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Volunteers help out at the United Way of the Treasure Valley in August 2020.


Every three years, the United Way of the Treasure Valley partners with Saint Alphonsus Regional Health System to conduct a community assessment which helps define the most pressing needs in our area. The 2020 assessment was just released, and it gives us a better picture of how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected folks from an ecomonic and public health perspective.

The information gathered then guides the alignment of resources and implementation of needs-driven, evidence based solutions.


Joining Idaho Matters today to talk about the assessment is president and CEO of the United Way of the Treasure Valley and Rebecca Lemmons of Saint Alphonsus Health System.

As COVID-19 cases spread through the U.S. and Idaho, we’re committed to keeping you updated and informed. You can get updated info on cases, closures and how to stay healthy at any time on our Coronavirus news blog.


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Hi! I’m Gemma Gaudette, the host of the award-winning show, Idaho Matters. During the day you’ll find me researching and writing about all the fascinating topics we tackle on our show. And of course, at noon, each weekday you’ll find me live behind the microphone as Idaho Matters airs.