South Central Public Health District (SCPHD) and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) have confirmed a positive case in south central Idaho of novel coronavirus in a female over the age of 50. This is the first in this area and the second in Idaho.
UPDATE CONTACT FOR PHD: First case of novel coronavirus reported in south central Idaho; the second in the state
First case of novel coronavirus in Idaho has been confirmed
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) and Central District Health (CDH) have confirmed the first positive case of novel coronavirus in a female over the age of 50 in the southwestern part of the state.
Two Idaho children have died from flu-related causes
Idaho public health officials are reporting that two Idaho children have died from influenza-related causes. One child lived in northern Idaho and the other in eastern Idaho.
Idahoans urged to test homes for radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer in U.S.
In Idaho, 2 in 5 tested homes across the state have higher-than-recommended radon levels. January is Radon Action Month, and the Department of Health and Welfare is encouraging Idahoans to test their homes for radon and raising awareness about the risks of radon in your community.
DHW seeks input on Idaho Behavioral Health Plan
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare’s Divisions of Medicaid and Behavioral Health are working together to develop a new and innovative Idaho Behavioral Health Plan (IBHP) program.
Idaho Medicaid submits behavioral health transformation/IMD waiver for federal approval
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) today formally submitted a section 1115 behavioral health transformation waiver to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for federal consideration.