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Idaho children ages 12-15 now eligible to receive Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) is announcing that all Idaho children ages 12-15 are now eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. With this recommendation, 85 percent of all Idahoans are eligible for the vaccine.

Idaho continues to thrive during the pandemic and moves from Stage 3 to Stage 4 in Idaho Rebounds Plan

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW), in coordination with Gov. Brad Little, announced today that Idaho continues to thrive during the pandemic and is moving from Stage 3 to Stage 4 of the Idaho Rebounds Plan.

DHW marks opening of State Hospital West, a new standalone adolescent psychiatric hospital in Nampa

The Department of Health and Welfare is pleased to announce today’s official opening of State Hospital West (SHW).

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 11.

Give yourself and your child the best possible gift this Mother’s Day by quitting tobacco – and receive up to a year’s worth of free diapers and wipes!

Quitting at any time during pregnancy is one of the best things a mother can do for herself and her baby.

Idaho Administration Bulletins contains notice of rulemakings this month
DHW announces new funding opportunity for COVID-19 vaccination clinics

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity to establish and operate mobile, off-site, walk-in, and special COVID-19 vaccination clinics in underserved populations.

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 (1:30 p.m. PDT) Tuesday, April 27.

COVID-19 media briefing set for Tuesday

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) will hold a media briefing about COVID-19 in Idaho at 2:30 p.m. MDT (1:30 p.m. PDT) Tuesday, April 20.

DHW recommends Idaho providers follow FDA and CDC guidance to temporarily pause administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) is recommending that Idaho vaccine providers not use the Johnson & Johnson vaccine until more information is available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  This recommendation was made after receiving informat