Whitman County enters Phase 2
May 21, 2020
By Jana Mathia
COLFAX – The Washington State Secretary of Health John Wiesman approved Whitman County’s Phase II waiver request, effective immediately, May 14, two days after the application was submitted.
“I sincerely appreciate the extra effort our Public Health Department has put in to putting the application together,” said County Commission Chair Michael Largent. Largent said he was very pleased and “frankly somewhat surprised” at the speed which the clearance was given.
With the variance granted, more activities and businesses are able to open in the count...