After Statesman threatens lawsuit, IDOG board weighs in, H&W to release nursing home COVID-19 info

After the Idaho Statesman threatened a lawsuit over a denied public records request for nursing home COVID-19 information, and the IDOG board sent a strongly worded letter to Gov. Brad Little, state Health & Welfare Director Dave Jeppesen, and the directors of all seven public health districts in the state about the importance of the releasing the information, the state has agreed to do so.


Newspaper demands state health officials say which nursing homes had coronavirus

The Idaho Statesman sent a letter Friday to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, warning that the newspaper plans to sue if the department does not provide records about coronavirus outbreaks in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

From the Idaho Statesman

Middleton plans to correct open-meetings error

A local teachers’ union says the Middleton School Board violated open meetings law with a closed-door discussion of labor negotiations.

From Idaho Education News

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