BONNERS FERRY — With the residents of the Boundary Community Hospital (BCH), Extended Care Facility / Nursing Home closed off from visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic, the staff is working hard to make that time fun for all.
Effective Saturday, March 28, many or most developed campgrounds and certain other recreation sites on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests will be closed until further notice for the health and safety of visitors and staff.
Boise — Governor Brad Little’s latest executive orders and proclamation will boost funds available for Idaho’s coronavirus response, manage the impact of the crisis on the state budget, and help the thousands of Idahoans suddenly unemployed due to the 2019 novel coronavirus.
BONNERS FERRY — According to a press release from Andrew O’Neel, Director of Emergency Management and Public Information Officer, the Boundary County essential government services have been affected as a result of Governor Brad Little’s statewide Stay-Home Order issued yesterday.
A Kootenai County woman in her 50s has been confirmed as having novel coronavirus, according to a press release from the Panhandle Health District and Kootenai Health. The woman is self-isolating at home and contact tracing is ongoing.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Seniors Hospitality Center will be closed to the Congregate Nutrition Services Program meals until April 10. The meals normally take place at noon every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
EASTPORT — In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic — where businesses are temporarily closing, people are practicing social distancing or hunkering down at home, and toilet paper is the hot commodity — some things have not changed.
BONNERS FERRY — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Boundary County Courthouse is not open to the public, so Boundary County voters are asked to take part in #VoteEarlyIdaho and vote absentee for the May 19 Primary Election.
BONNERS FERRY — While there are no reported COVID-19 cases in Boundary County, the effects of the worldwide pandemic has finally made its way to the local area, specifically with the City of Bonners Ferry and Boundary County through local government response.