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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, June 22. The briefing will end at 3 p.m

Free, at-home COVID-19 tests are available in Idaho by dialing 2-1-1

Anyone who experiences COVID-19 symptoms is encouraged to get tested, and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) is offering free at-home COVID-19 tests to Idaho residents.

Board of Health and Welfare to hold special meeting on June 15

The Idaho Board of Health and Welfare will meet at 1 p.m. (MDT) Tuesday, June 15, via Webex to vote on the approval of omnibus fee rules.

First rabid bats of the season found in Bonneville and Payette counties; health officials urge caution around bats

Idaho public health officials are reporting two bats have tested positive for rabies in Bonneville and Payette counties. These are the first rabid bats detected this season.

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, June 8. The briefing will end at 3 p.m.

Idaho WIC temporarily increases food benefits

Participants in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) will see a temporary increase in their June through September benefits for the purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables.

DHW’s Preston office to close in June; services continue to be available

The Department of Health and Welfare is leveraging a lease that expires at the end of June to permanently close a small office in Preston. The office, located at 223 North State St., Preston, is not currently open to the public because of the pandemic.

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, May 25.

Idaho Behavioral Health Council seeks public comment on draft of new strategic plan

The Idaho Behavioral Health Council has today released the first draft of its strategic plan to improve care for Idahoans with mental health an

Board of Health and Welfare to hold regular meeting on May 20

The Idaho Board of Health and Welfare will meet via WebEx and in Boise at 8 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 2021.