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Parents of infants: Urgent recall issued for infant formulas

Abbott Laboratories announced Thursday, Feb. 17, it was recalling powdered infant formulas (including Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare) made at a facility in Sturgis, Michigan, after four consumers complained about bacterial infections in infants who consumed the products.

Board of Health and Welfare to meet Feb. 17

The Idaho Board of Health and Welfare will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 8 a.m. MT Thursday, Feb. 17, via Webex and in Boise.

Idaho deactivates crisis standards of care as conditions improve, but some hospitals are still reporting stress
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. (MT) Tuesday, Feb. 15, 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. (MT) Tuesday, Feb. 8, via Webex.

DHW offers negotiated rulemaking opportunities in February
COVID-19 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. (MT) Tuesday, Feb. 1, via Webex.

Omicron sub-lineage BA.2 identified in Idaho; public health stresses importance of reducing the spread of COVID-19

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) and Central District Health (CDH) are announcing the first confirmed infection with the BA.2 sub-variant of the COVID-19 Omicron variant in Ada County.

Idaho newborns to be screened for additional illnesses and conditions

Idaho’s Newborn Screening Program (NBS) has expanded the list of conditions for which it screens, lifting the total number from 47 to 51 effective Feb. 1, 2022.

Idaho activates crisis standards of care in three health districts in southern Idaho

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) has activated Crisis Standards of Care (CSC) this morning in accordance with