Idaho Coronavirus Reopening Information and Guidance
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Idaho is in a Modified Stage 2 of reopening from November 14 until further notice. State health officials are in charge of COVID-19 response and regulations.
All gatherings of more than 10 people in public or private locations are prohibited except for political expression, educational activities and extracurricular activities or gatherings of more than 10 people who live in the same household.
People at high risk for severe illness are strongly encouraged to stay at home and self-isolate.
All bar, restaurant and nightclub patrons must remain seated unless entering or exiting an establishment or using a restroom. Nightclubs may continue to operate as bars.
Anyone over the age of 5 who enters a long-term care facility must wear a mask unless they have a medical condition that prevents safe use of a mask or they are deaf or hard of hearing and must remove a mask to communicate.
You must maintain a distance of 6 feet or more from people who do not live in your household whenever possible.
A mask mandate is in effect in Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai and Shoshone counties. (PDF)
Mask mandates remain in effect in Ada and Valley counties
A mask mandate is in effect in Blaine county.
Coronavirus Reopening Guidance for Idaho from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Idaho Reopening Resource Center
The links and PDFs below provide guidance from Federal agencies on practices and protocols for reopening businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Additional information can be found at the Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 website.
General Business Guidelines
Commonly Available Cleaners That Meet EPA Criteria for Coronavirus Disinfection
Printable Posters for Businesses from the CDC