According to the Department of Ecology, Pullman air quality is currently listed as Unhealthy. Individuals in sensitive groups (sensitive groups include people with heart and lung disease, asthma, diabetes, infants, children, adults older than 65, pregnant women, or who have had a stroke) should limit their time outdoors. For more information go to Environmental Health & Safety’s Wildfire Smoke page at http://ehs.wsu.edu/ph/wildfiresmoke.html. The page includes links about current air quality statewide, and precautions to take if the air quality deteriorates. Current air quality listings can be accessed at the Washington Department of Ecology site: https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/enviwa/. Additional information can be found at: https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/enviwa/ https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/enviwa/App_AQI/AQI.en-US.pdf
Ongoing COVID-19 response at WSU PullmanMarch 23, 2020 8:52pm
UPDATE 8/21/20 5:30 p.m.
Officials have seen a substantial increase in COVID-19 cases in the Pullman area among ages 18-24. Everyone is urged to comply with the Governor’s established orders, particularly with wearing of face coverings and that gatherings are not to exceed ten (10) individuals in Phase 3. See https://www.governor.wa.gov/sites/default/files/Memo%20SafeStart%20Changes%207.28.pdf. For additional information and resources, see https://coronavirus.wa.gov/what-you-need-know/stay-home-stay-healthy.Read full alert...