COVID-19 Information


COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols

Please note the information is subject to change. Updated information will be posted as it becomes available. 

Wash Hands; Get Vaccinated; Stay Home When Sick; Masks are Optional



Taking care of yourself and your family is taking care of your community.

If you do not have symptoms of COVID-19 and can come to school:

  1. Practice physical distancing when able.
  2. Wash your hands regularly with soap and warm water.
  3. Respect others' decision to wear or not to wear a mask.

Our teachers and staff will be reinforcing these routines and practices. 

Pullman Public Schools will continue to work with state and regional health experts to address and plan for the most recent trends regarding the pandemic. 



October 25, 2022

Washington State Department of Health (DOH) Updated Guidance to Prevent and Respond to COVID-19 in K-12 Schools

The Washington state Department of Health (DOH) Guidance to Prevent and Respond to COVID-19 in K-12 Schools and Child Cares has been updated as of October 25, 2022 and goes into effect on November 1, 2022. Many of the K-12 and child care COVID-19 guidance requirements have shifted to recommendations.

DOH created talking points and additional information that summarize the updated guidance. Below are links to the talking points and additional information:

 The Whitman County Health Department has provided a link that updates Whitman County residents on our area’s CDC COVID Community Level.   

 Pullman School District will consider COVID community levels when making decisions about when to add or layer COVID-19 prevention strategies.


October 31, 2022

Rescission of COVID-19 Emergency Proclamations and State of Emergency

COVID-19 vaccination requirements for health care and education workers will end on October 31st this includes employees, volunteers, and indoor contractors in educational settings.

Vaccination is the most effective strategy to protect children and adults from COVID-19. For information about local vaccine clinics or where to get tested for COVID-19, please visit:

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Helpful Resources

View COVID-19 Decision Tree for students, teachers, and staff at school along with testing requirements.

  • Click here for COVID testing sites in Whitman County.
  • Click here for local vaccination clinics.

Care Connect Washington offers food, personal care kits, and financial assistance to people who need to isolate or quarantine due to COVID-19. These services help people stay home when sick, which helps to slow the spread of illness. People who need help should call the COVID-19 Information Hotline at 1-800-525-0127, then press #. Language assistance is available. The hotline hours are 6 am to 10 pm on Mondays and 6 am to 6 pm on Tuesday through Sunday and observed state holidays. 

As Washington K-12 schools enter the 2022-2023 academic year, this document outlines the requirements for K-12 schools along with recommendations to minimize the risk of exposure and transmission in educational and child care settings. Governor’s proclamation 20-09, currently 20-09.4 “K-12 Schools” authorizes the requirements outlined in this document and are supported by the emergency proclamation 20-25, currently 20-25.19 “Washington Ready.”
Read guidelines for school sports in Washington. 

The link above provides answers to frequently asked questions submitted to WIAA staff about the latest K-12 guidance for schools. 

Navigate Whitman County's COVID-19 resources and information including case data, testing, vaccines, press releases and other general information.

View COVID-19 metrics for the state of Washington or by county. 

View COVID-19 cases and close contacts in our schools.

General COVID-19 Resources
Stay up-to-date on the current COVID-19 situation in Washington, Governor Inslee’s proclamations, symptoms, how it spreads, how and when people should get tested, and where to find vaccines. See our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

Have more questions? Call our COVID-19 Information hotline at 1-800-525-0127. Hotline hours:
  • Monday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Tuesday through Sunday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Observed state holidays from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For interpretative services, press # when they answer and say your language. For questions about your own health or testing results, please contact a health care provider. To request this document in another format, call 1-800-525-0127. Deaf or hard of hearing customers, please call 711 (Washington Relay) or email [email protected].


Stay informed with COVID-19 updates from the Department of Healththe World Health Organization, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, and your local health department.



Michelle Hyatt

District Nurse

Did you know?

There is a toll free information line you can call to get answers to school-related COVID-19 questions. Open M-F, 7:30 am-5:00 pm

Call 888-338-3821