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
For nearly a year, we’ve been told what to do to shield ourselves physically from COVID-19.
The Yakima Health District reported 47 additional coronavirus cases Friday, with no new deaths.
The Yakima Health District reported 70 additional coronavirus cases Thursday, with no new deaths.
Yakima Valley Libraries will reopen all 17 library locations for limited in-
PATEROS — A private basketball tournament in Pateros has led to a COVID-19 outbreak involving people from Okanogan, Chelan and Kittitas counties.
Yakima Health District staff cheered Yakima County’s move to Phase 2 of the state COVID reopening plan during the district’s weekly video update Tuesday but warned that complacency could land the county back in Phase 1.
Vaccine supplies remain limited in Yakima County this week, and winter weather is delaying shipments, health officials said.
Applications for a second round of pandemic assistance for small businesses in Yakima will open on Friday with a deadline in March.
The Yakima Health District reported 62 additional coronavirus cases Wednesday, with no new deaths.
The Tri-Cities fairgrounds drive-thru vaccination clinic will not be giving any shots this week, organizers said on Wednesday.
The city of Yakima’s Harman Center reopened to the public on Wednesday now that Yakima County is in Phase 2 of the state’s coronavirus recovery plan.
Reliable child care in Central Washington and beyond has always been hard to find. But with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, providers considered essential to restarting the economy have struggled to keep their doors open amid mounting costs and plummeting paychecks.
The Yakima Health District reported 75 additional coronavirus cases Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, with one new death.
The backlog of COVID-19 cases recently disclosed by the Yakima Health District didn’t significantly change the new case trends of the last several weeks, officials said.