Coronavirus

Kadlec no longer accepting visitors until further notice

RICHLAND, Wash. – Kadlec Regional Medical Center is implementing a “no visitor” policy starting on March 17. These restrictions apply to all Kadlec facilities, including when someone is in the hospital. “In order to protect the health of our communities,…

5 questions heading into Tuesday's Democratic primaries

Only three of the four states that had been scheduled to hold Democratic presidential primaries amid an outbreak of the novel coronavirus are going ahead. Leaders in Ohio called off Tuesday's election just hours before polls were set to open. Elections officials in Arizona, Illinois and Florida say they're moving forward with plans to vote. But there are questions about what voter turnout will look like, with people being warned to stay away from crowds. The states allow early voting, so there's a good chance many people cast ballots remotely by mail. If Joe Biden widens his lead over Bernie Sanders, it could spell the end of the presidential primary.

7 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Grant County

GRANT COUNTY, Wash. -- The Grant County Health District has confirmed seven cases of COVID-19 in the county. Health officials said the confirmed cases along with several suspected cases have been tied to case clusters in the communities of Quincy…

Richland schools providing meals to children through late April

RICHLAND, Wash. -- The Richland School District is providing free meals to students ages 18 and under at various locations starting Tuesday, March 17 while schools are closed in response to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Every weekday during the closure,…

Four confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Yakima County

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. -- The Yakima County Health District is reporting another confirmed case of COVID-19. The fourth case was confirmed on Monday. Previously there were three positive cases and one presumptive positive. A triage tent has been set…

WATCH: Washington officials give COVID-19 update

https://vimeo.com/397518720 KING COUNTY, Wash . - Washington officials are expected to update the public on the COVID-19 situation at a press conference Monday morning at 11 a.m. You can watch the press conference live above. For more on the coronavirus…

Gyms close across Washington starting Monday

WASHINGTON - Gyms will be closing across the state of Washington by the direction of Governor Jay Inslee amid the coronavirus outbreak. KAPP-KVEW spoke with staff at Planet Fitness in Yakima who tell us they are preparing to shutdown at…