First case of novel coronavirus reported in Jerome County

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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 English at (208) 737-1138, and one in Spanish, at (208) 737-5965. These hotlines are currently running from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.

Idaho Health and Welfare is also running a hotline for people feeling overwhelmed, isolated, or distress because of COVID-19. That hotline is available 24/7 at 888-330-3010.

Please refer to for the latest local numbers and for Idaho-specific information.

Brianna Bodily, Public Information Officer
(208) 737-5985