Idaho Capital Sun

Clark Corbin, Idaho Capital sun

While serving as acting governor on Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin issued a new executive order banning public schools and the State Department of Education from requiring COVID-19 testing or vaccinations.

McGeachin issued the executive order while Gov. Brad Little was out of state traveling to Texas to visit the U.S. border with Mexico along with nine other governors from the West. 

"The Overall Trend Is Bad": This Is What Covid-19 Is Doing To Idaho Hospitals

Aug 16, 2021
Courtesy of Idaho Capital Sun

(This story was originally published in the Idaho Capital Sun.)

Patients treated in emergency rooms. Small community hospitals calling around for a place to send their critically ill patients. Nurses so burned out that hospitals offer them cash to take extra shifts. And a delta-fueled COVID-19 fire raging out of control from coast to coast.