Serving Ada, Boise, Elmore and Valley Counties MAKE A PAYMENT COVID DIRECTORY PAGE (ALL PAGES) Please see latest order for specific language and additional details. Everyone must wear a face covering that completely covers the person's nose and mouth when the person is in a public place, or on the property of a public or private or charter school, or technical school, college, or university, and others are present and physical distancing of 6 feet cannot be performed maintained. Our healthcare systems have repeatedly issued information warning of the nature of staff concerns, as well as the increase in the number of patients with further declines in overall hospital capacity. Our most important healthcare providers have indicated that, with the current rate of disease spread throughout the community and the number of people seeking care, they are weeks away from having to implement crisis care standards, which would mean choosing who gets care based on prioritization clinic.
These measures are in place to help reduce this burden on our health systems to maintain access to care for those who may need it. The CDH, Public Health District IV, is one of seven public health districts in the state of Idaho, serving Ada, Boise, Elmore, and Valley counties. Health districts were established in 1970 under the Idaho Code to ensure that essential public health services are available to protect the health of all citizens of the state, no matter how large or small the population in your county. With a vision of Healthy People in Healthy Communities, the emphasis of the CDH is on decreasing risk factors for chronic diseases, improving quality of life and increasing healthy living years among residents.
We encourage you to learn more about our many programs and services. The trustees of the Boise School District decided to keep their mask mandate in effect for now. BOISE, idaho Boise Mayor Lauren McLean is lifting the requirement to wear a face covering for events and buildings in the city. In December, the Boise School District postponed the lifting of its mask requirement after two local hospital administrators warned of omicron's then-unknown risks, as previously reported by Idaho Education News.