Idaho is currently under a statewide “Crisis Standards of Care.”
Hospitals across the state say that the Delta variant of Covid-19 is causing a significant problem at hospitals and that more people need to be vaccinated to slow the spread. In the meantime, schools and cities are once again debating the issue of mask mandates.
The Lewiston City Council debated just days ago whether to re-implement a mask mandate they had in place previously and added the issue to be an agenda item at their next city council meeting.
The city council asked Taylor Rudd, the Chief Operating Officer at St. Joseph’s hospital in Lewiston, whether he believed it would be helpful for the city to do a mandate since the hospital has one in place for staff and employees. Rudd told the council that he did not feel he was qualified to answer whether it would be beneficial or not.
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