Department of Health and Welfare - By the Numbers
115,081
Idahoans enrolled in Medicaid Expansion
826,587
Idahoans vaccinated for COVID-19
127,297
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) Tuesday, Oct. 26, via Webex.

Those who will attend the briefing from DHW include Director Dave Jeppesen, Elke Shaw-Tulloch...

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) Tuesday, Oct. 19, via Webex.

Those who will attend the briefing from DHW include Director Dave Jeppesen, Elke Shaw-Tulloch...

Public Notices and Meetings

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The Region IV Early Childhood Committee is scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. (MDT) Tuesday, Nov. 2, via Webex. 

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The Region 5 Early Childhood Committee is scheduled to meet virtually at 3 p.m. (MDT) Nov. 3.

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Public Meeting

State Hospital North Advisory Board to meet at 1:30 p.m. (PDT) Thursday, Nov. 4, via Webex. 

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Public Meeting

Southwest Idaho Treatment Center (SWITC) Advisory Board is scheduled to meet at 9:30 a.m. (MDT) on Wednesday, Dec 1. Agenda to come when it's available.