Wednesday, April 01, 2020
With $349 Billion in Emergency Small Business Capital Cleared, SBA and Treasury Begin Unprecedented Public-Private Mobilization Effort to Distribute Funds WASHINGTON – Following President Trump’s signing of the historic Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza, and Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin today announced that the SBA and Treasury more
Categories: Press Release
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 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 more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Idaho Milk Products takes 1st place at 2020 World Championship Cheese Contest   JEROME, I.D. (March 24, 2020) Idaho Milk Products was awarded 1st place at the 33rd biennial World Championship Cheese Contest held at Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison, Wisconsin on March 5, 2020.   The 1st place, Best of Class award was bestowed for their Milk Protein Concentrate (MPC). Products were more
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Monday, March 23, 2020
SBA DISASTER ASSISTANCE NOW AVAILABLE TO IDAHO SMALL BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY COVID-19 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Idaho small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Small businesses, private non-profit organizations of any size, small agricultural more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, 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 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 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 more
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