According to information release by the Walla Walla School District, it appears the county's COVID 'case counts' are approaching or at levels needed to bring middle and High School students back; likely via hybrid.

According to the District Monday:

"Data provided by the Walla Walla County Department of Community Health reveals COVID-19 disease rates have significantly improved since the holiday season. Based on guidance released by Governor Inslee and the Washington State Department of Health, schools are encouraged to reopen for middle school instruction when cases drop below 350 cases per one hundred thousand population over 14 days."

WWSD says last week that data, when applied to Walla Walla and College Place, equals 200 new cases over a two week period. Reportedly, a week ago, they were at 209, and a new report is expected today.

The meeting is scheduled for 5:30PM, and the District released the following meeting information:

School board meeting information is located on the district's website:
•    https://meetings.boardbook.org/Public/Organization/997

School Board Regular Study Meeting Details
•    Tuesday, Feb. 2
•    5:30 p.m. (meeting open to the public virtually)
•    Watch:  https://wwps-org.zoom.us/j/96377543811
•    Listen:  Dial 1-253-215-8782 and enter the Webinar ID: 963 7754 3811