Yakima Health District News Release – YHD Will Continue to Work with Schools to Plan for Safe In-Person Learning

During yesterday’s Board of Health meeting, staff from the Yakima Health District and Board of Health members heard various comments from community leaders and the public regarding the reopening of schools. During the meeting, YHD staff were directed to work with school administrators on developing solutions for a safe return of students for in-person learning … Continued

Yakima Health District News Release – COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Efforts Continue in Yakima County

Yakima County continues to receive additional doses of COVID-19 vaccines. As of January 26, 2020, local partners have administered COVID-19 vaccine to 11,082 individuals. 1,988 of those have received their 2nd dose. These numbers do not include doses that have been administered to staff and residents of long-term care facilities through the Federal Pharmacy Partnership. … Continued

U.S. Dept. of Justice News Release – Raymond F. Fleck Receives Award for Contributions to Project Safe Neighborhoods in Yakima County

The United States Department of Justice has recognized and awarded Raymond F. Fleck, Supervisory Deputy Marshal (ret.), U.S. Marshals Service, for his Outstanding Individual Contribution to the U.S. Attorney’s Office-sponsored Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Initiative in the Eastern District of Washington. PSN is a critical piece of the Department’s crime reduction efforts. The program focuses … Continued