Southeast Idaho Public Health has 51 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 (21 in Bannock County, 22 in Bingham County, 1 in Butte County, 2 in Caribou County, 1 in Franklin County and 4 in Power County) in southeastern Idaho.
This brings the total number of confirmed and probable cases to 966. Of the 966 cases, 799 cases have recovered from COVID-19. This is the first case identified in Butte County. For more information, please visit siphidaho.org/coronavirus.php.
To help prevent the spread of this virus, it is more important than ever that the public adhere to the following prevention methods.
- Follow Governor Little Governor’s Statewide Idaho Order at rebound.idaho.gov.
- Wear a face veil in public.
- Practice away from society (6ft).
- Stay home if you are sick.
- Avoid sick people.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
- Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or your sleeve when you cough or sneeze.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated with disinfectant solution.
If you believe you have been exposed, make sure you isolate yourself. If you need medical attention, please call your healthcare provider prior to your visit to discuss your symptoms and next steps. Check availability by calling 208-234-5875.
SIPH has a call center to answer questions from the community and is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. You can contact the hotline at (208) 234-5875.
For specific information on southeastern Idaho about the new coronavirus, please visit siphidaho.org/coronavirus.php.
For Idaho’s specific information about the new coronavirus, please visit coronavirus.idaho.gov.
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