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Panhandle Health District reports  55 new cases
August 14, 2020 1 a.m.

Panhandle Health District reports 55 new cases

The Panhandle Health District reported 55 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, which brings the total of cases to 2,404. There have been 24 deaths attributed to the virus.

Panhandle Health District: Another death due to virus
August 8, 2020 1:05 a.m.

Panhandle Health District: Another death due to virus

No citations for violating mask mandate

Little promotes $85M plan to reopen schools
August 7, 2020 1:08 a.m.

Little promotes $85M plan to reopen schools

PHD: 2 more deaths, 41 new cases

PHD: School districts in ‘mild to moderate’ risk
August 6, 2020 1:05 a.m.

PHD: School districts in ‘mild to moderate’ risk

76 new coronavirus cases reported on Wednesday

New cases for day lowest since early July
August 5, 2020 1 a.m.

New cases for day lowest since early July

The number of new coronavirus cases reported by the Panhandle Health District was 30 on Tuesday, the lowest single-day count in nearly a month. The single-day count was last lower on July 7, when there were 25 new cases.

Three more deaths attributed to COVID-19
August 4, 2020 1:05 a.m.

Three more deaths attributed to COVID-19

Mask mandate sparks confrontation

Another death attributed to COVID-19
August 1, 2020 1 a.m.

Another death attributed to COVID-19

Community transmission identified in Boundary, Shoshone counties

First COVID-19 death in Shoshone County
July 31, 2020 1:06 a.m.

First COVID-19 death in Shoshone County

White House report puts Kootenai County in ‘red zone,’ calls for masking at all times outside the home

PHD urges calm at Thursday meeting
July 22, 2020 1:07 a.m.

PHD urges calm at Thursday meeting

Panhandle Health said Thursday’s board of health meeting at the county administration building in Coeur d’Alene must remain orderly.

PHD director: Take COVID-19 more seriously
July 10, 2020 1:07 a.m.

PHD director: Take COVID-19 more seriously

97 new cases in one day; count reaches 689

PHD endorses community wide masking
July 9, 2020 1:09 a.m.

PHD endorses community wide masking

COVID count at 592; five currently in hospital

COVID count climbs; 5 currently in hospital
July 4, 2020 1:06 a.m.

COVID count climbs; 5 currently in hospital

COEUR d’ALENE — The Panhandle area has a total of 421 COVID-19 cases, including 36 new cases, as of Friday.

Shoshone County gets first COVID-19 case
July 3, 2020 1:07 a.m.

Shoshone County gets first COVID-19 case

Despite recent rise, Kootenai County’s infection number remains less than .25 percent of population

PHD: Coronavirus cases reach 341
July 2, 2020 1 a.m.

PHD: Coronavirus cases reach 341

COEUR d’ALENE — The Panhandle Health District reported 26 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, bringing PHD’s total to 341.

PHD seeking volunteers for COVID-19 call center
June 29, 2020 7:33 p.m.

PHD seeking volunteers for COVID-19 call center

PHD seeking volunteers for COVID-19 call center

Area virus cases increase slightly over weekend
June 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Area virus cases increase slightly over weekend

COEUR d’ALENE — The number of coronavirus cases in Kootenai County has reached 85.

First case of COVID-19 in Benewah County announced
May 23, 2020 1:31 p.m.

First case of COVID-19 in Benewah County announced

The Panhandle Health District (PHD) confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in a female under the age of 18 in Benewah County, announced on Saturday.

Two new Kootenai County COVID-19 cases since stage 2
May 23, 2020 1 a.m.

Two new Kootenai County COVID-19 cases since stage 2

Since restaurants, gyms and salons reopened last Saturday in Idaho, there have been two new cases of the coronavirus reported in the Panhandle Health District.

New case of COVID-19 in Kootenai County
May 17, 2020 1:12 p.m.

New case of COVID-19 in Kootenai County

One new case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Kootenai County on Sunday, according to Panhandle Health District.

Cleaning product safety
April 29, 2020 1:11 a.m.

Cleaning product safety

More than ever, we are relying on data and science to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (SARS CoV-2 virus). Household cleaners, sanitizers and disinfectants can be valuable tools in keeping our environments clean and assist in maintaining our health, WHEN properly used. We must remember to handle household cleaners safely to avoid possible serious consequences. Some general precautions include:

PHD in a pandemic: Functions explained
April 6, 2020 1:11 a.m.

PHD in a pandemic: Functions explained

This is a series about COVID-19 preparation and regional updates. Check The Press daily for new information, tips, and ways our health care professionals are working to keep our community safe.

Five new local COVID-19 cases reported
April 5, 2020 10:21 p.m.

Five new local COVID-19 cases reported

After no new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kootenai County on Saturday, five new cases were confirmed Sunday, according to Panhandle Health District.

Five new local COVID-19 cases
April 5, 2020 12:29 p.m.

Five new local COVID-19 cases

After no new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kootenai County on Saturday, five new cases were confirmed Sunday, according to Panhandle Health District.

Physicians: Here’s how hospital prepared
March 26, 2020 1:12 a.m.

Physicians: Here’s how hospital prepared

As members of the only Pulmonary and Critical Care physician group in northern Idaho, with the responsibility of caring for the patients in the Critical Care Units at Kootenai Health, we believe it is important to inform the public about our preparations for COVID-19 at Kootenai Health.

Managing fear and stress amid COVID-19
March 24, 2020 1:12 a.m.

Managing fear and stress amid COVID-19

We are living in uncertain times. With neighbors stockpiling supplies and a constant stream of discussion surrounding COVID-19, it’s understandable we may all feel a bit overwhelmed by the unknown of what will happen next. The emotional impact of COVID-19 may cause stress, fear, or anxiety, and these strong emotions can be difficult to process.

Panhandle Health District announces three additional cases of COVID-19 in North Idaho
March 23, 2020 1:14 a.m.

Panhandle Health District announces three additional cases of COVID-19 in North Idaho

The Panhandle Health District and Kootenai Health confirmed three additional confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in Kootenai County on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases to six in the panhandle area.

Work release: What you need to know
March 21, 2020 1:05 a.m.

Work release: What you need to know

This is part of an ongoing series about COVID-19 preparation and regional updates. Check the Press daily for new information, tips, and ways our health care professionals are working to keep our community safe.

Disease detectives to the rescue
March 20, 2020 1:12 a.m.

Disease detectives to the rescue

This is part of an ongoing series about COVID-19 preparation and regional updates. Check the Press daily for new information, tips, and ways our health care professionals are working to keep our community safe.

Answers to testing questions
March 19, 2020 1:11 a.m.

Answers to testing questions

This is a series about COVID-19 preparation and regional updates. Check The Press daily for new information, tips, and ways our health care professionals are working to keep our community safe.