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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Blaine County COVID-19 Resources

UPDATED October 22, 2020

Blaine County Ordinance number 2020-05, passed on October 20, 2020.

On October 20, 2020 the Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to pass ordinance 2020-05. The ordinance went into effect on October 22, 2020, and requires the following:

Face Coverings: Every person, shall, when in any indoor or outdoor public place, completely cover their nose and mouth, when members of the public are physically present for otherwise unprotected social interaction. 

Group Size Limitations & Social Distancing Mandate: All gatherings of non-household members shall maintain 64 square feet of space per person in every indoor and outdoor space. No indoor gathering may exceed 10 persons, and no outdoor gathering may exceed 50 persons, which limitations shall apply to all public and private property, private residences, business establishments of any and all type. 

View the full ordinance here.


Blaine County COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall

View the recording of the Blaine County COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall from Thursday, October 15, 2020.  

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Virtual Town Hall and to the panelists for their time.  The recording also includes Spanish translation provided by Ruby Garcia from the St. Luke's Center for Community Health.

Blaine County Facilities are Open

Blaine County facilities have reopened to the public as of Monday, May 18th, 2020.  In an effort to help protect the community as well as our staff, we request all customers adhere to the following protocol:

  • Bring and wear their own face covering.
  • Bring and use their own pen or other writing device.
  • Continue to adhere to social distancing protocol.
  • Continue good sanitizing practices including frequent hand washing and hand sanitizing.
  • Cover their mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing.
  • Stay home if not feeling well.

Please visit the web page or call ahead to the Office or Department to understand if the processes have changed.  Staff have been working hard for several weeks to install safety measures including plexiglass and new procedures.  For example, the DMV is operating by appointment-only now.  Please visit their webpage to schedule your appointment.

Blaine County appreciates your understanding as we continue working to help keep our community safe during these trying times.  We all want to do our part to make it safe for everyone.

COVID-19 Testing locations within the South Central Public Health District. 

Harvard Global Health Institute

Visit Sun Valley - Visitor information and resources

Idaho Rebounds - Website with all resources and information related to reopening plan for Idaho

Staged Plan for Reopening Idaho

Live Better Idaho - Multiple resources for Idaho residents ranging from financial to health and overall well-being

South Central Public Health District - Most accurate and up-to-date count of COVID-19 cases for Blaine County

Idaho COVID-19 Dashboard - Most accurate and up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Idaho

Guidelines for Opening Up America

***The information provided on this page is intended to consolidate various resources during the COVID-19 emergency for use by the public. By hosting these resources on its server, Blaine County does not guarantee, vouch for, or warrant these services. Persons seeking any of the services set forth herein should contact the provider directly to determine the scope of services provided and any eligibility requirements, qualifications, conditions, or terms.

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