Louise Dyjur, the new chief nursing officer in Walla Walla's Providence St. Mary hospital, sees her primary goal as caring for the caregivers as the pandemic rages on.
Impel NeuroPharma, a Seattle-based biopharmaceutical company, received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week for its novel nasal spray that treats migraine headaches.
Vaccinations against COVID-19 are increasing at a glacial pace in Walla Walla County, while in Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said she will not attend Pendleton Round-Up over concern of community spread of the disease.
The Dixie School District — an elementary-only district of fewer than 20 students — has joined Dayton School District students in grades 6-12 in distance learning, staff announced on Facebook Sunday, Sept. 5.
Area health facilities are trying to predict and plan for an exodus of employees who have said they will not comply with the mandate by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to get vaccinated for COVID-19.
Walla Walla Public Schools Superintendent Wade Smith is ready to open the district’s schools on Sept. 7 for full-day in-person learning, despite a nearby district’s struggles in doing the same thing.
COVID-19 case increases in Columbia County have closed Dayton General Hospital and Booker Rest Home closes doors to visitors once again.
At least 30 students at Dayton middle and high schools are quarantining due to several COVID-19 cases among staff and students. The outbreak spurred the schools to return to online learning Tuesday.
Nearly all of St. Mary's hospital beds are full and COVID-19 cases continue to grow in the Walla Walla Valley.
With COVID-19 delta variant infections on the rise, local health officials are urging people to mask up at Walla Walla County Fair.
Health leaders in Umatilla County announced two new deaths associated with COVID-19 on Friday, Aug. 24 Umatilla County Public Health has reported the 114th and 115th death of county residents who had previously been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Health, state and city leaders urged vaccinations against COVID-19 while reporting alarming case, death and hospitalization numbers related to the virus.
The City of Walla Walla Sleep Center's COVID-19 protocols have kept the virus out of camp for 18 months, but with the renewed vigor of the pandemic, the center is seeing its first outbreak.
After Russell Jordan sent a stool sample through the mail to the microbiome company Viome, his idea of what he should eat shifted. The gym owner in Sacramento, California, had always consumed large quantities of leafy greens. But the results from the test — which sequenced and analyzed the m…