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

City Council to Resume Remote Meetings

Yakima City Council meetings are returning to a remote, Zoom format due to a surge in COVID-19 cases in Yakima County. Community members are able to watch the meetings live on Y-PAC, Charter Spectrum Channel 194, via Zoom, and by livestream on the City website. “The City is adapting to the COVID-19 emergency as it … Continued

Municipal Court Lifts Mask Requirement for Fully Vaccinated

Effective Tuesday, July 13th, City of Yakima Municipal Court will no longer require masks for those who are fully vaccinated. Unvaccinated persons are encouraged to continue to wear masks while attending court. Masks will be available at security stations. Hand sanitizer is available in the courtrooms. Also beginning Tuesday, social distancing will no longer be … Continued

City Public Works Offering Pfizer Vaccine

The City of Yakima’s Public Works facility, 2301 Fruitvale Boulevard, will host a free drive-thru clinic for first and second doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm next Tuesday, June 29th. Appointments can be made at https://prepmod.doh.wa.gov/ The clinic will be in the Public Works parking lot and administered from … Continued