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Economic worries, state policies affect workers complying with COVID-19 guidelines

Researchers found that people who work in states with fewer COVID-19 restrictions take fewer safety precautions than workers who live in states with more restrictions.
BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2020

WSU researchers found that workers are less likely to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 prevention guidelines if they are facing job and financial insecurity. Workers...

OPINION: Satire: Halloween candies for 2020

A new list of candy for trick-or-treaters has been released in keeping with CDC standards.
MADELINE GREER, Evergreen columnist October 27, 2020

2020 has been one of the most unpredictable and bizarre years of our lifetime. So, what could go wrong on the spookiest night of the year? One of the biggest topics amongst Americans is always food. We...

Local health department recommends people get tested for COVID-19

Pullman Regional Hospital is working with Palouse Medical to meet the demand for COVID-19 testing. The testing center is located in a trailer behind PRH by the emergency department.
ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter August 30, 2020

Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed its guidelines on COVID-19 testing, Whitman County Public Health has not. The CDC now states it is not necessary to get tested unless...

Village Centre Cinemas to postpone reopening

The theater is staying closed for safety reasons. When it reopens, every other row will be blocked off. Hand sanitizer will be available.
BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter August 25, 2020

Village Centre Cinemas delayed its plans to reopen Friday due to the recent increase of COVID-19 cases in Whitman County. The owners decided the movie theater should remain closed to make sure employees...

WSU researchers test environmental samples for coronavirus genetic material

Humans and other animals shed coronavirus particles when they are infected. These particles are spread throughout the shedder's environment.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter June 21, 2020

Testing environmental samples for pieces of RNA, the single-stranded genetic material of coronaviruses, may help WSU researchers determine how long the virus can persist outside a host.  Researchers...

Researchers use math, computers to model spread of COVID-19

WSU researchers are using computational epidemiology to model the spread of COVID-19.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter June 7, 2020

Eric Lofgren and other researchers in his lab at WSU are using computational epidemiology — a combination of computer simulations and complex mathematics — to model the spread of diseases, like COVID-19,...

WSU develops its own hand sanitizer

WSU develops its own hand sanitizer
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter May 7, 2020

WSU Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) is making “Cougar Clean,” an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that will help combat the hand sanitizer shortage and protect essential university workers.  Jason...

Public services change in wake of COVID-19

Library Director Joanna Bailey says the library will be able to sign people up for library cards over the phone and all online resources remain available.
LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter March 24, 2020

Many public organizations in Pullman changed how they operate in the wake of multiple positive COVID-19 cases in the county. Neill Public Library Joanna Bailey, Neill Public Library director, said...

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