Board of Health and Welfare to hold regular meeting on Feb. 18

DHW Communications

The Idaho Board of Health and Welfare will meet via WebEx and in Boise at 8 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Members will receive updates on the Department of Health and Welfare’s rules and proposed legislation, on COVID-19 in Idaho and crisis standards of care, and about the Division of management Services, among other agenda items. Read the full agenda.

The Board of Health and Welfare is a rulemaking and advisory body that can adopt, amend, or repeal rules and standards of the department. The board's seven citizen members are appointed by the governor and each represent one of seven geographic regions of the state. The board also includes the department director, a representative from the governor's office, and the chairs of the germane committees for the Health and Welfare committees in the Idaho Legislature.

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is dedicated to strengthening the health, safety, and independence of Idahoans. Learn more at 


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