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Whitman County Public Health Director Troy Henderson has 25 years of military service under his belt. His new job will allow him to provide public health support for military service members.

Public health director resigns to work with military

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter November 11, 2020

Whitman County Public Health Director Troy Henderson resigned after receiving a job offer from the U.S. Department of Defense to go overseas to Germany. After 7.5 years of working at the Whitman County...

WSU trained seven contact tracers to assist the Whitman County Health Department.

Contact tracers work to minimize potential virus spread

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN August 26, 2020

Contact tracers have been working more to keep up with the recent surge of COVID-19 cases among WSU students. There have been 119 new cases since Aug. 22 with 97 of those cases in individuals between 20-39...

Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said first responders need to know where COVID-19 patients are located so responders can protect themselves from potential exposure.

Officials share concerns about COVID-19 patients

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen editor-in-chief April 2, 2020

As the health department in Whitman County continues to provide updates on confirmed COVID-19 cases, Pullman officials questioned its reasoning behind not releasing any identifying information during...

The offices that are closed until further notice include the Auditor’s Office, the Elections Office, the Assessor’s Office and the County Clerk’s Office, according to a press release from March 22.

County temporarily closes certain offices to public

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor March 24, 2020

Several Whitman County offices have closed for public availability due to COVID-19 precautions.  The offices that are closed until further notice include the Auditor’s Office, the Elections...

First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Whitman County

First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Whitman County

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief March 22, 2020

The first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Whitman County was identified Sunday morning, said Troy Henderson, director of Whitman County Health Department. The patient is a woman in her 20s and is in...

Beating the risks of spring break celebration

Beating the risks of spring break celebration

LUKE HUDSON and ANNIKA ZEIGLER March 12, 2020

White sandy beaches, free laundry service and all-you-can-eat home cooking. These delights and more might await WSU students as they prepare for a week of solace and excitement during spring break. But...

Jennifer Hackman discusses zones of industrial and residential development throughout Pullman on Tuesday night at Pullman City Hall.

Council discusses economic development

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter March 11, 2020

The Pullman City Council discussed Pullman’s economic developments and the health department’s response to the COVID-19 coronavirus at its meeting Tuesday. Jennifer Hackman, Pullman economic development...

No confirmed COVID-19 cases in Whitman County

No confirmed COVID-19 cases in Whitman County

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter March 10, 2020

11:58 a.m., March 11 Update: There are still no confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 11:58 a.m., Wednesday. The Whitman County Public Health Department has not confirmed any cases of the COVID-19...

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