Department of Health and Welfare - By the Numbers
127,010
Idahoans enrolled in Medicaid Expansion
965,994
Idahoans vaccinated for COVID-19
123,005
Idahoans receiving SNAP benefits
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First influenza death of season reported in Idaho

A Nez Perce County man older than 65 years of age is Idaho’s first reported influenza-related death of the 2022-2023 season.

Flu seasons vary from year to year in their timing and duration. Over the previous five influenza seasons in...

Board of Health and Welfare to meet Nov. 10

The Idaho Board of Health and Welfare will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 8 a.m. MT Thursday, Nov. 10, via Webex and in Boise.

Reporters who would like to join the meeting by Webex should RSVP to Public Information Officer Greg...

Public Notices and Meetings

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Public Meeting

The Idaho Infant Toddler Coordinating Council will meet from 9 a.m.  to 3:30 p.m. MT Dec. 2 at the PTC Building in Downtown Boise. Details are in the agenda. 

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Public Meeting

Southwest Idaho Treatment Center (SWITC) Advisory Board will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Dec. 5 at the PTC Building in Downtown Boise. Details are in the agenda. 

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Public Meeting

Region 4 Behavioral Health Board will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 15 at PEER Wellness Center, 7091 W. Emerald St., Boise. To get a link to attend via Teams, email R4BHB@dhw.idaho.gov. Agenda to come.