Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Current Stage: 3

Based off rising COVID-19 numbers, Central District Health (CDH) has issued an order for Ada County to return to Stage 3 operations effective at 12:01 a.m. on June 24. The CDH Order includes some variations from the state’s Stage 3. Notably, Ada County bars and nightclubs will not be allowed to remain open. 

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Orders and Community Information

Effective June 24, 2020 Central District Health has ordered Ada County, including Boise, back to Stage 3 of the Idaho Rebounds plan. Bars and Nightclubs located in Ada County are ordered closed and group gatherings are limited to 50 people or fewer. Additionally, Central District Health updated their order to require every person to wear a face covering that completely covers the person's nose and mouth when the person is in a public place and others are present and physical distancing of 6 feet cannot be maintained.

View the Central District Health Order

The City of Boise has adopted the State of Idaho's staged reopening plan, Idaho Rebounds, with the following additional safety precautions.

  • For Businesses: Businesses in Boise are required to adhere to the business protocols outlined in the the State of Idaho's staged reopening plan. These protocols can be found at:
    • All bars, nightclubs and bike bars are ordered closed. (Breweries, wineries, and distilleries are exempt. Restaurants that serve alcohol can continue to do so.)
    • Additional resources for businesses in Boise can be found here.
  • For Individuals:
    • Physical Distancing: Individuals need to practice physical distancing by maintaining at least six (6) feet minimum physical distance from other individuals, whenever possible.
  • For Airport Travelers: Access to the Boise Airport terminal is open only to:
    • Ticketed airline passengers
    • Individuals accompanying a ticketed airline passenger, provided the passenger needs assistance with arrival or departure
    • Individuals in vehicles who are at the passenger pick up and drop- off locations waiting for or dropping off ticketed passengers
    • Individuals in rental vehicles at the airport pick up and/ or drop off rental car locations

This information is outlined in Public Health Emergency Order 20-11.

View the Order

City of Boise Facilities and Services

The following is a list of City of Boise facilities and services that are currently open, or will be opening soon. For questions about a specific service or facility, please contact (208) 608-7000.

Please note: The dates below are based on current public health conditions and are subject to change depending on COVID-19 activity.

Boise Airport
The Boise Airport remains open for the traveling public. We recommend passengers arrive 90 minutes before departure, and passengers should utilize close-in parking, as the Economy Parking Lot is closed.

Boise Parks and Recreation

Please remember to practice physical distancing and adhere to group size limitations when using any of these facilities or participating in programming. 

Boise Public Library

  • Curbside Service: All Boise Public Library locations offer curbside hold pickup from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday – Friday and 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturdays.
  • Computer Appointments: Technology appointments and computer access is offered at the Main Library by appointment only. A limited number of appointments are available each day. Appointments can be scheduled online or by calling (208) 972-8200. 
  • Book Drops are open 7 days a week at all Boise Public Library locations.
  • Classes and programming being evaluated.

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Department of Finance and Administration

  • Parking Enforcement: Parking Enforcement: Downtown parking meters are being enforced in Zones 1 and 2. Zone 3 meters remains free until further notice, please refer to the parking meter display for details about payments.
  • Code Enforcement and Abandoned Vehicle Enforcement continues. 
  • Business Licensing applications for any new license or renewal can be completed through the online application process. Applications requiring fingerprinting will be handled by appointment only.
  • E-Scooters continue service. 

Downtown Parking for Takeout Orders
There will be free parking available on every street near a restaurant or bar that will be dedicated for takeout orders. These parking spaces will be easily identified – please look for the sign on each space that is dedicated for this purpose.

Public Works

Closed Facilities

The following City of Boise facilities remain closed:

  • City Hall - Open by appointment for certain services. Please contact the department directly.
  • City Hall West - Open by appointment for certain services. Please contact the department directly. For emergencies, please contact 9-1-1.
  • Boise Public Library facilities - Open by appointment for certain services and curbside services only.
  • Fort Boise, including the Dick Eardley Senior Center (Meals on Wheels meals will still be provided through curbside pick-up service)
  • Idaho IceWorld
  • Boise Depot
  • All City of Boise outdoor pools.

City of Boise Public Meetings

Boise City Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, Design Review and Historic Preservation will continue to have meetings in a hybrid meeting setting – offering both remote and in-person attendance opportunities. Other boards and commissions can meet if deemed necessary by the Mayor and Department Director or as otherwise legally required.


Federal Funds Transparency

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has had unexpected, major financial implications on communities around the country, including the City of Boise. The federal government is providing funding to help offset financial impacts of the pandemic so that cities can recover and thrive.


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