Department of Health and Welfare - By the Numbers
127,010
Idahoans enrolled in Medicaid Expansion
947,067
Idahoans vaccinated for COVID-19
123,335
Idahoans receiving SNAP benefits
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Idaho WIC makes annual adjustment to income guidelines

Idaho’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) will implement new income guidelines effective July 1, 2022, that raise household income eligibility limits to help offset cost of living increases. This...

Board of Health and Welfare to meet May 19

The Idaho Board of Health and Welfare will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 8 a.m. MT thursday, May 19, via Webex and in Boise.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, meeting attendance is available via WebEx: PHONE 1-415-655-0003, meeting...

Public Notices and Meetings

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Public Notice

The Department of Health and Welfare is seeking public comment through July 31 on the Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Block Grant. Title V supports a spectrum of services, including filling in gaps in health care services for children and youth with special health care needs. The MCH program collects input about existing services and programs, population needs, and emerging issues to make sure the MCH Program is guided by the needs of Idaho. To provide feedback on this year’s block grant, email IdahoMCH@dhw.idaho.gov and include “MCH Grant” in the subject line. Learn more about Idaho Maternal and Child Health Program at https://healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/health-wellness/womens-health-pregnancy/idaho-maternal-and-child-health

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Public Meeting

The Idaho Behavioral Health Council will have its quarterly meeting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 8 in the Lincoln Room at the Idaho Supreme Court, 451 W. State Street, Boise.