Yakima Health District News Release: Medical Teams International Holding Community-Based Testing this Week

Medical Teams International will be holding three community-based testing events this week for residents in Yakima County. Testing is free and no appointment is required. The testing schedule is as follows:•Wednesday, September 23 – 9:00am-1:00pm at the State Fair Park •Friday, September 25 – 9:00am-2:00pm at the Sunnyside Community Center •Friday, September 25 – 9:00am-2:00pm … Continued

Yakima Health District Comunicado de prensa – Equipos Internacionales Médicos realizará pruebas basadas en la comunidad esta semana

Equipos Internacionales Médicos llevará a cabo tres eventos comunitarios de pruebas esta semana para los residentes del condado de Yakima. Las pruebas son gratuitas y no se requiere cita. El calendario de pruebas es el siguiente: • Miércoles, 23 de septiembre de 9:00am-1:00pm en el State Fair Park• Viernes, 25 de septiembre de 9:00am-2:00pm en … Continued

Support Sought for Miller Park Improvements

Community members, led by Bertha Alicia Garza, have begun an effort to make improvements to Miller Park, located at 4th Street and E Street.  “We are asking the public to help us restore this essential northeast neighborhood park,” said Parks and Recreation Manager Ken Wilkinson. “Our purpose is revitalize Miller Park as the heart of … Continued

City of Yakima Announces Small Business CARES Grants

The City of Yakima has dedicated $1 million for small business assistance with no repayment requirements. Grant funds are from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Businesses within the city limits can apply for up to $10,000 for eligible expenses such as business rent/mortgage, business utilities, business insurance, and other operating … Continued

MLK Jr. Park Playground Installation is Saturday, Sept. 19th

After a 5-month delay due to COVID-19 restrictions, new playground equipment will be installed at the City’s Martin Luther King Jr. Park this Saturday, September 19th. “Our hope is to have the playground completed by the end of September and, when the Yakima Health District allows playgrounds to be used again, children will be able … Continued

Road Repair to Close Section of 32nd Avenue

South 32nd Avenue will be closed to traffic between Bonnie Doon Avenue and West Nob Hill Boulevard tomorrow morning, Thursday, for a road repair project. The project work hours are 6:30 am to 10:00 am. A detour will be in place and flaggers will be on site. Because of heavy traffic volume, drivers can expect … Continued

Yakima City Council September 15th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, September 15th. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Receiving a COVID-19 update Receiving the Yakima Police Department Truth and Reconciliation Presentation Authorizing an agreement with Yakima County Development Association (YCDA) for $1 million of CARES Act funding for a small business grant program to … Continued

Yakima Health District News Release – At-Home Test Kit Distribution Canceled Due to Hazardous Smoke

Due to hazardous levels of wildfire smoke in our community, the Yakima Health District will not be distributing at-home test kits today, Tuesday, as previously planned. We will continue to monitor air conditions throughout the week and provide updates as needed. Right now, everyone should take precautions against the smoke, especially infants, children, adults over … Continued

Distrito de Salud de Yakima Comunicado de Prensa – Distribución del kit de prueba en el hogar cancelada debido a humo peligroso

Debido a los niveles peligrosos de humo de incendios forestales en nuestra comunidad, el Distrito de Salud de Yakima no distribuirá kits de prueba en el hogar hoy como se había planeado anteriormente. Continuaremos monitoreando las condiciones del aire durante la semana y brindaremos actualizaciones según sea necesario. En este momento, todos deben tomar precauciones … Continued