Yakima Airport to Receive COVID-19 Grant Funds

Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field will receive more than $1 million in federal funds in response to operational impacts due to COVID-19. The Yakima City Council approved the $1,023,575 grant during its meeting on Tuesday night, April 6th. The money comes from the federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA). It provides approximately $2 … Continued

FEMA News Release – Partners to Accelerate COVID-19 Vaccinations in Yakima County at Pilot Community Vaccination Center

A Pilot Community Vaccination Center (CVC) will open in Yakima, Wash., on March 31 to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations to Yakima’s historically underserved communities at high risk of infection. This joint effort from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Washington’s Department of Health (DOH) and Emergency Management Division (EMD), Yakima Health District, and Yakima Valley Office … Continued

Clean City Program Reports Progress in 2020

Responding to more than 7,000 graffiti incidents, removing more than 1,500 shopping carts and clearing more than 90 tons of debris are some of the activities provided by the City of Yakima Clean City Program in 2020. The Yakima City Council received an annual report on the program in its agenda packet for the March … Continued

Yakima Health District News Release – Drive-Through Community Vaccination Clinic to Open at Yakima State Fair Park

The Yakima Health District (YHD), in partnership with Signal Health, the Yakima Valley Office of Emergency Management (YVOEM) and Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital will open the drive-thru Community Vaccination Clinic at the Yakima State Fair Park. Over the last few weeks, these partners have been working together to ensure that once enough vaccines were available, … Continued

Distrito de Salud de Yakima Comunicado de prensa – Primer caso de variante sudafricana de COVID-19 en el condado de Yakima

El 12 de marzo de 2021, el Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington (DOH) informó al Distrito de Salud de Yakima (YHD) que dos residentes del Condado de Yakima habían dado positivo a la variante B.1.351, también conocida como variante COVID-19 sudafricano. Después de una mayor investigación, se determinó que estas infecciones se adquirieron … Continued