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Nonprofit distributing free masks to residents

Free masks will be distributed from 3:30-5:30 p.m. today at the Pioneer Center.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2020

Rural Resources, a nonprofit organization, is distributing masks to residents at 3:30 p.m. today at the Pioneer Center at 240 SE Dexter St. Melissa Johnson, Rural Resources lead case manager, said mask distributions will be done drive-thru style until 5:30 p.m. Each person will receive two masks. ...

Student facilities director outlines safety measures for reopening

The Student Recreation Center opened last week with safety measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Chinook will reopen Aug. 15.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

July 24, 2020

The Student Recreation Center implemented safety guidelines to protect students and staff upon its reopening. Everyone must wear a mask or cloth face covering to enter all indoor and outdoor facilities when social distancing cannot be maintained, according to the UREC website.  UREC Facilities Dir...

Community food bank offers free masks to residents

The Community Action Center is giving residents free cloth masks. Masks are required to be worn while in public, according to a statewide order.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

July 8, 2020

The Community Action Center will be distributing 12,000 free cloth masks to the community. CAC is located at 350 Fairmount Drive and distribution will occur from now until masks run out. Individuals can visit the CAC’s lobby to get masks, according to the CAC’s press release. There will be a maxi...

Pullman Police to enforce mask mandate with education, warnings

Pullman Police to enforce mask mandate with education, warnings

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

June 26, 2020

A public health order from John Wiesman, Washington Secretary of Health, requires every individual in the state, starting today, to wear a face covering or receive potential penalties. Individuals who do not comply with the order could be charged with a misdemeanor under RCW 70.05.120, said Jessica ...

Washington mask mandate starts Friday

Washington mask mandate starts Friday

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

June 24, 2020

All Washingtonians will be required to wear masks or facial coverings in public starting Friday, according to a public health order from Gov. Jay Inslee and Secretary of Health John Weisman. The mandate applies to all indoor public spaces and outdoor public spaces where social distancing is difficult, acco...

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