Department of Health and Welfare - By the Numbers
109,116
Idahoans enrolled in Medicaid Expansion
465,462
Number of Idahoans vaccinated for COVID-19
134,733
Number of Idahoans receiving SNAP benefits
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News Updates

COVID-19 media briefing set for 2:30 p.m. Tuesday

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) will hold a media briefing about COVID-19 in Idaho at 2:30 p.m. MDT (1:30 p.m. PDT) Tuesday, April 27.

DHW officials will offer brief opening remarks and then take questions from the media...

Public Notices and Meetings

Event Start Date
Public Meeting

Idaho Infant Toddler Coordinating Council to meet at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. MDT May 7 via Webex. 

Event Start Date

Idaho Council on Suicide Prevention will meet from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. MDT on May 12 via Webex. 

TO JOIN BY PHONE:

+1-415-655-0003 US Toll

+1-720-650-7664 United States Toll (Denver)

Meeting number (access code): 133 143 4663

Meeting password: weAAbCq5P38

  (93222275 from phones and video systems)

The agenda will be posted when it's final. 

Event Start Date
Public Meeting

The Interagency Governance Team will meet from 10 a.m. to noon MDT on Wednesday, May 12. This meeting will take place online and in Conference Room 3A, 3rd Floor of the PTC Building, 450 W State Street, Boise, ID 83702. More information can be found on the Youth Empowerment Services (YES) website.