Coronavirus (COVID-19): Updates and Resources
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Archive for April 2020

How to Access Your Crush The Curve Test Results

We are pleased to provide COVID-19 virus and antibody tests in conjunction with Crush The Curve Idaho in the Treasure Valley. To access your test results, you must register on the Saltzer Health online patient portal. For instructions, please see: YouTube video — https://youtu.be/ForY032eyxs Step-by-step guide (Download PDF) To help you interpret your results, please see…

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Dr. Brian Affleck explains new sleep apnea surgery in May 6 webinar

Learn more about a new outpatient surgical procedure for sleep apnea in a free educational webinar at 6 p.m. May 6 taught by Dr. Brian Affleck, a Saltzer Health ENT-Otolaryngologist. Inspire is a small device that works inside your body with your natural breathing process to treat obstructive sleep apnea. “While a patient sleeps, the…

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Dr. Katie Copeland offers advice for parents of teens during pandemic

Teens and young adults face unique challenges, especially during the pandemic. Dr. Katie Copeland, a family medicine provider at Saltzer Health, shares some helpful advice for parents on the KTVB Medical Minute. How can parents help their middle school and high schoolers stay safe? “Talk about their role in the community and their family and…

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Dr. Jesse Chlebeck says surgery is still an option for orthopedic emergencies

Even during a pandemic, accidents happen and people still get hurt. In an episode of the Saltzer Health KTVB Medical Minute, Orthopedic Surgeon Jesse Chlebeck, MD, provides information about how healthcare workers and hospitals are helping patients who may need emergency surgery. “We are not doing elective surgeries, but obviously people don’t stop getting injuries…

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Sleep Disorders: 6 Major Types of Sleep Issues and What to Do

It may be tempting to think of fatigue as a minor inconvenience rather than an indicator of a serious health issue, but that assumption may be dangerous. The consequences of sleep disorders range from behavioral issues to heart attacks, and it is absolutely possible for a serious sleep disorder to fly under the radar for…

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Dr. Mark C. Weinrobe joins Saltzer Health

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Mark C. Weinrobe has joined Saltzer Health. Dr. Weinrobe is board-certified in internal medicine with many years of experience treating patients in the Treasure Valley. Most recently, he worked as an internist at the St. Luke’s Elks Rehabilitation Hospital. As an Internal medicine physician, Dr. Weinrobe uses his…

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