The safety and wellbeing of our community and visitors are our top priorities. The following information will be reviewed and updated as needed. Students, faculty and staff are advised to check their ICOM email account for the most up-to-date information.

Effective August 12, 2022, ICOM no longer requires that masks be worn. It is recommended, however, that masks continue to be worn by those who are immunocompromised or otherwise at high risk. 

COVID test kits remain available free of charge for students and employees in need. Questions or concerns from students should be directed to Liz Watson, Director of Student Services. Employees should contact Shannon Blackstock, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Vice President of Human Resources.

Helpful Links

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the national public health agency of the United States. The agency’s main goal is the protection of public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease, injury, and disability in the US and worldwide.

World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution states its main objective as “the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health”

National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and public health research.

Local Resources

Located in Meridian, Idaho, ICOM operates under the perview of Central District Health, which serves Ada, Boise, Elmore, and Valley Counties.