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Posted on: March 18, 2021

SIPH - 30 New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho | 3/18/21

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 30 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 15,935. Out of the 15,935 cases, 15,571 have recovered from COVID-19. See county case counts below:


New ConfirmedNew ProbableTotal
Bannock12315
Bear Lake000
Bingham8513
Butte000
Caribou000
Franklin202
Oneida000
Power000
TOTAL22830



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

  • 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.
  • Get vaccinated when the vaccine is available for your priority group.

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 4:00 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/.

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