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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

Monkeypox spreads through prolonged direct contact or large droplets, meaning it is not as transmissible as COVID-19.

Cougar Health Services offers monkeypox resources

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor August 22, 2022

Cougar Health Services now offers monkeypox virus testing, providing results within two to three business days after the test.  The on-campus clinic will help students reduce rashes and the spread...

Bob Lutz, member of the Washington State Department of Health, said public health officials can reach out to skeptical communities by connecting with trusted allies of those communities to communicate correct and crucial information about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Foley event discusses COVID-19 vaccine issues

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor February 10, 2021

WSU’s Foley Institute hosted a virtual meeting Tuesday to discuss the technology and misinformation surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine.  There are three major types of vaccines, said Dr. Bob Lutz,...

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.

COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Whitman County

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen editor-in-chief 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...

One Health Diagnostics is testing human samples for COVID-19. The lab currently tests 300 samples a day.

WSU lab tests human samples for COVID-19

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter July 22, 2020

A WSU lab is collaborating with private laboratory Incyte Diagnostics to test human samples for COVID-19.  One Health Diagnostics is a testing site in WSU’s Washington Animal Disease Diagnostics...

Whitman County will remain in Phase 3 indefinitely.

Statewide pause to Phase 4 transition will not change much for Whitman County

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter July 3, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee and Secretary of Health John Wiesman announced that counties in Washington will not be allowed to move to Phase 4. However, the decision will not change much for Whitman County. Statewide,...

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