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March 27th Update

Idaho Falls has still not seen its first positive case of COVID-19 in the community. However, our team fully expects that to change and we are using the time we have now to prepare. For the past several weeks, our team has been meeting regularly to discuss the pandemic, readying our response plans and updating policies at the hospital to keep patients, employees and visitors s ...

Update on Stay-at-Home Order

Idahoans who need medical care can continue to see their doctor under Governor Brad Little’s stay-at-home order. Governor Little announced the order on Wednesday as part of his efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Idaho. Medical facilities are not impacted by the order and will remain open to serve patients. “Doctors are in the best position to understand how to treat the ...

March 19th Update

We understand news of the COVID-19 pandemic is unsettling. Understandably, many community members are taking extra steps to reduce their chance of catching the virus. However, to stay healthy, you need to make sure you are addressing all of your health needs.If you need medical attention the team at Idaho Falls Community Hospital wants to reassure you, it is still safe to recei ...

March 18th Update

Cornerstone Café has made some pretty big changes in the last 24 hours to promote social distancing and help reduce the chance of spreading germs. Idaho Falls Community Hospital removed many of the tables in the Café to reduce the total number of people dining at one time. The remaining tables are spread out to create 6-feet of space between each table. As soon as someone is d ...

March 17th Update

We know many of you are feeling scared about the coronavirus – especially if you do not feel well. Remember, while the virus is spreading across the country, so are many cases of the common cold and flu. If you are sick right now, it does not necessarily mean you have the coronavirus. We recognize some of you may want to be tested for COVID-19. However, tests are in short supp ...