If you have questions about COVID-19, call our hotline at 208.234.5875!
No longer monitored - A person is no longer being monitored when they have stayed home for our recommended period of time AND have not had a fever for at least 72 hours (that is three full days of no fever without the use medicine that reduces fevers) AND other symptoms have improved (for example, when your cough or shortness of breath have improved) AND at least 7 days have passed since your symptoms first appeared. Hospitalizations - Hospitalizations is a tally of total hospitalizations of confirmed cases. This does not mean these patients are currently hospitalized, only that they were hospitalized for COVID-19 and are also confirmed positive with COVID-19. Cases - A person with a positive laboratory test result for COVID-19 using a molecular amplification technique (e.g., PCR, NAAT). Probable - Symptomatic people that have epidemiologic risk factors or evidence of infection detected through a non-molecular amplification tests and deceased people whose death certificate lists COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2 as contributing to death without laboratory confirmation.
Livebetteridaho If you have had an unexpected significant impact to your income that may be ongoing for the foreseeable future, you may be eligible for public assistance. Please call 1-877-456-1233 or visit www.livebetteridaho.org
North Bannock Fire District The firefighters of the North Bannock Fire District are offering to go shopping for the elderly so that they are better able to socially distance themselves from large crowds. If they can help, please call the station at 208-252-5048 or message them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NorthBannockFire/
United Way of Southeastern Idaho An on-line resource guide to help citizens find area resources to meet their needs for essential services. This guide is designed to help area residents locate essential services such as utility payment assistance, food services and much more. https://www.unitedwaysei.org/resources-southeastern-idaho
Idaho Community Foundation The Idaho Community Foundation, United Way of Treasure Valley and Idaho Nonprofit Center have partnered to create the COVID-19 Response Fund for Idaho a charitable fund that will provide philanthropic support to trusted organizations that provide support and services to low-income, vulnerable people and families. The fund is not able to provide financial support directly to individuals.
State of Idaho Office of the Governor Governor Brad Little announced the State of Idaho is seeking responses from small, non-farm businesses across Idaho whose operations and ability to conduct business have been disrupted by the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The information received will determine whether impacted businesses will be eligible for disaster assistance in the form of low interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) through Economic Injury Disaster Loan assistance. For more info, visit https://gov.idaho.gov/pressrelease/idaho-wants-to-hear-from-small-businesses-impacted-by-coronavirus/
American Red Cross The American Red Cross now faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during this coronavirus outbreak. Healthy individuals are needed to donate now to help patients counting on lifesaving blood. For more info and how to donate, visit https://www.redcrossblood.org/