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First confirmed infection with UK coronavirus variant in Idaho

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) and Central District Health (CDH) have confirmed the first known infection with the UK (B.1.1.7) variant of the virus that causes COVID-19.

State to require proof of residency or work in Idaho for vaccine appointments

CORRECTION: Some vaccine providers may scan photo identification to add to a person’s confidential medical record as part of their existing process, but copies of letters, utility bills, or vouchers will not be copied or kept.

COVID-19 vaccine media briefing set for Tuesday

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) will hold a media briefing about COVID-19 vaccine in Idaho at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23.

COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee sends recommendations for Group 2 clarifications, preliminary approach for prioritizing Group 3 to Gov. Little

The Idaho COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee (CVAC) will send recommendations for several additional clarifications to Group 2 and the results of a preliminary vote on the approach the committee would use to prioritize Group 3 to Gov.

First confirmed infection with coronavirus variant in SW Idaho

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) and Southwest District Health have confirmed the first known infection with a known variant of concern of the virus that causes COVID-19 in an adult male living in southwest Idaho.

Idaho COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee to meet Friday

The COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee will meet from noon to 2 p.m. (MT) on Friday, Feb. 19, via Webex.

COVID-19 vaccine media briefing set for Tuesday

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) will hold a media briefing about COVID-19 vaccine in Idaho at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16.

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

The Idaho Board of Health and Welfare will meet via WebEx and in Boise at 8 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021.

COVID-19 vaccine media briefing set for Tuesday

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) will hold a media briefing about COVID-19 vaccine in Idaho at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9.

COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee sends priority group clarifications to Gov. Little

The Idaho COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee (CVAC) voted on a new round of clarifications to Groups 1 and 2 of Idaho’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout at its meeting Friday afternoon. The recommendations are preliminary and subject to approval, rejection, or modification by Gov.