The following information was issued by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare:
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) has activated Crisis Standards of Care (CSC) in accordance with IDAPA 16.02.09 – Crisis Standards of Care For Healthcare Entities. CSC ...
Gov. Brad Little has signed an Emergency Declaration to insure Idaho is prepared for the coronavirus hours before the first confirmed case of illness was reported late Friday. During a press conference Friday morning with officials from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Gov. Little said at the time Idaho had not had a confirmed case of coronavirus, but said the Emergency Declaration will make sure the Gem State is prepared to respond.
Idaho health officials say there are two confirmed cases of respiratory illnesses in people who vaped or used electronic cigarettes. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says the two Idaho patients are recovering and are among the hundreds of people in 33 states who may be suffering from illnesses linked to using electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices.