Idaho asks FEMA and other states for help, in last-ditch effort to staff hospitals

Idaho Health and Welfare Director Dave Jeppesen addresses the media at a virtual briefing on Tuesday, Aug. 24. (Idaho Capital Sun photo)

BOISE - When August began, about 8% of the patients in Idaho hospitals had Covid.

Three weeks later, they’re now more than 20% of hospitalizations.

Almost none of the patients have been vaccinated for . . .

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