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posted on May 04, 2012 11:10

NEWS RELEASE--FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                             DATE: May 3, 2012


Tom Shanahan
Public Information Officer
(208) 334-0668

Board of Health and Welfare Meets May 10

The Idaho Board of Health and Welfare will hold it regularly scheduled quarterly meeting on Thursday, May 10, in the 10th floor conference room of the Pete T. Cenarrusa Building, 450 West State St. in Boise. The meeting is scheduled from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

The Board will review a new temporary rule for criminal history and background checks that will increase the fee to complete a background check from $55 to $70. Background checks are required for many people who work with vulnerable populations, such as children, people with disabilities and the elderly.