Free hearing screenings this month

— In an effort to make hearing and speech testing available to everyone, the Yakima Valley Hearing and Speech Center is offering free hearing screening every Thursday in December.

The screenings, held from 3 to 5 p.m., are for both children and adults, and will be conducted by clinicians out of the main office in downtown Yakima.

Audiology equipment for the free screenings has been provided by the Rotary Club of Yakima, the Yakima Kiwanis Club, and the Yakima Valley Community Foundation.

Participants will receive the results of their screening the same day the come into the clinic, located at 303 S. 12th Ave.

Call 509-453-8248 to schedule an appointment; walk-ins are welcome.