Keeping our communities heathy and safe is our number one priority at Ada County. In the weeks and months ahead Ada County will follow the guidance of state and local public health officials to ensure that our staged re-opening is done safely and effectively, and is based on the latest data available.
Beginning May 5, 2020, people who have an electronic court hearing in Ada County may appear in court by using the computers at Expo Idaho.
People who use the computers need to be healthy and they need to wear a face mask.
If you can appear remotely from your residence using a smartphone or a computer, please do so. We want to encourage people to stay home if possible.
Guidance for Business Re-Opening – Central District Health (CDH) has created helpful industry-specific guidance for business re-openings that will take place in the coming days and weeks. From food establishments to hair salons, CDH’s resources include a checklist to plan your re-opening safely and effectively.
Idaho Governor Brad Little announced a 4 step plan for re-opening Idaho businesses that were closed or required to limit service as part of the stay-at-home order issued March 25th. Each stage for re-opening requires an assessment before moving to the next stage.
Ada County Commissioners signed a proclamation Tuesday, April 21, 2020, in their Open Business Meeting (conducted virtually) designating April 19-25 as Crime Victims Awareness Week. Thank you to FACES of Hope Victim Center, and numerous county support staff for helping individuals and families through challenging times. Your work is critically important.
Our Path Home, the public-private partnership working to end homelessness in Ada County, in partnership with the Idaho Policy Institute, released the first New Path Community Housing 2019 Annual Evaluation. The Evaluation highlights the collective community benefit of the Housing First model, which provides housing to individuals experiencing homelessness alongside supportive services.
Are you wearing your face covering when you go to the grocery store or to other public places for essential services? You are helping to stop the spread of COVID19. Thank you! We are all in this together.
CrushTheCurveIdaho.com is a coordinated effort by Idaho businesses, innovators, and leaders to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The mission is to procure testing (COVID-19 and antibody) specifically for Idaho companies to make it easier for essential workers to be tested.
Please read Idaho’s Stay at Home Order issued Wed. March 25, 2020. It that will remain in effect until April 15, 2020, or until it is extended. A list of exempt essential infrastructure, transportation, financial, food service and other establishments can be found below. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (IDHW) has a new COVID-19 information line available 1-888-330-3010
Ada County Elected Officials held a joint news conference March 17 at 12:00 noon on the front steps of the Ada County Courthouse on Front Street.