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Incoming freshmen Tara Wallack received one dose of the vaccine before moving to Pullman. Her second dose was organized by the university and administered within ten days of being on campus, she said. 

WSU to aid international students’ vaccination process upon return to campus

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter June 28, 2021

WSU’s International Student and Scholar Services is partnering with Cougar Health Services to ensure international students have easy access to the COVID-19 vaccine and can return to campus safely. Around...

Cougar Health Services is one of the only places on campus still requiring students to wear masks regardless of vaccination status, said Joel Schwartzkopf, WSU CHS executive director. 

WSU updates COVID-19 policies to reflect state reopening

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter June 25, 2021

WSU announced June 15 that daily health attestations are no longer required to access campus facilities. WSU loosened several pandemic policies over the last several weeks pertaining to daily health...

Butch's Den is located on the lower level of the Compton Union Building.

WSU spring COVID-19 testing ends today

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen managing editor April 27, 2021

Today is the last day for spring WSU student, faculty and staff COVID-19 testing. Those in need of a test can go to Butch's Den on the lower level of the Compton Union Building from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m....

Students will now have to pay to park at CHS when using services.

OPINION: Loss of Cougar Health Services free parking is disappointing

GRACE LAPIERRE March 11, 2021

A Twitter post from the ASWSU President on March 1 brought my attention to the fact Cougar Health Services will no longer be offering free parking. ASWSU President Curtis Cohen said he thinks the decision...

“Cougar Health Services primarily was not able to support the $40,000 it costs for free parking because of their budget tightening up this year,” said ASWSU President Curtis Cohen.

Parking fee required at Cougar Health Services

KIARA DOYAL March 11, 2021

WSU students are now required to pay for parking at Cougar Health Services, a cost that used to be free. CHS made the decision in December 2020 after the cost of upkeep of its parking lot became too...

‘The best person to advocate for your interests is you’   

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen social media editor March 5, 2021

WSU students learned how to advocate for themselves in and out of the classroom during a Real Talk Thursdays event hosted by Cougar Health Services. Speaking up for oneself is not the same as seeking...

Mental health disorders have worsened and in-person care has been less accessible during the pandemic, said Elizabeth Murray, Cougar Health Services peer health educator and senior psychology major. 

Workshop spreads awareness for eating disorders, beauty standards

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief March 1, 2021

Students will host a virtual workshop at 5 p.m. on March 4 to spread awareness about beauty standards following eating disorder awareness week.  The goal of the event is to promote body acceptance,...

Cody Tornow, WSU’s lead international student adviser, said his family struggled to make ends meet at times. While in college, he broke his arm and resorted to getting X-rays from a veterinary clinic to save money.

‘US health care is like a foreign language’

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen news editor February 23, 2021

Leaders from multiple WSU departments spoke on students’ issues accessing affordable health care during the GPSA Senate meeting Monday evening.  Cody Tornow, WSU’s lead international student adviser,...

Those with a secure attachment style often have low anxiety and are less likely to avoid their partners during conflict, said Elizabeth McSpadden, research assistant for Cougar Health Services.

Mental health series discusses attachment styles

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen social media editor February 19, 2021

WSU students learned how people with different attachment styles respond to isolation caused by the pandemic during a Real Talk Thursdays event hosted by Cougar Health Services. There are four main...

“People are experiencing a lot of social isolation, which not only impacts dating relationships but impacts individual well-being,” said Jennah Strathausen, Cougar Health Services doctoral psychology intern.

Mental health series discusses dating safely during COVID-19

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter February 12, 2021

WSU students learned about dating safely during a COVID-19 Real Talk Thursdays event hosted by Cougar Health Services.  There are no clear rules to dating amid a pandemic. It can be a struggle for...

WSU’s COVID-19 respiratory care center is located in Bustad Hall, on the east side of campus.

COVID-19 respiratory center available to WSU students

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor February 4, 2021

Cougar Health Services opened a new respiratory facility to treat WSU students who have more severe COVID-19 symptoms. For students to receive care at the facility, they need to be evaluated via telecommunication...

The student positivity rate was below the five percent positivity mark. Over 4,600 students got tested.

WSU wraps up arrival testing for students

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter January 22, 2021

All students living, working or otherwise needing to be on campus for spring semester were expected to get a COVID-19 test as they arrived back in Pullman. Beasley Coliseum has been the testing site...

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