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City council approves $1.6 million road improvement project

City council approves $1.6 million road improvement project
MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter January 14, 2021

Pullman city councilmembers unanimously approved a $1.6 million re-bid to complete the arterial streets resurfacing project during their meeting Tuesday.  The chosen construction company, Motley-Motley...

Whitman County continues to issue COVID-19 vaccinations in first phase

In a few weeks, the county will move into the first part of Phase 1B.
JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter January 9, 2021

Over 1,000 healthcare workers and older high-risk individuals have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccinations since Dec. 17. Over 500 more individuals are expected to receive their first dose in...

SEL produces thermometer for COVID-19 vaccine freezers

The SEL-2411TM Temperature Monitor Digital Data Logger records the temperature of COVID-19 vaccine freezers every 30 minutes and sends a signal if it changes.
ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter December 29, 2020

Engineers at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories created a product that can monitor and log the temperature of storage spaces needed to store COVID-19 vaccines.  The SEL-2411TM Temperature Monitor...

COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Whitman County

The county will distribute the vaccinations in phases, starting with Phase 1a. This includes high-risk workers and first responders, as well as those who work and reside in long-term care facilities.
ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter December 17, 2020

One WSU official says now is the time to “double down” on COVID-19 protective measures, as Whitman County received its first shipment of vaccines today. “We can see the light at the end of the...

Hospital discusses COVID-19 vaccine distribution, financial goals

Pullman Regional Hospital's 2021 annual gala might be held in person, said Rueben Mayes, PRH chief development officer.
MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter December 3, 2020

The Pullman Regional Hospital Board of Commissioners discussed the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, as well as the 2021 budget expenses and financial objectives, during a meeting on Wednesday. Gerald...

Researchers develop algorithm from disease simulation

The algorithm identifies which groups of people to vaccinate to prevent further infection.
BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter December 1, 2020

Researchers from WSU and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a new computer algorithm that can identify regions where vaccines should be distributed to increase immunization. The algorithm...

WSU professor evaluates Indigenous populations’ reaction toward possible COVID-19 vaccine

As part of a panel that reviews the protocols of ongoing studies, Lonnie Nelson, associate professor at WSU’s College of Nursing, will ensure that Native American communities are accurately represented, so communities can decide how vaccines will be disseminated.
TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2020

An associate professor for WSU’s College of Nursing in Spokane is concerned with the lack of Native American representation in the ongoing trials to find a COVID-19 vaccine.  Lonnie Nelson, associate...

Misinformation found on social media impacts whether people get vaccinated

Social media does not create disinformation but it does make it spread more quickly, said Porismita Borah, associate professor for the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.
SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter November 6, 2020

Whether people get a vaccine heavily relies on trusted local sources and mainstream media messaging, according to WSU researchers who collected national survey data about vaccine adoption attitudes during...

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