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Posted on: July 24, 2020

SIPH - Forty-Six New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 46 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (27 in Bannock County, 11 in Bingham County, 3 in Franklin County, 1 in Oneida County, and 4 in Power County) in southeastern Idaho. This brings the total to 521 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. Of the 573 total confirmed and probable cases, 392 have recovered from COVID-19. For more information, please visit https://siphidaho.org/coronavirus.php.


To help prevent the spread of this virus, it is more important than ever that the public follows the following prevention methods.

•    Follow Governor Little’s Statewide Stay-Healthy Idaho Order at rebound.idaho.gov.

•    Wear cloth face coverings in public places.

•    Practice social distancing (6ft).

•    Stay home if you are sick.

•    Avoid people who are sick.

•    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.

•    Cleaning and disinfecting surfaces and objects that may be contaminated with germs using a disinfecting solution.


If you believe you have been exposed, make sure to self-isolate. If you need medical attention, please call your healthcare provider in advance of a visit to discuss your symptoms and next steps. Testing is available by calling 208-234-5875. 


SIPH has a call center to field questions from the community and is open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can reach the hotline at (208) 234-5875.


For southeast Idaho specific information about the novel coronavirus, please visit https://siphidaho.org/coronavirus.php. 


For Idaho-specific information about the novel coronavirus, please visit https://coronavirus.idaho.gov/.


Join us Monday-Friday at 11 am for Facebook Live at https://facebook.com/siphidaho.


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