Idaho forced to ration medical care as hospitals buckle under Covid

Coeur d’Alene-based Kootenai Health has converted a classroom to a COVID-19 care unit in preparation for crisis standards of care. (Courtesy of Kootenai Health)

BOISE - Idaho on Tuesday morning moved into “crisis standards of care” for the first time in the state’s history.

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare made the decision, which applies to North Idaho . . .

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