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
Twelve people tested positive for COVID-19 in an outbreak at Casino Caribbean in Yakima.
The Yakima Health District reported 40 additional coronavirus cases over Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
All the moms who've had babies since last March have different experiences, specific joys and specific struggles. But they all share the distinction of having given birth during one of the most difficult eras in living memory.
Several free COVID-19 vaccine clinics are planned today in the Yakima Valley.
The Yakima Health District reported 33 additional coronavirus cases Friday, but still did not have a new death count.
The Yakima Health District reported 40 additional coronavirus cases Thursday, but did not have a new death count.
The Yakima Health District reported 28 additional coronavirus cases Wednesday, but did not have a new death count.
The Thai House Restaurant resumed indoor dining more than a month ago after Yakima County entered Phase 3 of the state’s coronavirus reopening plan.
The Yakima Health District reported 20 additional coronavirus cases Tuesday, but did not have a new death count.
All counties will remain in their current phases under a two-week pause of the state’s Healthy Washington coronavirus reopening plan, allowing Yakima County to maintain its current level of business and social activity.
The state will announce where counties fall under the Roadmap to Recovery coronavirus reopening plan on Tuesday.
The Yakima County Board of Health plans to petition the state to change masking requirements for youth so facial coverings are not required when they’re outdoors and involved in extreme physical play.
The Yakima Health District reported 31 additional coronavirus cases Saturday, with no new deaths.
The Yakima Health District reported 44 additional coronavirus cases Friday, with no new deaths.