News Flash

Posted on: October 10, 2018

Increase in suspected cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis in Washington State since August 2018

Current situation in Washington (WA)

  • A cluster of suspected acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) has been reported among Washington residents. 
  • As of October 9th, five WA cases are being evaluated by CDC neurologists and other AFM experts.
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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Public Hearing Notice-Proposed Budget 2019


The purpose of the public hearing is to discuss the 2019 proposed Yakima Health District budget. Anyone wishing to address comments to the Board concerning the proposed budget will be afforded an opportunity at this public hearing. If you would like to pr...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Well Water Monitoring and Safety/Monitoreo de Agua y Seguridad

The Washington State Department of Health and the Yakima Health District (YHD) were made aware of two public drinking water wells, serving two independent communities in the Fruitvale area that tested positive for E. coli bacteria.  

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Yakima County Health Rankings

County Health Rankings

For more information, please view the News Release:  Yakima County Health Rankings (English)

Por mas información ver el Comunicado de Prensa por favor: Las Clasificaciónes de Salud de Condado de Yakima (Español)


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