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City Club Of Boise's COVID-19 Healthcare Expert Panel


All fifty states are now in some phase of reopening after closing to reduce the spread of Corona Virus. Idaho’s Governor’s Little implemented a 4-phase “Rebound to Prosperity.”  The City Club of Boise hosted a virtual online forum and welcomed five healthcare experts to discuss ongoing public health concerns and best practices for responding to the COVID-19 global pandemic.


Tommy Ahlquist, MD Crush the Curve 

Brandon Atkins, MS Preventive Health Services Program Manager /acting Public Information Officer for CDHD

Christine Hahn, MD Epidemiologist Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Steven Nemerson, MD Saint Alphonsus Chief Medical Officer

James P. Souza, MD Chief Medical Officer for St. Luke's Health System, Idaho Testing Task Force co-chair

Moderator - Corey Surber 

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