With just 8.6 persons per square mile according to the 2010 census, this region of Idaho is one of the most rural. Taking its name from the fact that this area is the boundary between the US and Canada, Boundary County, Idaho receives over 60 inches of snow annually.
Primary Care Resources:
Region 1 Medicaid Primary Care Providers (as of Feb 2012)
Health Services Boundary Community Hospital is a rural Critical Access Hospital (CAH) that provides emergency treatment and healthcare. Emergency services are provided 24 hours a day.
Boundary County Ambulance Association provides ambulance service. They also provide rescue response to the county. They have primary services based in Bonners Ferry. There is an ambulance stationed in Porthill, in the north portion of the county.
The Boundary/Bonner Regional Health Care Center's main office is located in Bonners Ferry. The facility is one of Idaho's largest low-income health care providers. The clinic is open to patients six days a week and provides health, dental and mental health services. The health care center also operates a large mobile clinic. The mobile clinic travels to remote areas to provide health, dental and mental health services.