Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. Experts believe symptoms of COVID-19 can include fever, cough, and shortness of breath, and may appear 2-14 days after exposure.
What can you do?
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus. Take steps to protect yourself: clean your hands often, avoid close contact, and take care of your emotional health.
Who is most at risk?
Older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions may be at a higher risk for more serious complications from COVID-19.
Providing Essential Caregiving Services
Caregiving for individuals with Developmental Disabilities is an essential service. In the interest of containing the spread of COVID-19, the state offers providers the following recommendations when caring for someone in the home or community.
If you have questions, please contact 2-1-1, your public health district, or call the Idaho COVID-19 hotline at 1-888-330-3010. The hotline will be staffed Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.