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Gov. Little Visits IF Hospitals to See Positive Antibody Impacts Toward COVID-19

For Immediate Release September 16, 2021 Contact: Natalie Podgorski435-881-1391 Governor Little Travels to Idaho Falls Hospitals to See Positive Impacts Antibody Treatment is Having in the Fight Against COVID-19 IDAHO FALLS, ID – Governor Brad Little will visit Idaho Falls Community Hospital and Mountain View Hospital on Thursday to learn more about monoclonal antibody treatm ...

Idaho hospitals reach critical point in COVID-19 care

In communities across Idaho, we have celebrated the impact of our brave, dedicated healthcare workers as they fight against COVID-19. This pandemic, now in its 18th month, continues to take a relentless toll on the region’s caregivers. They have worked tirelessly and devoted themselves to caring for patients; now they need your help. Hospitals throughout the region are current ...

Community Members Can Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19 at Riverfest

Idahoans who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19 can get their shot for free this Saturday at Riverfest. The pharmacy team for Mountain View Hospital and Idaho Falls Community Hospital will be distributing COVID-19 vaccines from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Idaho Falls Community Hospital Receives Special Designations to Care for Trauma, Heart Attack and Stroke Patients

We are excited to announce Idaho Falls Community Hospital is now a designated Level IV trauma, Level III stroke and Level II heart attack (officially known as STEMI) treatment center by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. The designation means we have the team, tools and experience necessary to diagnose and treat potentially deadly heart attacks, strokes and trauma. Th ...

Visitor Policy Update

Members of the Idaho Falls Community Hospital Covid Committee have approved the following updates to our visitor and mask policies: Visitor Policy 2 visitors 14 years and older will be allowed to visit non Covid patients Visitors 13 years and younger will be allowed to visit non-Covid patients for a maximum of 15 minutes Visitors will continue to be screened and will need ...

COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives for Healthcare Workers

A limited number of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines arrived at the pharmacy for Mountain View Hospital and Idaho Falls Community Hospital on Monday, December 14 for frontline healthcare workers. The current doses, which will not be enough to cover healthcare workers at both hospitals, will be given to employees in Idaho Falls Community Hospital’s emergency department and intensive c ...

New Outpatient COVID-19 Treatment

Patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 have a new treatment option that could reduce their chances of needing to be hospitalized because of the virus. In late November, the Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization for casirivimab and imdevimab to be used to treat COVID-19 positive patients who may be at high risk of developing severe symptoms and ...

One Year of Serving the Community

Idaho Falls Community Hospital Marks One Year of Serving the Community Idaho Falls Community Hospital hit 365 days of service to the community on Wednesday. During its first year of operations, the hospital built a team of 462 caring individuals, proudly treated more than 10,000 patients and navigated a global health pandemic. “We are so grateful to everyone who has trusted ...

COVID-19 Antibody Treatment

Idaho Falls Community Hospital Offering Outpatient COVID-19 Antibody Treatment Idaho Falls Community Hospital has been selected as one of the hospitals statewide to provide Idahoans with a new, outpatient antibody treatment, bamlanivimab, to fight COVID-19 and prevent hospitalizations. Recently, the Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization for bamlan ...