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By Garth Meyer
Whitman County Gazette 

Whitman County prepares for next COVID phase


April 29, 2021

Chris Skidmore

Chris Skidmore

COLFAX - Whitman County may have trouble getting people vaccinated for COVID-19 and it may leave the county with another two weeks at Phase Two.

Whitman County Public Health Director Chris Skidmore gave an update to county commissioners on Monday, a week before the state's next assessment.

A total of 33,000 vaccine doses have been administered locally including 75% of the 65-and older population. Washington State University (WSU) students do not count in county numbers as students' record their primary residence as elsewhere.

For the upcoming May 3 assessment, Skidmore said it will take in...

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