Gov. Brad Little pleaded with Idaho lawmakers to not end the emergency declaration enacted nearly a year ago to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak at such a pivotal time as the vaccine is being distributed.
It is with a sad heart we have to make the announcement that the Home and Garden Show in Twin Falls is officially cancelled due to the COVID 19 pandemic. This is the first time for as long as I can remember that the show will not happen.
The COVID 19 vaccine is being distributed right now to health care workers and long term care facility residents. The South Central Public Health District made a tentative timeline that will give people an idea when the vaccine will be available for general public.
Gov. Brad Little says Idaho must remain in Stage-2 COVID-19 restrictions while asking citizens to take on the personal responsibility to help slow the spread of the virus before the state reaches a point where hospitals begin turning patients away.