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West Nile virus activity rising across the state, state health officials say

Human West Nile virus (WNV) infections as well as positive mosquito pools and infections in horses are on the rise in Idaho.

Idaho activates Crisis Standards of Care in North Idaho due to of surge in COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) has activated Crisis Standards of Care (CSC) in accordance with IDAPA 16.02.09 – Crisis Standards of Care For Healthcare Entities.

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, Sept. 7, via Webex.

DHW announces COVID-19 funding for hospitals and free-standing primary/urgent care clinics

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) is announcing that hospitals and free-standing primary and urgent care clinics in Idaho can start applying immediately for funding made available by Gov.

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, Aug. 31, via Webex.

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, Aug. 24, via Webex.

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, Aug. 17, via Webex.

DHW supports recommendation for extra dose of COVID-19 vaccine for those with weakened immune systems

An extra dose of COVID-19 vaccine has been authorized by the U.S.

Board of Health and Welfare to meet Aug. 19

The Idaho Board of Health and Welfare will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 8 a.m. MT Thursday, Aug. 19, via Webex and in Boise.

Department of Health and Welfare, Central District Health, and Idaho Department of Labor partner to offer services at same Mountain Home location

To streamline services and provide a better experience for customers, the Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) is moving its public-facing office in Mountain Home to a shared  location with Central District Health (CDH) and the Idaho Department of Labor (DOL).