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MEDICAL / HEALTH

 

 

AIDS HOTLINE (See National Aids Hotline)

 

 

AIDS PROGRAM                              208-334-5937

Idaho State Dept. of Health & Welfare     9-5 M-F

450 West State Street                    

Boise, Idaho 83720       

 

Lisa:  Aids Prevention & Education Coordinator

 

SERVICES: Information and referrals related to AIDS. AIDS tests are available at the Central District Health Department in Boise. AIDS test based on income. Ph: 208-375-5211.

 

 

ALZHEIMER'S HELP:                                                           208-334-3833

Boise, ID                

                       

 

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION                   800-272-3900

National Toll-Free Information            800-621-0379

and Referral Service

 

 

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

P.O. Box 5386                             

2676 S. Vista Ave.                         

Boise, Idaho 83705                        208-343-4609

AREA SERVED: State of Idaho.

 

PURPOSE: Information on different types of cancer treatment. How to conquer cancer.

 

SERVICES: Education for the public; patient services.

ELIGIBILITY: No guidelines, except one must be an Idaho resident.

 

FEES: None.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Contact American Cancer Society Division Office.

 

SOURCE OF FUNDS: Public donations.

 

 

AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION                 800-232-3472

1528 Vista Avenue                         208-342-2774 (Boise)

Boise, Idaho 83705

 

SERVICES: Information clearing house, support group information.

 

 

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION                208-384-5066

270 S. Orchard St., Ste. B                  8:30-5 M-F

Boise, Idaho  83705

 

AREA SERVED: State of Idaho.

 

PURPOSE: Education and research.

 

SERVICES: Educate and provide literature to the public on diet, exercise, heart health and disease and stroke.

ELIGIBILITY: Open.

 

FEES: Generally none.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Call.

 

SOURCE OF FUNDS: Public and private donations.

 

 

AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR CANCER RESEARCH    800-843-8114

Washington, D.C.

www.aicr.org

 

SERVICES: Publishes newsletter. Educational materials available.

 

 

PORTNEUF LIFE FLIGHT HELICOPTER                800-237-0911

ISU Campus, Memorial Drive                                   (24 hours)

Pocatello, Idaho 83201

 

CONTACT: Bannock Regional Medical Center, Pocatello 208-232-6150.

 

AREA SERVED: Radius 180 miles of Pocatello as crow flies (includes Sun Valley, Ketchum, Hailey, Mammoth, Yellowstone National Park).

 

PURPOSE: Emergency medical service, handles all types of trauma. Fly with advanced life support, pacemakers, respirators.

 

SERVICES: Two flight nurses respond for emergency transport; mobile intensive care unit. Staffed with R.N. and paramedic when responding to scene of auto accident. Staffed according to patient's needs, including M.D. when indicated. Response time 5 minutes to lift off. Flies with advanced life support.

 

FEES: Call for current fee structure.

 

SOURCE OF FUNDS: Bannock Regional Medical Center.

 

 

 

BLAINE COUNTY FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE           208-788-5577

P.O. Box 1880                             (24 hours)

Hailey, Idaho 83333

 

AREA SERVED: Blaine County, but will also provide transportation out of the county if necessary.

 

SERVICES: To provide medical transportation.

 

FEES: Varies according to distance traveled.

 

SOURCE OF FUNDS: County.

 

 

BLAINE COUNTY SENIOR CENTER                     208-788-3468

Advisors (SHIBA)

 

PURPOSE: A program which provides community-based advisors to assist seniors with Medicare and Medicaid insurance questions; i.e., eligibility, coverage, claims, supplemental insurance.

 

SERVICES: Provide advisors to assist seniors with insurance questions. Toll-free telephone number will put caller in touch with the Senior Information & Referral Service of the Magic Valley Regional Medical Center in Twin Falls.

 

FEES: None.

 

 

BOOTH MEMORIAL HOME (Salvation Army)      208-343-3571

1617 North 24th Street                    8-4:30 M-F

P.O. Box 1216

Boise, Idaho 83701

 

AREA SERVED: All of Idaho.

 

PURPOSE: Residential care for pregnant girls; outpatient care for those living in Boise and surrounding communities, mother and infant extended care.

 

SERVICES: Education grades 7-12, also classes in life skills, childbirth, infant care, and parenting. Medical care--medical checkup and delivery in St. Luke's Hospital, Boise. Spiritual growth opportunities. Leisure time activities. Counseling--maternal/infant care; adoption support.

 

ELIGIBILITY: State contract for girls under 18 years of age; over 18 years of age according to need.  Private funding, Health & Welfare contracts, federal funding for maternal and infant care, United Way.

 

 

 

CRITICAL CARE TRANSFER TEAM (Ada-Boi)     208-362-2973

3985 Somerset Way                         (24 hours)

Boise, Idaho 83709

 

AREA SERVED: Entire U.S.A.--will fly patient anywhere in USA.

 

PURPOSE: To provide transfer of critically ill patients by any means necessary--airplane, ambulance, jet.

 

SERVICES: With each transfer, two persons provided; nurse, respirational therapist, or emergency medical technician.

 

ELIGIBILITY:  Open.

 

FEES: Vary depending on vehicle used, as will as time involved and distance traveled. Payment required up front unless transfer is to St. Luke's Hospital in Boise.

 

SOURCE OF FUNDS: Patient or patient's insurance.

 

 

EASTERN IDAHO REGIONAL BEHAVIORAL                     208-227-2260

HEALTH CENTER –Adult Special Care Unit                           

2280 East 25th Street                    

Idaho Falls, Idaho                                  

 

SERVICES: 24 hours, seven days per week telephone counseling with regard to depression. No charge. Confidential.

 

 

EMERGENCY MEDICAL ASSISTANCE                              208-788-5566

219 First Ave. So. Ste 201                                                   8-6 M-Th

Hailey, Idaho 83333

 

AREA SERVED: Blaine County.

 

PURPOSE: To provide limited financial assistance for medical expenses to income-eligible households in an emergency situation.

 

ELIGIBILITY: 100% of poverty. Intent to stay in Blaine County.

 

SOURCE OF FUNDS: Federal.

 

 

 

HOSPICE OF THE WOOD RIVER VALLEY          208-726-8464

507 First Avenue North                   

Ketchum, Idaho 83340                     (One block north of Perry's)                     

  (if staff is gone, a recording will indicate who is on call)

AREA SERVED: Blaine County.

 

PURPOSE: Hospice is a program which provided professional care and volunteer support to those with terminal illness as well as support to their families.

 

SERVICES: Volunteer services such as visiting, relief for primary caregiver, transportation, errands and shopping, etc. Community education on death and dying and bereavement. Resource library available.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Limited life expectancy for all diagnoses, including AIDS.

 

FEES:  None.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Referrals from physicians, family, patient--Hospice must have doctor's permission.

 

SOURCE OF FUNDS: Community support.

 

COMMENTS: Always available to answer questions on bereavement and lend support. Can refer to Hospices nationwide.

 

 

HOSPITALS                                          

St. Lukes                                                                 208-727-8800

Wood River Family Medicine                                         208-788-3434

Dr. Parry's Office                                                       208-622-3180

 

 

IDAHO STATE MENTAL HOSPITALS                  208-785-1200 (Blackfoot)

                                                                        208-736-2177 (Twin Falls)

                                                                        208-788-3584 (Hailey)

 

PURPOSE: Residential treatment for seriously disturbed people. Contact Regional Mental Health Center in Twin Falls (208-734-9770--24 hours) because all referrals to the State Hospital must come from and through the Regional Center.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Call 208-736-2177, Mental Health, Twin Falls.

 

 

KETCHUM/SUN VALLEY RESCUE UNIT            Dial 911

Ketchum Fire Department                   208-726-7805 (24 hours)

 

AREA SERVED: Blaine County north of East Fork bridge.

 

PURPOSE: Ambulance service and emergency medical service.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Residents of area served.

 

FEES: None if transport is not needed. Fee charged if transport is required.

 

SOURCE OF FUNDS: Ketchum city taxes.

 

 

 

MEDICAL HEALTH CLINICS (private)                   

 

Sawtooth Orthopedic & Fracture Clinic         208-622-3311

Ketchum Chiropractic Clinic                   208-726-4554

 

 

C.D.C. INFO                                               800-342-2437

Centers For Disease Control

 

 

 

NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE                 800-422-6237

9000 Rockville Pike                       (Recording gives menu.

Bethesda, Maryland 80892                  Dial 1 to talk about

                                                specific question;

                                                                 Dial 2 to request free

                                                publications.)

 

PURPOSE: To provide information on cancer.

 

SERVICES: Answers caller's questions directly or caller can order publications for information.

 

FEES: None.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Call.

 

 

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS (OA)                 208-726-7710

c/o The Sun Club                          12 Noon - 10 p.m.

571 Second Street East                    

P.O. Box 1982

Ketchum, Idaho 83340

 

PURPOSE: A support group to help stop eating compulsions and obsessions, including overeating, anorexia, bulemia, etc. A 12-Step program. Contact The Sun Club at the telephone number indicated above for current information on meeting days and times.

 

 

 

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF IDAHO               208-376-9300

3668 N. Harbor Lane                        M-Th 9-7, Fri 9-6

Boise, Idaho 83705                        2 Sats/month 10-2

 

PURPOSE: Women's reproductive health care and community education.

 

SERVICES: Reproductive health care, referrals, family planning, educational services, abortion information, Classes for moms/daughters 9 yrs to 12 yrs, 13 yrs to 15 yrs, parents/sons 10 yrs to 13 yrs, 14 yrs to 18 yrs. Topics covered: communication skills, puberty, self-esteem, dating-date rape, contraception, etc.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Open.

 

FEES: Sliding scale based on income, low income criteria grants.

 

HOW TO APPLY: non-profit   www.ppfa.org

 

 

 

POISON CONTROL - St. Alphonsus Hospital     800-632-8000

State Communication Center                  (24 hours)

Boise, Idaho

 

PURPOSE: Provide information on control/connection of poison ingestion. Communication center can alert local help throughout state.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Call.

 

 

 

PRE-MENSTRUAL SYNDROME INFORMATION  

 

PRIVATE AGENCY: Hailey Medical Clinic, Dr. Richard Paris (208)788-3434.

 

 

 

 

PMS ACCESS (private)                      800-222-4PMS

                                          800-222-4767

 

PURPOSE: To provide information newsletter six times per year. Physician referral and answer questions.

 

SERVICES: For a fee, will send physician referral list for anywhere in the U.S. Also sends PMS information with list.

 

 

SOUTH CENTRAL DISTRICT HEALTH            208-734-5900

324 East Second Street                    208-788-4335

P.O. Box 547                              8-5 M-F

Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

 

AREA SERVED: Blaine County line, Gooding, Jerome, Minidoka, Cassia, Twin Falls, Camas counties.

 

PURPOSE: Disease prevention and health promotion.

 

SERVICES: Family planning, improved pregnancy program, sexually transmitted disease clinic, AIDS screening, immunizations, school nursing-woman, infant-children nutrition program, prenatal care for low-income pregnant women.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Depending on need.

 

FEES: Nominal fee based on sliding scale but no one denied access.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Ask for service desired.

 

SOURCE OF FUNDS: Federal, state, county and private.

 

 

Luke’s Pharmacy                             208-788-4970

Bullion St                                    9-5:30 M-F, 9-1 Sat

P.O. Box 1527

Hailey, Idaho 83333

 

PURPOSE: To provide prescriptions and medical supplies for the home. Rent and sell equipment (oxygen tanks, wheelchairs, walkers, hospital beds, etc.--will refill or exchange oxygen tanks); sells small medical equipment (blood pressure kits, etc.), back braces, orthopedic aids, colostomy supplies, vitamins, foam pads, etc.

 

SERVICES: Will provide Medicare billing or secondary insurance billing when necessary. Also carry janitorial supplies.

 

WOOD RIVER PREGNANCY CENTER (PRO-LIFE)    208-788-2429

17 E. Bullion St.

Hailey, Idaho 33333

 

AREA SERVED: Blaine County.

 

SERVICES: Peer counseling for girls, boyfriends, parents, etc. Film and information, pregnancy testing, maternity and baby items, adoption information, financial assistance, arrange for school/housing, post-abortion counseling.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Open.

 

FEES: Free, including pregnancy testing.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Walk-in

 

AMERICAN DIVORCED ASSOC. OF MEN (ADAM)    248-356-2326

3000 Town Center, Ste. 1300

Southfield, MI  48075

 

AREA SERVED: U.S.A.

 

PURPOSE: To educate men regarding their rights in relation to divorce--how the system works.

 

SERVICES: Divorce consultation, marriage counseling, lawyer referral, newsletters, educational materials, guidance in self-representation, strategic layman options, group conferences.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Open.

 

FEES: $l00.00 annual membership/$125.00 for membership with referral services.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Call or write.

 

SOURCE OF FUNDS: Membership fees, counseling fees, contributions.

 

 

GAY & LESBIAN SUPPORT GROUP                            208-336-3870

Community Center

305 East 37th St.

Garden City, ID 

 

AREA SERVED: Boise, Treasure Valley

 

PURPOSE: To provide support, information and referrals to gay men and women.

 

SERVICES:     The Community Center is open at variable times and has a library.  The Center publishes a monthly newsletter. 

 

 

GAY/LESBIAN HOTLINE                                                    888-843-4564

 

 

GAY HOTLINE                                                                      888-340-4528

Gay Youth Hotline (under 21)                    800-399-7337

 

 

FATHER'S ADVOCACY, INFORMATION            800-722-FAIR

AND REFERRAL                              Recording

VEPCO Office Building                    

P.O. Box 389

Camden-Wyoming, Delaware 19934

 

AREA SERVED: Nationwide.

 

PURPOSE: Assist non-custodial divorced fathers with "visitation interference" problems (not allowed to see children they have a legal right to see), custody and support problems.

 

WOMEN'S CRISIS CENTER                  208-733-0100(24 hours)

P.O. Box 2444                             208-733-5054

1300 Kimberly Road, C4                    1-5 M-F

Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

(shelter address not given out for safety)

 

PURPOSE: Spouse abuse, child abuse, rape.

 

SERVICES: 24-hour crisis line, shelter, food, clothing, counseling, legal aid, help in relocation to women and their children. Will also "refer" battered men to someone who can help with shelter and counseling. Director of shelter is available for one-on-one counseling over the telephone if during business hours.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Women who are abused and afraid for their physical well-being. No other options available. Physically and psychologically capable of caring for herself and her children, not intoxicated or displaying drug abuse behavior. No male children over 12 years of age accompanying her.

 

FEES: $3.50 per day if possible.

 

HOW TO APPLY: All victims must be assessed by a volunteer before being brought to the shelter.

 

 

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS / CLUBS

 

BOY SCOUTS                                208-622-5345

Snake River Council                                                208-733-2067

Wood River Area

 

CONTACT PERSON: District Chairman

 

AREA SERVED: South Central Idaho.

 

PURPOSE: Promotes youth and good value systems for boys. 

Ages 8-18.

 

FEES: Yearly registration fees.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Call.

 

 

4-H                                       208-788-5585

County Extension Service                  9-5 M-F

Old Blaine County Courthouse

Hailey, Idaho 83333

 

PURPOSE: Youth education programs to teach life skills--leadership and responsibility.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Call.

 

 

GIRL SCOUTS OF AMERICA                    208-726-9637

P.O. Box 6

Ketchum, Idaho 83340

 

CONTACT: Willa McLoughlin, service unit director

 

AREA SERVED: Sun Valley/Ketchum

 

ELIGIBILITY: First grade through sixth grade.

 

 

THE SUN CLUB                              208-726-7710

571 Second Street East                      12 Noon - 10 p.m.

P.O. Box 1982

Ketchum, Idaho 83340

 

PURPOSE: To provide facilities for meetings of 12-Step programs and other community organizations.  12-Step groups might include AA, CODA, Alanon, Alateen, ACOA, ISA, OA. Please see individual listings for further information.

 

RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS

 

 

CALVARY BIBLE                                                208-788-9174 (o)

P.O. Box 1676                            

Hailey, Idaho 833333

 

 

COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH                        208-788-4107

P.O. Box 1596                             M-Th

Hailey, Idaho 83333

 

 

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY      208-788-4150

SAINTS

Hailey Ward

P.O. Box 1436

Hailey, Idaho 83333

 

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY      208-823-4384

SAINTS

Carey Ward

 

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY     208-622-5121

SAINTS                                                            208-726-5984

Sun Valley Ward                            

P.O. Box 268                                  

Sun Valley, Idaho 83353

 

EMMANUEL EPISCOPAL CHURCH                      208-788-3547

101 Second Avenue South

P.O. Box 576

Hailey, Idaho 83333

 

 

JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES                                    208-788-2299

2731 Shenandoah

P.O. Box 1842

Hailey, Idaho 83333

 

LIFE CHURCH                                                           208-788-2992

3140 Snowbank Dr.

Hailey, ID  83333

 

LIGHT ON THE MOUNTAIN CHURCH OF           208-727-1631

RELIGIOUS SCIENCE

P.O. Box 485

Ketchum, Idaho 83340

 

 

OUR LADY OF THE SNOWS CATHOLIC CHURCH     208-622-3432

Sun Valley Road

P.O. Box 1650

Sun Valley, Idaho 83353

 

 

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF THE BIG WOOD       208-726-5123

P.O. Box 473                              Office hours vary

Warm Springs Road                         208-726-8144

Ketchum, Idaho 83340                      (After hours)

 

 

ST. CHARLES CATHOLIC CHURCH                     208-788-3024

311 First Avenue

P.O. Box 789

Hailey, Idaho 83333

 

 

ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH                     208-726-5349

P.O. Box 1240

Sun Valley Road

Sun Valley, Idaho 83353

 

 

SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST                                208-788-9448

701 South Main                            (24 hours)

Hailey, Idaho 83333

 

 

VALLEY OF PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH           208-221-4114

P.O. Box 218             

Hailey, Idaho 83333

 

 

THE ROCK CHURCH                                         208-788-5470

P.O. Box 508

Hailey, Idaho 83333

 

 

WOOD RIVER JEWISH COMMUNITY               208-726-1183

Po Box 837

741 Leadville Ave.

Ketchum, ID 83340

 

CONTACT: Rabbi Barnette Brickner   ?                  Office Mgr:  Jen Koval

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