Governor Brad Little announced with the Stay Healthy Order that Idaho is moving to Phase 2 in the reopening plan on May 16th. Additionally, small businesses have a new resource to access masks, gloves, and sanitizer as the state enters Stage 2 of the four-stage Idaho Rebounds plan to safely and responsibly open Idaho’s economy. 

Idaho small businesses can obtain a 30-day supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) for their employees and patrons at 


Library related COVID-19 resources and articles ICfL staff think you will find useful! 

5 art projects you can do while social distancing. Sarah Urist Green shares ideas for fun art projects you can do at home during the coronavirus outbreak. (These are a great activity for kids and adults alike.) (Deana)

Sample Communication Plan from Texas State Library and Archives Commission Ideas on how to communicate and advocate during COVID-19 pandemic (Tammy) 

Get funding, training, and tools to help your community grow their skills, career, and businesses The Public Library Association and Grow with Google funding program is now open to any library, in any state, that would like support for their virtual library programming to continue supporting job seekers and small businesses in your community. (Randy) 

Idaho CarelineSearch from over 11,000 Idaho resources to find free or low cost services near you. Topics include alcohol & drug abuse, employment, public benefits, financial assistance, health care, caregiver resources, and many more. (Colleen)