There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans.

About COVID-19 in Idaho

Idaho public health officials are monitoring the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation very closely. For more information, check out the resources available below. 

Idaho resources

All about the COVID-19 vaccine in Idaho and what to expect at your vaccination appointment.
Long-haulers are those who continue to suffer debilitating effects of the disease months after being infected with the virus.
Learn more about Idaho's response to COVID-19 by visiting the State's official coronavirus website.
Medicaid covers up to 12 COVID-19 tests per person per month. There are no out-of-pocket costs if processed and billed at a pharmacy, but a prescription is required.

Federal resources

Visit the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's website for more official information about COVID-19.
Plan ahead: Free, at-home tests are available from the federal government.