Department of Health and Welfare - By the Numbers
127,010
Idahoans enrolled in Medicaid Expansion
951,870
Idahoans vaccinated for COVID-19
123,456
Idahoans receiving SNAP benefits
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Board of Health and Welfare to meet Aug. 18

The Idaho Board of Health and Welfare will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 8 a.m. MT Thursday, Aug. 18, via Webex and in Boise.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, meeting attendance is available via Webex. Reporters who would like to...

West Nile virus detected in Elmore County mosquitoes

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus (WNV) were detected in Elmore County on July 29, prompting health officials to remind people to take precautions to “Fight the Bite.” The positive mosquitoes, which are the first detected in Idaho this...

Public Notices and Meetings

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16.04.14 – LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHEAP)
DOCKET NO. 16-0414-2201 (Zero-Based-Rulemaking chapter rewrite)

Virtual Public Hearings
Thursday, August 11, 2022 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (MT)
Join from the meeting link: https://idhw.webex.com/idhw/j.php?MTID=mc0cc1f9f9ab4ce65f56d474de7b287bf
WebEx Call-in: Dial in: 1-415-527-5035 United States
Meeting number (access code): 2761 050 6261
Meeting password: wAKNqJPd837 (92567573 from phones and video systems)                                                                                                       

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. (MT)
Join from the meeting link: https://idhw.webex.com/idhw/j.php?MTID=m56860ec779199284ec7fb5e0f194665d
WebEx Call-in: Dial in: 1-415-527-5035 United States
Meeting number (access code): 2760 764 9348
Meeting password: juScf6YMg34 (58723696 from phones and video systems) 

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Department Board Meeting

Board of Health and Welfare to meet at 8 a.m. Aug. 18 in Boise and via Webex. Details in the agenda. 

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Public Meeting

The Regional Early Childhood Committee (RECC) Region 7 is scheduled to meet from 8:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. MT Aug. 18 via Webex. Details are in the agenda.