Department of Health and Welfare - By the Numbers
127,010
Idahoans enrolled in Medicaid Expansion
951,173
Idahoans vaccinated for COVID-19
123,335
Idahoans receiving SNAP benefits
Older couple sitting under a tree in grassy field
Dedicated to strengthening the health, safety, and independence of Idahoans.

News Updates

West Nile virus detected in Elmore County mosquitoes

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus (WNV) were detected in Elmore County on July 29, prompting health officials to remind people to take precautions to “Fight the Bite.” The positive mosquitoes, which are the first detected in Idaho this...

Public Notices and Meetings

Event Start Date
Public Meeting

The Interagency Governance Team (IGT) meeting will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. MT. This meeting will take place online via Webex and in Conference Room 3B, 3rd Floor of the PTC Building, 450 W State Street, Boise, ID 83702.

The agenda and more information can be found on the Youth Empowerment Services (YES) website, https://yes.idaho.gov/youth-empowerment-services/about-yes/yes-history/?target=4

The agenda is also linked below.