From Teton County news release:
SELF-ISOLATION PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY March 21, 2020 – In consultation with Teton Valley Health, the cities of Victor, Driggs, and Tetonia, and Teton County, Idaho are recommending self-isolation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, to minimize community spread.
This Public Health Notice is of the highest level of importance and urgency. According to Dr. Erin Prissel, Chief of Staff at Teton Valley Health and Dr. Nathan Levanger, Chief Medical Officer at Teton Valley Health: “Due to the long period of time from disease exposure to when symptoms appear, the best way to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is to reduce contact among individuals, whether they are currently experiencing symptoms or not. This is especially important given that individuals who have no symptoms will spread the disease. Therefore, we have asked that the cities and county tell residents to self-isolate at their place of residence.”
All persons within Teton County Idaho, and the cities of Victor, Driggs, and Tetonia are hereby requested to stay at home immediately through April 5, 2020. Specifically:
• All persons are advised to stay home except to complete essential activities or go to work to provide essential commercial and government services.
• Essential activities include grocery shopping, going to the bank or hardware store, going to the doctor, getting gas, collecting curbside take-out from a local restaurant, and recreating outdoors while practicing social distancing and being careful to avoid forming groups of any size.
• Grocery stores continue to be restocked on a regular basis. There is no need to hoard supplies. Please buy only what you need.
• Transportation will remain open, and trash pickup will continue. As always, IF YOU ARE SICK, or a member of your household is sick, STAY AT HOME.
If you have questions about your health, please call your healthcare provider or Teton Valley Health at 208-354-2383. If you suspect you have COVID-19, please call ahead before entering a healthcare facility. Teton County: For more information for Teton County please visit tetoncountyidaho.gov, or contact Public Information Officer Holly Powers at 208-354-8775, or email@example.com. City of Driggs: For questions or concerns regarding this information, please contact Mayor Johnson at MayorJohnson@DriggsIdaho.org, or 208-354-2362 ext 2107. City of Tetonia: Any questions or concerns can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or call City Hall at 208-456-2249. City of Victor: For more information visit victorcityidaho.gov, or contact City Administrator Olivia Goodale at 208-787-2940 x 7 or email@example.com Teton School District 401 TSD 401 administrators, teachers, and staff are taking a well-deserved break this weekend. Home-based learning begins Monday.
FOOD, SUPPLIES, AND OTHER RESOURCES: For the safety of all, please do not go to any stores if you or a member of your household have any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath, or not feeling well OR if you have been in contact with someone with known or suspected coronavirus. Drug Stores: 1. Corner Drug (Driggs): Curbside service only from 9:30am to 5:30 pm Monday thru Friday, Closed Saturday. Credit Card phone payments only to reduce interaction. Curbside service will be on the north or west side of the building. Please call 208-354-2334 to place orders, make payments and also to let us know when you are outside and we will bring it out to you. 2. Victor Drug: will be open for drive-thru service only 9:30am-6:30pm Monday -Friday and Saturday 9am-5pm. Both locations will remain closed Sunday Use our free RefillRX app to request refills. Please send to the right location for better service. All the info you need is on your label to register with the app Food Pantry: The Food Pantry is located just north of Seoul Restaurant and across from the Fairgrounds. They are Suite 103 on the main level at the north end of the building. Temporary Food Distributions Announced 1. We're here to help. 2. We will be open to distribute food every Wednesday evening 5:30pm - 7:00pm and every Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm. 3. For now, we will have prepared bags of food for children, adults and seniors. 4. Also for now we are limiting families to one Pantry visit per week. 5. We are committed to having a safe, secure and steady source of food availale for community members in need. 6. The best way for volunteers, or those wanting to deliver food donations, to reach us is by phone (208) 354-1658 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also leave food donations in Red Bins with our logo, which are at Broulims, Barrels & Bins and at the Pantry site. Please check our website homepage for our current needs list or to make a donation. Grocery Stores: 1. Broulims Customers can obtain one package of toilet paper at the customer services counter while supplies last, no other products are limited. 2. Barrels and Bins: New curb side services offered. Visit: https://barrelsandbins.market/special-orders/ Home delivery and curb side pick up will have a nominal fee, however they are offering these services for FREE for any community members who are 60 or older, immune-compromised, or pregnant. Teton Regional Economic Coalition (TREC) Here is a summary of resources and information for Teton Valley businesses. There’s a ton of information available here that can help you, your business, and your employees make it through these tough times. Please take the time to review it. If we’ve missed anything, please email email@example.com 1. State of Idaho: https://coronavirus.idaho.gov/ 2. U.S. Small Business Administration: https://www.sba.gov/page/guidance-businesses-employers-plan-respondcoronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19?fbclid=IwAR2zeLVQjE2RB-YYuZ17xegEH8itQq5x_F2YMRGT5pjUP-EhoG2fIdqzPKc The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved an Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance fund for small businesses impacted by COVID-19. In order for Idaho and our region to become eligible for assistance, affected Idaho businesses need to file an Economic Injury Worksheet. In our state, this effort is being led by the Idaho Department of Commerce. The Economic Injury Worksheet and other information regarding the assistance can be found on the Department of Commerce’s COVID-19 webpage. The assistance is available to both for and not-for profit businesses. Even if you do not plan to apply for financial assistance, completing and submitting the form is helpful in assisting other Eastern Idaho businesses who may apply. Jerry Miller at the Idaho Department of Commerce is the point of contact for this effort and who the completed forms can be sent to. His contact information is firstname.lastname@example.org, (208)-287-0780. https://commerce.idaho.gov/ 3. The Teton Valley News will run as a courtesy to your business new plans/new hours/changes in operation, in light of the COVID-19 health emergency in their online and print products. Please email Jeannette Boner with your information at email@example.com. Print deadline, Monday at 5 p.m.
Online:https://www.tetonvalleynews.net/news/tetonvalley-business-closures-and-updates/article_767bdaaa-8155-5a2f-96d9-eec47070f4d2.html 4. Idaho Department of Labor: All Labor Services Currently are Available Online or by Phone Only. Need Help Filing for Unemployment Insurance Benefits? File for unemployment insurance online at labor.idaho.gov/ClaimantPortal or get help with your application by calling (208) 332-8942. 5. Coronavirus-related unemployment insurance FAQs on our blog at idahoatwork.com/2020/03/18/faqs-aboutunemployment-insurance-and-covid-19/ 6. View general unemployment insurance FAQs on our website at labor.idaho.gov/dnn/UnemploymentBenefits/Questions-Answers. 7. Contact your nearest Labor One-Stop office for more information: Idaho Falls: (208) 557-2500 Additional resources: https://www.mainstreet.org/howwecanhelp/resourcecenter/covid19resources https://restaurant.org/Covid19