Yakima Health District News Release: COVID-19 Outbreaks in Yakima County

COVID-19 outbreaks continue to occur in Yakima County, especially in congregateliving facilities. On October 20, 2021, there were 16 active COVID outbreaks in Yakima County, ofwhich, five are from assisted living facilities and five are from long term care facilities. The other sixoutbreaks are from an addiction treatment center, a jail, a wildfire camp, a … Continued

Yakima Health District News Release: Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose Recommended for Certain Groups

On Friday, September 24th, the Washington State Department of Health announced it would begin administering Pfizer COVID-19 booster doses to certain groups. Individuals in these groups can receive a booster dose after at least six months have passed since completing their primary Pfizer vaccine series:• People 65 of age and older,• People 18 years of … Continued

Yakima Health District News Release – Yakima Health District Urges Community to Follow Recommendations for a Safer Community

The Yakima Health District (YHD) continues to monitor COVID-19 disease activity throughout the county closely. Disease activity has been increasing at a disturbing rate over the past few months, as have hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19. On September 7th, Yakima County reported a case rate of 1,093 per 100,000. Yakima County’s highest case rate reported … Continued

El Distrito de Salud de Yakima Communicado de prensa – El Distrito de Salud de Yakima insta a la comunidad a seguir las recomendaciones para una comunidad más segura

El Distrito de Salud de Yakima continúa monitoreando de cerca la actividad de la enfermedad COVID-19 en todo el condado. La actividad de la enfermedad ha aumentado a un ritmo inquietante en los últimos meses, al igual que las hospitalizaciones y muertes por COVID-19. El 7 de septiembre, el condado de Yakima informó una tasa … Continued

DAY News Release: 2nd Street Parklet Improvements Begin

A partnership between the Public Works Department of Yakima and the Downtown Association of Yakima (DAY) is resulting in exciting upgrades and amenities to the parklet on North Second Street adjacent to Wheatland Park. The improvements – the results of planning by the DAY Design Committee and the envisioning of DAY Operations Manager, John O’Rourke … Continued