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WSU to require proof of vaccination, exemption before fall semester

WSU to require proof of vaccination, exemption before fall semester

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2021

WSU students are required to submit proof of vaccination or request exemption from the COVID-19 vaccine to the university before the fall semester in order to attend in-person classes and activities on...

Students living on the WSU Pullman campus can get a vaccine just by showing their CougarCard to Cougar Health Services, said Jill Creighton, dean of students and associate vice president of Campus Life.

WSU experts address student COVID-19 vaccine concerns 

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter April 23, 2021

WSU hosted a student Q&A session covering frequent concerns and questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine Thursday evening. The session was held via Zoom and featured a panel of experts knowledgeable...

Gracyn Holiway, sophomore animal science major, received her first shot April 16. Holiway said she wanted to get the vaccine to keep those around her safe. 

WSU students receive COVID-19 vaccine 

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter April 20, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine is available to anyone over 16 years old in Washington state, and many WSU students have already begun the process of becoming vaccinated. In Whitman County, about 12,900 people,...

The outdoor event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. April 22 at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.

Mobile vaccination unit set to administer 500 COVID-19 vaccines 

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 16, 2021

The Washington State Department of Health’s Team 6 Mobile Vaccination Unit will host a one-day COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Whitman County April 22.  The outdoor event will take place from noon...

Effective on April 16, Whitman, Pierce and Cowlitz counties will remain in Phase 2 for the next three weeks until reevaluation on May 3. 

WSU’s plans for in-person fall semester remains

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 14, 2021

WSU still plans to hold in-person classes this fall, despite Whitman County’s recent roll back to Phase 2 of the state’s Healthy Washington COVID-19 reopening plan. Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday...

Palouse Medical administers over 4,000 vaccines since December

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 9, 2021

After administering over 4,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses since December, Palouse Medical continues to hold vaccination clinics for members of the community.  Palouse Medical received its first vaccines...

Many students are excited to receive the vaccine soon, especially since it's a sign that things will return to normal.

OPINION: Are WSU students going to take advantage of the COVID-19 vaccine?

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen Columnist April 8, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine is starting to become available and more accessible to people in Washington, and I will be jumping on the chance to get the vaccine as soon as I can. Personally, I believe it is...

During a pandemic, there is a lot of uncertainty. This leads to a lack of trust in a vaccine because people may have questions about how the vaccine was created or think it might be dangerous.

Good doctor-patient relationships increase vaccination rates during pandemics

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 8, 2021

People who talk with their doctors during a pandemic are more likely to get vaccinated, according to researchers from WSU and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Researchers analyzed people’s responses...

Mary Jo Gonzales, WSU vice president of Student Affairs, said there is not much WSU can do in terms of disciplinary measures outside of student conduct interviews, which are confidential.

GPSA discusses continued mitigation of COVID-19

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen reporter March 30, 2021

A university official answered students' questions on timelines for reopening certain campus services and vaccinating the student body during the GPSA Senate meeting Monday evening.  Mary...

Two new groups of people become eligible for vaccines on Monday. The first group includes individuals with disabilities and those who are pregnant.

SEL hosts vaccination clinic Monday

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter March 19, 2021

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for vaccine-eligible individuals, including people over 65 years of age, teachers, agricultural workers and pregnant women.  The...

The majority of staff members were vaccinated at the Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Event Center. One teacher said she has received the first dose.

District employees begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter March 12, 2021

Educators are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as Pullman Public Schools slowly returns to in-person learning. Superintendent Bob Maxwell said K-5 schools are in-person five days a week...

The state is moving to a county-by-county evaluation of phase progress instead of the previous regional approach. Social distancing and face coverings are still required.

State moves to Phase 3, increases vaccine eligibility   

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor March 12, 2021

Washington state is moving to Phase 3 of the “Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery” plan on March 22.  Restaurants, gyms, fitness centers and movie theaters may all increase their capacity...

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