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A free COVID-19 antibody testing program in Ketchum hit a stumbling block after administrators were served with a federal cease-and-desist order late last week, prompting dozens of test participants to speak out against current laboratory regulations.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 498 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 today, raising the total to 26,631. Another five people have died with the coronavirus as a contributing factor, raising the death toll to 251.

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Idaho’s COVID-19 testing capability has increased “dramatically” since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, state health officials say—but the percentage of tests coming back positive is “much higher” than officials would like, and hospitalization numbers statewide are at their highest poi…

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As other parts of Idaho experience an increase in COVID-19 cases day after day, Blaine County once more faces the possibility of being overrun with cases, local experts warned during a digital town hall hosted by the county last Thursday.

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Health care officials from across the state banded together Tuesday in urging Idahoans to contact their elected officials in support of mask and distancing mandates to reverse a surge in COVID-19 cases during the past several weeks.

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A week after the Hailey City Council voted to make face coverings mandatory in public, city officials are reporting a generally high level of compliance—mixed with some confusion.

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A rabid bat was caught in Twin Falls County this week, according to the South Central Public Health District. Now the district is urging residents to take precautions if they see a bat active during the day or see any unusual behavior from bats.

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As some states and counties step back towards closure with strict measures to combat recent upticks in COVID-19 cases, Blaine County continues to welcome visitors since entering the phased reopening plan that state officials created, with business owners and local establishments implementing…

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From having had one of the highest concentrations of COVID-19 cases in the United States near the start of the pandemic, Blaine County residents used business closures, social distancing and mask-wearing to achieve 17 separate days of no new cases between May 28 and June 18.

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The South Central Public Health District reports young adults to be the highest percentage of people who have been infected with COVID-19 in the district. State statistics show that Idahoans aged 18-29 exhibit the greatest concentration of coronavirus infections.

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This week the state government launched a new website that includes public service announcements, safety considerations for businesses across Idaho as they undertake reopening, and a pledge to commit to doing one's part as businesses and residents work together to support a safe and healthy …

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Over a month and a half after Ketchum real estate agent Janine Bear was discharged from the United Christian Hospital in Hong Kong, many of her worst COVID-19 symptoms remain—severe shortness of breath, blinding headaches, body pain.

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Despite this year’s primary election taking place entirely by mail, Idaho didn’t see a drop in voter turnout—on the contrary, numbers from the Secretary of State’s Office show more people cast their ballots than usual.