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With more time at home this winter, Idahoans urged to test for radon gas

In Idaho, 2 in 5 tested homes across the state have higher-than-recommended radon levels.

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, Jan. 8, via Webex. Agenda highlights include an update on vaccine in Idaho, adverse event reporting in Idaho, and priority subgroup clarification, among others.

Make a New Year’s resolution to quit tobacco for good! New resources to quit are available for people with behavioral health conditions

Studies show it may take several tries before you’re able to quit tobacco for good. Quitting can be challenging, but the right support for your quit journey increases your chances of quitting for good.

Healthcare workers and residents of long-term care facilities now receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

Idaho is in full swing getting vaccines out to Idahoans. As of today, Idaho has received 56,225 doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

Two severe allergic reactions reported after COVID-19 vaccination in Idaho 

The Idaho Division of Public Health has received reports of two healthcare workers experiencing severe allergic reactions, also referred to as serious adverse events, after they received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

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, Dec.

COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Idaho this week

COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech is arriving in Idaho this week, and by the end of the week the state is expecting to have received all of our initial allotment of 13,650 doses of the ultra-cold vaccine.

Board of Health and Welfare adopts rule for timely activation of crisis standards of care

At an emergency board meeting today, the Board of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare approved  a temporary administrative rule…

COVID-19 is now the leading cause of death in Idaho

The Department of Health and Welfare has announced that COVID-19 is the leading cause of death in Idaho for November, based on preliminary data collected from death certificates. It is the third leading cause of death from January 2020 through November 2020.