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Guy Palmer, regents professor of pathology and infectious diseases, said he hopes the dashboard will help mitigate the spread of the virus within the WSU community, as well as provide transparency to the community about the number of cases.

WSU creates new COVID-19 dashboard

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter January 29, 2021

WSU recently created a COVID-19 dashboard that allows students, staff and community members to get a better look at case numbers and other related data.  The dashboard shows positivity rates, positive...

Campus visitors and those living in residence halls or on-campus apartments are required to take a COVID-19 test upon arrival.

Students return to campus with more choices for in-person classes

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor January 18, 2021

A WSU professor spent her winter break setting up her lab full of industry-grade sewing machines, colorful fabrics and socially-distant tables. Manal Shaheen, apparel, merchandising, design and textiles...

WSU will collect wastewater samples to detect the spread of COVID-19 on campus and in Pullman.

Local hospital discusses expansion of taxing district, COVID-19 testing

ALISON PLUNKETT January 9, 2021

The Pullman Regional Hospital Board of Commissioners voted to explore expanding the hospital’s taxing district based on community input and discussed COVID-19 testing methods during their Jan. 6 meeting. Board...

McEachern Hall is used for quarantining students with COVID-19. It is unknown how many students are currently housed in the hall.

Number of students in quarantine hall cannot be provided, WSU official says

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 14, 2020

Students living on campus who test positive for COVID-19 will quarantine at McEachern Hall, but the total number of students living in the hall is unknown. The number of students currently quarantined...

Jason Sampson, assistant director of WSU Environmental Health and Safety, said disinfectant will be placed in every classroom to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

WSU to place disinfectant in classes, common areas during fall

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter July 15, 2020

Disinfectants will be provided to WSU departments for free to prepare for fall.  Jason Sampson, assistant director of WSU Environmental Health and Safety, said each classroom will have two containers...

WSU develops its own hand sanitizer

WSU develops its own hand sanitizer

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen deputy news editor May 8, 2020

WSU Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) is making “Cougar Clean,” an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that will help combat the hand sanitizer shortage and protect essential university workers.  Jason...

New laboratory signage program available for WSU labs

New laboratory signage program available for WSU labs

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter April 27, 2020

WSU Faculty Operations and WSU Environmental Health and Safety worked together on a new signage program to improve human health and research for WSU laboratories. According to the laboratory safety...

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