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

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

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

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Three new people have tested positive for COVID-19, and one previous case was rescinded from the count.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 years, respectively, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center...

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

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

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

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 from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. The fourth patient is a female aged 40-59 years. They are all stable and self-isolating.  Residents are reminded to ...

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

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.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

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 the state’s Department of Commerce awarded the CAC with a $270,000 grant in March. The purpos...

County reaches 43 confirmed COVID-19 cases

County reaches 43 confirmed COVID-19 cases

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

July 6, 2020

Whitman County’s COVID-19 case count rose to 43 on July 3 after two new individuals tested positive for the virus. One patient is a male aged 20-39 years and the other is a male aged 40-59 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Both individuals are stable and self-isolating. At least 1,789 people have tested negative for COVID-19, according t...

Health officials complete contact tracing for first 11 COVID-19 patients

Health officials complete contact tracing for first 11 COVID-19 patients

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2020

The number of confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Whitman County rose to 12, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center.  The most recent patient is a 40-59 year old female, according to the press release. Health officials are investigating the patient’s ...

WSU Pullman moves classes online for rest of semester, cancels Mom’s Weekend

WSU Pullman moves classes online for rest of semester, cancels Mom's Weekend

EMMA LEDBETTER and JAYCE CARRAL

March 13, 2020

WSU Pullman students received an email Friday morning saying classes will be held online for the rest of the semester and Mom's Weekend is canceled.  This decision only applies to WSU Pullman at this time, said Phil Weiler, vice president for university marketing and communications. Weiler sai...

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