Department of Health and Welfare - By the Numbers
105,145
Idahoans enrolled in Medicaid Expansion
366,707
Number of Idahoans receiving public assistance
149,793
Number of Idahoans receiving SNAP benefits
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News Updates

COVID-19 media briefing set for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday 

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) will hold a media briefing about COVID-19 in Idaho at 4:30 p.m. MDT (3:30 p.m. PDT) Tuesday, April 13.

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

Public Notices and Meetings

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The IBHC Advisory Board will meet from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. MDT Thursday, April 14. This meeting will take place online and in the Lincoln Conference Room, Idaho Supreme Court Building, 451 W State Street, Boise, ID 83702. More information can be found on the Idaho Behavioral Health Council (IBHC) website.

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Region 7 Early Childhood Committee will meet from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. MDT April 15 via WebEx. 

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Region 1 Early Childhood Committee will meet at 10 a.m. April 15 via Webex. Details are in the agenda.  

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This meeting has been canceled. The IBHC Clinical Care Workgroup will meet from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. MDT Friday, April 16. This meeting will take place online and in the Harrison RoomIdaho Supreme Court Building, 451 W State Street, Boise. More information can be found on the Idaho Behavioral Health Council (IBHC) website.

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Region 5 Early Childhood Committee to meet at 3 p.m. April 19 via Webex. Details are in the agenda. 

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The IBHC Advisory Board will meet from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 20. This meeting will take place online and in the Lincoln Conference Room, Idaho Supreme Court Building, 451 W State Street, Boise. More information can be found on the Idaho Behavioral Health Council (IBHC) website.

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Idaho Infant Toddler Coordinating Council Executive Committee will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 (MDT) on April 20 via Webex. 

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The IBHC Meeting will take place from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. MST on Friday, April 23. This meeting will take place online and in the Lincoln Conference Room, Idaho Supreme Court Building, 451 W State Street, Boise. More information can be found on the Idaho Behavioral Health Council (IBHC) website.