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Important Public Health Information

There has been a recent outbreak of mumps at our neighboring campus, the University of Idaho. As of November 19, 2014, 10 cases of mumps have been confirmed with over 20 additional reports under investigation. No recent cases of mumps have been reported to date in Pullman or Whitman County.

Mumps is a contagious viral illness that spreads from person to person via droplets of saliva or mucous from the mouth, nose or throat of an infected person; spread is commonly associated with coughing, sneezing or talking. The virus can also be spread when an infected person touches surfaces without washing their hands and another … » More …

Former Student At-risk Situation Resolved Successfully

Earlier today the WSU Police Department and Pullman Police Department received information regarding a former student whose actions caused concerns that he might be a risk to himself. Acting on information received from both family members and a WSU athletics unit, police located that individual, conducted a welfare check, and have resolved that situation. There is no threat to the WSU Pullman Campus.

WSUAlert Semester Test Oct. 29th 2014, 12:05pm

The WSUAlert emergency notification system semester test occurred today Wednesday October 29, 2014 at 12:05pm. This was only a test of the WSUAlert systems, during an actual emergency this system would contact you with important information.

If you did not receive appropriate notification by (phone call, text message, e-mail) please visit ZZUSIS and update your registration for emergency notifications.
You can follow WSUAlert on Twitter @WSUAlert.

WSUAlert Campus Wide Test Oct. 29th 2014, at 12:05 pm

The fall semester test of the WSUAlert system by the Office of Emergency Management is scheduled for  Wednesday, October 29th, at 12:05pm. Faculty, staff and students associated with the Pullman campus who have signed up for notification will receive text messages, phone calls, and emails which will be clearly identified as a test. This test will also include the @WSUAlert twitter account and the campus outdoor warning sirens.

Washington State University places the safety and security of its students, employees, and visitors as its highest priority. WSU has developed the WSUAlert! System to disseminate official information via email, text messages, telephone, loudspeakers, … » More …

Assault Near McEachern Hall 10/14/14

On 10-14-2014 at about 9:15 pm WSU Police Officers responded to the report of an assault that had just taken place in the McEachern Hall area. It was near the sidewalk that faces the South Side dining facility. The female victim reported she was struck from behind and then knocked to the ground as she entered her residence. The victim described the suspect as a darker skinned male 5’8″ to 5’11” wearing a brown hoodie and possible camel style backpack. The victim was given a ride to the hospital by WSU PD, where she was treated and released. Anyone with information is asked to call … » More …

Guidance and Recommendations Regarding the EBOLA Virus

The WSU Infectious Disease Response Team (IDRT) has been closely monitoring the evolving threat of the Ebola virus, including outbreaks in several West African countries (Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and Guinea) and the recent case of the traveler from Liberia presenting with Ebola infection in Texas. Current steps are being taken by the CDC to minimize the spread of the virus making the risk to the public for this situation quite low.

Health organizations like the CDC and the World Health Organization (WHO) are also working on a global level to contain, and eventually eradicate this threat. Accordingly, members of the university community, including … » More …

Rescheduled: WSUAlert Campus Wide Test Oct. 29th 2014, at 12:05 pm

The fall semester test of the WSUAlert system by the Office of Emergency Management which was originally set for Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 12:05pm has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 29th, at 12:05pm. Faculty, staff and students associated with the Pullman campus who have signed up for notification will receive text messages, phone calls, and emails which will be clearly identified as a test. This test will also include the @WSUAlert twitter account and the campus outdoor warning sirens.

Washington State University places the safety and security of its students, employees, and visitors as its highest priority. WSU has developed the WSUAlert! System … » More …

Air Quality Announcement

Currently in Pullman smoke has made the air unhealthy for 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). These people 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 to the Washington Department of Ecology website with current air quality statewide, and precautions to take if the air quality deteriorates. If you have further questions please contact Environmental Health & Safety at 509-335-3041.

Outdoor Air Quality Advisory

Currently in Pullman, and several other locations in eastern Washington, wildfire smoke has made the air unhealthy for 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). These people 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 to the Washington Department of Ecology website with current air quality statewide, and precautions to take if the air quality deteriorates. If you have further questions please contact Environmental Health & Safety … » More …