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WSU offers COVID-19 resources to faculty

Faculty are encouraged to get tested on-campus if they are not showing COVID-19 symptoms.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 1, 2020

Officials from WSU Human Resource Services and the Office of the Provost described resources for faculty and staff during its COVID-19 virtual town hall Wednesday morning.  More than 1,800 faculty members responded to a survey about the concerns of WSU employees, said Theresa Elliot-Cheslek, HRS ...

Whitman County confirms three new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms three new COVID-19 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

September 29, 2020

Three individuals tested positive for COVID-19 today, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,312 cases.  Of the new cases, one female and two males are aged 20-39 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. They are all stable and self-isolating.  Residents are reminded to wear masks and practice social distancing while in...

Whitman County’s COVID-19 total breaks 1,300 cases

Whitman County's COVID-19 total breaks 1,300 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

September 28, 2020

Sixty-nine individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 since Friday, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,309 cases.  Of the new patients, 19 females and 16 males are aged 0-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Thirty-two patients are aged 20-39 years, 11 are female and 21 are male. One female and one male also tested positive, ag...

Whitman County confirms 28 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 28 new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

September 25, 2020

Twenty-eight individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,240. Of the new cases, nine people are aged 0-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Three are female, and six are male. Nineteen people between the ages of 20-39 test...

ASWSU, Greek Life talk COVID-19 responses

ASWSU Vice President Sean Doster said people should speak out when they witness a behavior that breaks COVID-19 safety guidelines.

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2020

ASWSU and Greek Life representatives spoke about their responses to COVID-19 at a student leader panel Thursday evening. The most important aspect in preventing the spread of COVID-19 is speaking up, said ASWSU Vice President Sean Doster. People should encourage standing up and speaking out when a be...

Whitman County confirms 28 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 28 new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

September 24, 2020

Twenty-eight individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,212. Of the new cases, seven males and four females are aged 0-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Nine males and eight females are aged 20-39 years. They are stable and self-isolating. One person who previously t...

PRH receives $31,000 to increase testing capacity

Multiple fundraising programs have raised $850,000 for PRH's COVID-19 emergency fund since March.

HUNTER ORCUTT, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2020

A fundraising partnership raised over $31,000 in donations for the Pullman Regional Hospital to increase COVID-19 testing capacity. The fundraiser was part of the All In WA COVID-19 relief effort and gift-matching challenge started by Jeff Bezos. It ran for two weeks in September, said Rueben Mayes,...

Whitman County confirms four new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms four new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

September 23, 2020

Four individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising the county’s total to 1,184. Of the new cases, one male is aged 0-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. One male and two females are aged 20-39 years. They are stable and self-isolating. Residents...

Whitman County confirms nine new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms nine new COVID-19 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

September 22, 2020

Nine individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,180 cases.  Of the new patients, six females and three males are aged 20-39 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. They are all stable and self-isolating.  Residents are reminded to wear masks and practice social distancing while in...

Whitman County confirms 59 new COVID-19 cases over weekend

Whitman County confirms 59 new COVID-19 cases over weekend

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

September 21, 2020

Fifty-nine new individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 since Saturday, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,171 cases.  Of the new cases, 18 females and 10 males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Twenty-nine patients are aged 20-19, 12 are female and 17 are male. Two patients are females aged 40-59 and 60-79, respec...

Whitman County confirms 25 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 25 new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

September 17, 2020

Twenty-five individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s total to 1,091 cases. Seven patients are aged 0-19 years. Six of them are females, and one is male, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Sixteen people are aged 20-39 years....

WSU students’ attempt to return to normal is ‘fueling the epidemic’

WSU’S COVID-19 testing sites moved to the entrance of Beasley Coliseum due to wildfire smoke on campus Tuesday. The testing at Beasley is being conducted by the National Guard and is free for all WSU students. Testing is available on site 12-6 p.m. through Friday.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2020

Despite local restrictions on social gatherings and WSU’s switch to distance learning, Pullman currently has the second greatest daily COVID-19 case average by population in the U.S.  In the last 26 days, 924 cases were confirmed within Whitman County. Before that, there were 142 confirmed positive cases over an approximately five-mon...

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