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

Distrito de Salud de Yakima Communicado de prensa – Temporada de Incendios Forestales y Calidad del Aire: Mantenerse Informado y Preparado

A medida que comienza la temporada de incendios forestales, puede crear una calidad de aire poco saludable en nuestra área. Es fundamental que las personas se mantengan informadas sobre las condiciones de la calidad del aire y tomen medidas adicionales para mantenerse a sí mismos y a sus familiares seguros del humo. El sitio web … Continued