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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Cougar Health Services is offering the Pfizer booster shot at a vaccine clinic on Dec. 3.

Cougar Health Services to host COVID-19 booster clinic

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter November 29, 2021

Cougar Health Services will administer COVID-19 booster shots from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 3 at the CHS vaccine clinic.  The boosters are available for current WSU students, and appointments are...

94 percent of WSU employees vaccinated against COVID-19

94 percent of WSU employees vaccinated against COVID-19

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer November 15, 2021

More than 94 percent of the 10,000 WSU employees systemwide are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Nov. 15.  One percent of employees received medical exemptions, and 3 percent received religious...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11 on Oct. 29.

Local schools respond to Pfizer vaccine authorization for children

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer November 12, 2021

Pullman Public Schools will not require students to be vaccinated to attend school. This announcement follows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine...

Whitman County confirms seven new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms seven new COVID-19 cases

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter November 11, 2021

As of Wednesday, Whitman County reported seven new COVID-19 cases, bringing the running total to 5,978.  There have been a total of 81 COVID-19-related deaths and 222 hospitalizations, according to...

Former head coach Nick Rolovich filed an appeal for his termination.

Nick Rolovich appeals termination, calls it ‘unconstitutional’

AARIK LONG, Evergreen sports editor November 4, 2021

Nick Rolovich’s attorney submitted a 34-page formal appeal Tuesday outlining why the former head football coach’s termination was unjust. “This is your opportunity to take a step back, reexamine...

Whitman County confirms 15 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 15 new COVID-19 cases

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter November 3, 2021

As of Wednesday, Whitman County reported 15 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the running total to 5,929.  There have been a total of 79 COVID-19-related deaths and 220 hospitalizations, according to...

Whitman County confirms 51 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 51 new COVID-19 cases

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter October 27, 2021

As of Tuesday, Whitman County reported 51 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the running total to 5,834.  There have been a total of 74 COVID-19-related deaths and 216 hospitalizations, according to the...

Nick Rolovich was fired from his position as head football coach on Monday.

Former head coach Nick Rolovich sues WSU for wrongful termination

ALEX MCCOLLUM and EMMA LEDBETTER October 20, 2021

Nick Rolovich is suing WSU for wrongful termination after he was fired from his position as head football coach Monday for not complying with Gov. Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for state employees. Rolovich...

Pullman Regional Hospital board members discussed a newly opened COVID-19 testing center during a meeting Wednesday.

PRH discusses COVID-19 vaccination clinic, new simulation devices

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter October 7, 2021

The Pullman Regional Hospital board met Wednesday to discuss adjustments in services and testing sites caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the implementation of new technology for medical...

The emergency department at Pullman Regional Hospital will never turn away a patient who needs care, said Dr. Peter Mikkelsen, PRH medical director of emergency services.

Physicians urge Pullman community to get vaccinated

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor September 29, 2021

Local physicians announced the opening of a Pullman COVID-19 testing center and addressed the state of COVID-19 during a virtual press conference Tuesday morning.  The testing center, located at...

Students are required to submit proof of vaccination or an exemption request on the Cougar Health Services portal by Sept. 10.

Removal of personal exemption, FDA approval prompts student to get vaccinated

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter August 25, 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave full approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, resulting in a slimming down of acceptable vaccine exemptions at WSU. Originally, WSU allowed...

FDA approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

FDA approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter August 23, 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Monday.  The vaccine will be marketed to people 16 and over to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but will still...

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