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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

County considers COVID reduction efforts

Vaccinations are available for 16 and older


April 15, 2021

COLFAX — COVID reduction efforts by vaccinations and Washington State University (WSU) were discussed by Whitman County commissioners.

Whitman County Public Health Director Chris Skidmore spoke with county commissioners April 5 morning about changes in the virus, people getting vaccinated and possible requirements at WSU.

“We are seeing more cases in the outer-lying communities, mostly tied to travel,” Skidmore said. “About 90% of the new cases in Washington are now the U.K. variant.”

A vaccine clinic held at Schweitzer Engineering in Pullman on April 10 was the biggest yet in Wh...

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