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Policy Summary

This section expressly excludes certain activities, including "activities necessary to buy, sell, or otherwise deliver food and necessities" from those activities that are prohibited by during public health emergencies, except where specifically prohibited by an order.

Background Information

State Idaho
Jurisdiction Name Boise
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 200,000-800,000
Food System Category Process; Distribute; Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
Yes

See language related to "public health emergency," which can be associated with particular impacts on medically fragile and other vulnerable individuals. § 1-15-5.

Health-related goal?
Yes

See, e.g., language related to "public health emergency," and "preservation of public health, safety, and welfare. "§§ 1-15-2, -5.

Environmental goal?
Yes

See definitions section, for language regarding "environmental condition, including hazardous materials." § 1-15-4.

Economic goal?
Unclear

See, e.g., language related to "critical infrastructure and utilities" and "activities necessary to buy, sell, or otherwise deliver food and necessities." § 1-15-7.

Has a stated intent or purpose?
Yes

"The City finds that the preservation of public health, safety, and welfare may require immediate action by the City in response to emergency threats to public health. Therefore, the City hereby authorizes the Mayor certain powers for immediate response to foreseeable, imminent, or present public health emergencies upon a declaration of a public health emergency as provided in the Disaster Preparedness Act (Idaho Code, title 46, chapter 10)." § 1-15-2.

Includes definitions?
Yes

§ 1-15-4.

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