St. Alphonsus, Nampa ICU

Medications and equipment hang in the ICU room of a COVID-19 patient at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa on Sept. 16.

Officials are not sure whether Idaho’s delta-fueled COVID-19 surge is over yet.

But it’s increasingly clear that COVID-19 is here to stay, an administrator of one of Idaho’s largest health care systems said at a Tuesday news conference.

Reporter Kyle Pfannenstiel can be reached at 208-542-6754. Follow him on Twitter: @pfannyyy. He is a corps member with Report for America, a national service program that places journalists into local newsrooms.

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