Department of Health and Welfare - By the Numbers
Idahoans enrolled in Medicaid Expansion
Number of Idahoans receiving public assistance
Number of Idahoans receiving SNAP benefits
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COVID-19 vaccine media briefing set for Tuesday

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) will hold a media briefing about COVID-19 vaccine in Idaho at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19. DHW Director Dave Jeppesen and Public Health Administrator Elke Shaw-Tulloch will offer brief remarks and...

Public Notices and Meetings

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Idaho Medicaid seeks tribal input before Feb. 18, 2021, regarding its intention to seek federal approval for specific changes to the State Medicaid Plan, specifically around Healthy Connections and Healthy Connections Value Care. 

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Region 5 Early Childhood Committee is scheduled to meet at 3 p.m. Jan. 25 via Webex. 

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The Community Care Advisory Council will meet at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 26 via Webex.