‘Idaho Reports’ earns Idaho Press Club awards

Congratulations to our staff who brought home Idaho Press Club accolades this weekend from the association’s Best of 2021 Awards. All categories and winners are listed here, including more of our friends at Idaho PTV! TELEVISION WRITING – TV – SINGLE STORY 1st – Melissa Davlin – A Statewide Disaster HEALTH / MEDICAL REPORT –Continue reading “‘Idaho Reports’ earns Idaho Press Club awards”

Friday was the candidate filing deadline. Here are our takeaways.

by Idaho Reports staff The Secretary of State website has posted an unofficial list of 2022 statewide and legislative candidates after the 5 p.m. Friday filing deadline. While it looks to be incomplete (as of 7:50 pm, it was still missing Democratic governor candidate Shelby Rognstad, who filed Friday), here are our takeaways. This postContinue reading “Friday was the candidate filing deadline. Here are our takeaways.”

Idaho deactivates crisis standards of care, hospitals remain stressed

By Ruth Brown, Idaho Reports The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare deactivated crisis standards of care Tuesday in the three southern Idaho public health districts. The health districts activated crisis standards on Jan. 15 due to a shortage of healthy staff and a blood shortage. On Tuesday, IDHW announced shortages in staffing and bloodContinue reading “Idaho deactivates crisis standards of care, hospitals remain stressed”

Governor activates National Guard to assist health care and IDOC

By Ruth Brown, Idaho Reports Idaho Gov. Brad Little announced Monday that he again activated the Idaho National Guard to assist with the impact of COVID-19. A total of 75 guardsmen would be active to assist Primary Health Medical Group facilities and the Idaho Department of Correction, which are experiencing staffing shortages. The activation comesContinue reading “Governor activates National Guard to assist health care and IDOC”

FAQ: Crisis standards of care, round two

By Melissa Davlin, Idaho Reports On Monday, Jan. 24, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare declared crisis standards of care for part of southern Idaho. The circumstances around this declaration are different than when IDHW declared crisis standards of care in fall 2021, prompting a number of questions from Idaho Reports viewers and readers,Continue reading “FAQ: Crisis standards of care, round two”

IDHW reactivates crisis standards for three southern Idaho health districts

By Melissa Davlin, Idaho Reports The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has activated crisis standards of care for Southwest District Health, Central District Health, and South Central District Health due to a critical shortage of staff and blood. The announcement comes as Idaho is experiencing its largest daily case numbers thus far in theContinue reading “IDHW reactivates crisis standards for three southern Idaho health districts”

Our 50th season begins!

The new season of Idaho Reports begins Friday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. on Idaho Public Television. Visit IdahoPTV.org to watch episodes anytime after they air. Since 1972, Idaho Reports has delivered in-depth reporting and political analysis to the Gem State, enduring name and format changes and even a global pandemic. Now in its 50thContinue reading “Our 50th season begins!”

¿QUÉ SIGNIFICAN LAS NORMAS DE ATENCIÓN EN CASO DE CRISIS?

¿QUÉ SIGNIFICAN LAS NORMAS DE ATENCIÓN EN CASO DE CRISIS? Las normas de atención de crisis se implementan en circunstancias extremas cuando hay más personas que necesitan atención médica que recursos disponibles para ayudar a todos. Esto establece un marco para que los trabajadores de la salud prioricen cómo usar los recursos y a quiénContinue reading “¿QUÉ SIGNIFICAN LAS NORMAS DE ATENCIÓN EN CASO DE CRISIS?”

What do crisis standards of care mean for Idaho?

Crisis standards of care are implemented in extreme circumstances in which there are more people in need of health care than there are resources available to help everyone. It sets up a framework for health care workers to prioritize how to use resources and who to help first. The Idaho Crisis Standards of Care planContinue reading “What do crisis standards of care mean for Idaho?”

Idaho Reports returns to Storyfort

EVENT CANCELED The Idaho Reports team has made the difficult decision to cancel our Sept. 24 Storyfort event. While our panel was scheduled at an outdoor venue, and Treefort organizers are requiring either proof of vaccination or a recent negative test to attend, we are concerned about sending the wrong message if we were toContinue reading “Idaho Reports returns to Storyfort”