocatello City Council voted against rescinding the City’s face covering ordinance. The ordinance will remain in place and be revisited on March 4.

Shop Local & Healthy

Making healthy choices can be difficult, but there are plenty of services around town to make your lifestyle transition easier.

Taking "Me Time"

To counteract feelings of fatigue and anxiety, it’s been recommended to pause life and make time for yourself—“Me Time.”

Magical Moments Baby Contest Winners Announced

This year’s Grand Prize winners are the Nelson twins, with Baby Satchwell coming in as a close runner up.

2021 National Burn Awareness Week: Focus on Electrical Safety

The American Burn Association (ABA) has declared this week as National Burn Awareness Week.

Mask Order Lifted

As of Monday, February 8, 2021, the Order of Restriction for the mandatory wearing of face coverings has been rescinded in Bonneville County.

Portneuf Medical Center is the First in Idaho to Achieve SRC’s Center of Excellence in Hernia

Portneuf Medical Center (PMC) has recently achieved accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Hernia Surgery

Mountain View Hospital Distributes COVID-19 Vaccine to the Community

Mountain View Hospital and 12 of its affiliated clinics are starting to immunize community members against COVID-19.

Portneuf Medical Center Extends Transportation Agreement with Classic Air

Portneuf Medical Center (PMC) has extended its agreement with Classic Air, operating locally under Portneuf Air Rescue (PAR).

Prepp’d for Success

There’s a new business in town! Prepp'd is cooking up big things off of Hitt Road in Ammon.

Meeting the ‘Gold’s’ Standard

You can work out and discover the latest nutrition fads by a quick Google search, so what’s the point of a personal trainer?

Staying Warm and Staying Safe

Preparation pays off. Heating accidents happen but, with a little extra caution, a safer winter can be possible.

EIRMC Offers $20 Blood Draws for Complete Heart Health Panel

As part of an annual effort, EIRMC is offering Healthy Heart Screenings to the community.

PFD/Bannock County Ambulance District Invest CARES Act Funding in LUCAS Devices

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) crews now have a new partner in the fight against cardiac arrest.

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

For a young 20-something with college loans and all of the costly necessities of adulthood, investing in wellness didn’t feel like a priority. Then, COVID-19 happened.

Idaho National Guard Joining Portneuf Medical Center to Fight COVID-19

Portneuf Medical Center (PMC) extended a warm welcome to the Idaho National Guard as they arrive in Pocatello on Monday to help our community fight COVID-19.

BMH Announces Changes to Their Board of Directors and Presents a Service Award

On Monday, January 25, 2021, R. Scott Reese was sworn in as the newest board member by the Chairman of the Board: Gary Baumgartner.

Department of Health & Welfare Rolls Out IdahoSTRONG Program

The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare, in conjunction with the Idaho Office of Emergency Management, recently rolled out the IdahoSTRONG program throughout the State.