Coronavirus

More relief funds go to Idaho hospitals, urgent care centers

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little says $10 million in relief funds will be directed to Idaho hospitals, primary care provider, urgent care clinics and skilled nursing facilities because of the surge in COVID-19 patients. Little announced the…

Idaho lawmakers to discuss vaccine mandate with eye on reconvening

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Lawmakers on a committee that considers state sovereignty issues have bumped up their planned meeting next week to Wednesday to consider President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate. The meeting announced Monday is a potential avenue to reconvening…

US to ease travel restrictions on fully vaccinated foreign visitors

The United States plans to ease travel restrictions on all fully vaccinated foreign visitors starting in November, White House Covid-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients said Monday. "Beginning in early November, foreign nationals flying to the United States will be required…