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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.

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