Coronavirus

CALDWELL — Canyon County will remain in the red alert level for COVID-19 per Southwest District Health’s assessment tool as week as daily cases continue to follow a statewide increase.

BILLINGS, Mont. — Although the novel coronavirus has been the death of some businesses, it appears Montana ranch sales are cruising along at a heated pace.

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BOISE — Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin on Tuesday touted a proposal she’s crafted to funnel millions of the state’s CARES Act funds to a Nevada company for technology including “walk-through disinfectant cubes” to be installed at the state Capitol.

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We need your help. Our healthcare workers need your help. You’ve heard this plea now since March, but now we’ve reached critical status. We’re moving indoors and heading closer to the holidays that bring large groups together. The CDC is recommending a small dinner with only those in your ho…

In an interview with the Post Register on Thursday, White House staffer John Fleming endorsed a COVID-19 control strategy of issuing few state restrictions, having local governments handle the bulk of mandates and using a light touch on enforcement — all similar to the approach Idaho Gov. Br…

MERIDIAN — Some of the Idaho National Guard members deployed to aid in Idaho’s coronavirus response started training with Saint Alphonsus Medical Group on Thursday to work at the health system’s two COVID-19 testing locations.

BOISE — On Tuesday night, Central District Health's board unanimously voted for a public health advisory for all four of its counties and makes "strong recommendations" to wear face masks, work from home and avoid all social gatherings.

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BOISE — A crucial tool in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic will be efficient and widespread vaccinations. Companies are getting closer to that benchmark, but that’s only part of the challenge. Questions remain about how to distribute those vaccinations in Idaho.

BOISE — Officials from Idaho’s two largest health care systems painted a bleak picture for the COVID-19 outlook in the Treasure Valley during a press conference Tuesday morning with Boise Mayor Lauren McLean.

BOISE — With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, Idahoans considering traveling out of state face myriad travel restrictions due to COVID-19 that vary by state, some with big potential fines, while Idaho’s newest public health order has no travel restrictions at all.

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BOISE — As Idaho’s COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow, members of the state Board of Health & Welfare expressed dismay and frustration Thursday and urged Idahoans to wear masks and take other steps to slow the spread.

Officials at St. Luke’s Health System secured hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant funding to study the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on Idahoans’ mental health, and they believe the research might be helpful even in a non-pandemic situation.

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BOISE — With COVID-19 continuing to spread in Idaho, Gov. Brad Little on Tuesday said he’ll hold a news conference on Friday to announce “next steps” after his Oct. 26 move to shift the state back to Stage 3 of reopening.

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