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Students taking courses in professional health science careers like medicine, pharmacy and veterinary medicine are excluded from the NRC grade option because of accreditation issues, WSU Provost Elizabeth Chilton said.

University officials describe freshmen move-in protocols

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen managing editor December 10, 2020

WSU officials discussed the "No Record, COVID" grade option, arrival testing for students in the spring and vaccine distribution during a COVID-19 town hall on Wednesday. The university adopted a new...

Whitman County confirms 10 new positive COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 10 new positive COVID-19 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter December 9, 2020

Ten individuals tested positive for COVID-19 today, bringing Whitman County’s running total to 2,496 cases.  Of the new patients, two females and one male are aged 1-19 years, according to a...

Whitman County's COVID-19 total breaks 1,300 cases

Whitman County’s COVID-19 total breaks 1,300 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter September 28, 2020

Sixty-nine individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 since Friday, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,309 cases.  Of the new patients, 19 females and 16 males are aged 0-19 years, according...

The Pullman Regional Hospital is limiting the amount of visitors allowed in the building.

Hospital limits number of visitors due to increase of COVID-19 cases

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief September 3, 2020

Pullman Regional Hospital announced Tuesday that visitors cannot enter the facility until further notice, with a few exceptions in place. Megan Guido, PRH chief marketing and community relations officer,...

Whitman County confirms 59 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 59 new COVID-19 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter September 2, 2020

Fifty-nine individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s total to 618 cases. Of the new cases, 15 females and 14 males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the...

Whitman County confirms 50 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 50 new COVID-19 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter September 1, 2020

Fifty new individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 559 cases.  Of the new cases, 18 females and eight males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from...

Pullman Regional Hospital is working with Palouse Medical to meet the demand for COVID-19 testing. The testing center is located in a trailer behind PRH by the emergency department.

Local health department recommends people get tested for COVID-19

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter August 31, 2020

Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed its guidelines on COVID-19 testing, Whitman County Public Health has not. The CDC now states it is not necessary to get tested unless...

Weekend COVID-19 numbers rise by 143 cases

Weekend COVID-19 numbers rise by 143 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter August 30, 2020

One-hundred and forty-three individuals tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend, bringing Whitman County’s total to 485 cases.  Sixty-three patients were confirmed today, according to a press...

Whitman County's COVID-19 total breaks 300 cases

Whitman County’s COVID-19 total breaks 300 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter August 26, 2020

Forty individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s case total to 301.  Of the new cases, 11 females and two males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the...

Whitman County's COVID-19 case total rises to 76

Whitman County’s COVID-19 case total rises to 76

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter July 24, 2020

Three new people have tested positive for COVID-19, and one previous case was rescinded from the count. This brings Whitman County’s total to 76 cases.  Two patients are females aged 20-39 and 40-59...

Whitman County's COVID-19 case total rises to 70

Whitman County’s COVID-19 case total rises to 70

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter July 21, 2020

Four new people have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 70 cases.  Three of the patients are aged 20-39 years, two male and one female, according to a press release...

Jeff Guyett, Community Action Center executive director, said CAC received a $270,000 grant to help pay for motel rooms, which will be used by positive COVID-19 individuals who need to quarantine.

Free quarantine housing available to Pullman, Colfax residents with COVID-19

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief July 10, 2020

As students return this fall, a local nonprofit is working to address the need for quarantine facilities that use funding from the state. Jeff Guyett, Community Action Center executive director, said...

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