FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
As a new type of coronavirus spreads rapidly across the globe, including in the United States, the public understandably has a lot of questions about the illness and how to avoid it.
Here's answers to many of the most common questions about the new virus, updated as scientists and public health authorities learn more. One caveat: If you have questions about a specific symptom or condition, contact your health care provider. Read more
Events throughout the Yakima Valley have been canceled or postponed to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee’s emergency stay-home order didn’t deem firearms dealers essential and necessary to stay open, like grocery stores and pharmacies, to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
State, local and federal officials are working to provide assistance for businesses and their employees affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
NACHES, Wash. — Kathaleen McFarland can't follow her familiar educational routines because of the novel coronavirus. She is teaching with learning packets and online options as Yakima County schools remain closed through April 24, but she misses her students.
Most of the time, the large room at the Yakima County Office of Emergency Management is used for training or meetings.
Yakima Valley landlords encourage renters to reach out if they’re struggling to come up with this month’s payment because of the coronavirus outbreak.
A temporary medical care site that will be set up at the former Astria Regional Medical Center in Yakima could serve up to 250 patients, local and state officials said Wednesday.
Authorities are warning Washington residents to be wary of scammers taking advantage of economic anxiety amid the coronavirus shutdown, with schemes related to federal stimulus checks expected to be issued in the coming weeks.
The approach to home-based learning in the Yakima School District will vary from teacher to teacher — and in some cases from student to student.