Feb 25 covid vaccine

FILE — Medical assistant Flor Cervantes fills a syringe with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at Toppenish Middle School in Toppenish, Wash. The COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic was hosted by Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic.

The Yakima Health District reported 55 additional coronavirus cases Wednesday, with no new deaths.

The county’s total is 30,404 since the pandemic started, with deaths at 407.

Ten people were hospitalized Wednesday, with one intubated.

As of Wednesday, 28,413 people have recovered.

Vaccine update

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Everyone 16 and older is eligible for the COVID vaccine in Washington.

The Yakima State Fair Park vaccine site is open from noon-8 p.m. daily at 1301 S. Fair Ave. First and second dose appointments are available at prepmod.doh.wa.gov or by calling 800-525-0127 and pressing #. Walkups are welcome, but appointments are strongly encouraged.

People who need a ride can call 211. Yakima Transit Route 12 will drop off individuals at the walk-up entrance located at Gate 1. No documentation or identification is required at the site. There is no cost to get the vaccine.

Businesses and organizations interested in scheduling a COVID vaccine clinic can email yakimavaccinemobileteam@gmail.com.

People also can get the vaccine at clinics and pharmacies around the county. The health district’s website at www.yakimacounty.us/2472/COVID-19-Vaccine has an updated list. The state has a vaccine locator at https://vaccinelocator.doh.wa.gov.