U of I Researchers and City of Moscow to Build on COVID-19 Wastewater Testing and Analysis

News Release | University of Idaho

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MOSCOW, Idaho — July 21, 2020 — Researchers at the University of Idaho have partnered with the City of Moscow to improve wastewater testing for the presence of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The team hopes to develop an early warning system for spikes in local cases.

LC State Announces New Degree and Certificate Offerings for the Fall

News Release | Lewis-Clark State College

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LEWISTON, Idaho – Lewis-Clark State College continues to evolve degree and certificate programming to meet contemporary demand including the addition of certificates in high-demand areas of cybersecurity, web design and social media and a new emphasis in healthcare management, college officials have announced.

Washington Gov. Inslee Announces New Limit on Gatherings and Ban on Live Entertainment Effective Monday, July 20

News Release | Washington Governor Jay Inslee

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As cases of COVID-19 continue to increase across the state, Gov. Jay Inslee and Sec. of Health John Wiesman announced a new limit on social gatherings and a ban on live entertainment across the state. 

New Report Shows That Schools Reopening is Closely Tied to Societal Activity

News Release | Washington Department of Health

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The Washington State Department of Health (DOH), Public Health – Seattle & King County and Institute for Disease Modeling (IDM) released a new report that shows reopening schools without taking preventative measures may lead to a significant increase of COVID-19 in the population.

Clarkston Farmers Market is Accepting New Snap Market Match Program

News Release | Clarkston Farmers Market

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The Clarkston Farmers Market is now accepting the newly launched “SNAP Market Match” program from The Washington State Department of Health (DOH). Shoppers who use Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) EBT benefits at the Clarkston Farmers Market, along with over 100 other participating farmers markets, can receive additional dollar for dollar “match” tokens to buy more fresh fruits, vegetables, mushrooms and plant starts.

Cascade Collegiate Conference Votes to Delay Start of Fall Sports

News Release | Lewis-Clark State College

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The Cascade Collegiate Conference’s Council of Presidents voted to delay the start of all conference fall sports with the hopes of competing later in the 2020-21 school year, league officials announced on Friday. In addition, all outside competition involving conference schools is suspended until at least Nov. 1 and will be re-evaluated at that time.


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