Social distancing

WWU nursing professor addresses why it’s important to take social distancing seriously


In a recently released video, Kari Firestone, Walla Walla University professor of nursing and associate dean of the School of Nursing, addressed the questions of what it means specifically for WWU to “flatten the curve,” why it was important for the university to move to online finals and classes during the first part of spring quarter, and why it's important for every age group to take precautions to avoid COVID-19.

Watch Firestone’s comments on the WWU YouTube page or at

Posted March 16, 2020

Kari Firestone in her office wearing a white lab coat.
Kari Firestone is the associate dean of the WWU School of Nursing.