Tuesday, March 31, 2020
JEROME COUNTY – South Central Public Health District (SCPHD) confirms one case of novel coronavirus in Jerome County. The individual is female over the age of 30. The point of transmission is likely travel to Blaine County. She was not hospitalized and is currently isolating at home with mild symptoms South Central Public Health District is running two COVID-19 informational hotlines, one in ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Governor Little issues statewide stay-home order, signs extreme emergency declaration   Boise, Idaho – Following the guidance of Idaho’s public health experts, Governor Brad Little issued a statewide stay-home order today for all Idahoans.   He also signed an extreme emergency declaration, which allows the state to more effectively increase health care capacity, take steps to reduce and slow ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Community spread of COVID-19 detected in south central Idaho, associated with already-confirmed case BLAINE COUNTY – South Central Public Health District (SCPHD) and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) have confirmed a case of novel coronavirus with no out-of-state travel and no identified contact with another person with confirmed COVID-19. The case was announced Wednesday, March ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, March 16, 2020
Idaho reports three additional cases of COVID-19 in the state, for a total of 5   The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, in conjunction with the affected local public health districts, is announcing an additional three cases of novel coronavirus infection in Idaho. This brings the total to five in the state.   Central District Health has a second confirmed case of COVID-19 in a male ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, March 16, 2020
South Central Public Health District and IDHW Update Guidance for Mass Gatherings and Public Events   SOUTH CENTRAL IDAHO – Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and the seven local Public Health Districts have updated guidance for event and venue managers to assist with decisions regarding mass gatherings and public events during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Idaho public health experts, the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release