Pandemic placing added stress on recovery community, leading to more relapses. The unprecedented challenges brought on by COVID-19 are exacerbating the opioid epidemic across the country. Idaho is seeing an increase in the number of suicides and people falling into relapse. Source 6l.
Mayor Merrill calls on community to slow the spread of COVID-19. REXBURG, IDAHO (KIFI/KIDK) - Eastern Idaho Public Health moved Madison County into the High Risk level of the COVID-19 Regional Response Plan during an EIPH board meeting on Wednesday. During the meeting, board members commended the mayor of Rexburg for calling on his community to follow the preventative measures put in place to slow the… Source 7o.
Idaho remains in red zone with highest test positivity rate in the country. The latest White House Coronavirus Task Force report obtained by ABC News shows Idaho continues to be in the red zone for test positivity, indicating a rate at or above 10.1%, with the highest rate in the country for the second week in a row. Source 3c.
‘Mad scramble’: Unlikely places stocked Idaho virus supplies. Idaho government officials spent $162,500 at a women's clothing store called Fantazia Apparel in Los Angeles last spring. Another $8,500 went to specialty beer maker Clairvoyant Brewing in Boise. A producer of theatrical effects fluids in Tennessee called Froggy's Fog received $15,000. Source 3u.