Department of Health and Welfare - By the Numbers
95,261
Idahoans enrolled in Medicaid Expansion
128,441
Idahoans receiving SNAP benefits
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DHW launches internal review of syringe exchange program

Under the direction of Governor Brad Little, the Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) is launching an internal review of its contracts for services with Idaho’s syringe exchange programs after police executed a search warrant at Boise and...

Loan repayment program seeks to retain Idaho’s rural nurses

Fifty Idaho nurses have been selected for loan repayment assistance under a new state program designed to help rural communities attract and retain nurses.

The Idaho Legislature enacted the Rural Nursing Loan Repayment Program in 2023. It...

EMS 101 at Idaho Capitol set for Jan. 22

An upcoming Emergency Medical Services (EMS) 101 event will provide a venue where lawmakers, reporters, and the public can learn more about EMS delivery systems and needs across the state. The event will take place Monday, Jan. 22, from 3...

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