vaccines

Kittitas County Commissioners push for re-opening

CountKITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. — Shortly after news broke that the South Central region of Washington state won't re-open with seven other regions, Kittitas County officials sprung into action to fight for their constituents. Local leaders are extremely unhappy with their…

Benton County Fairgrounds to open second dose appointments

BENTON COUNTY, Wash. — Officials with the Benton County Fairgrounds mass vaccination are preparing for the next steps of their operation, which include a snowy weekend and upcoming appointments for citizens' second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. According to a…

Coronavirus update: Just 34 cases added on Feb. 11

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Public health officials announced the latest coronavirus statistics for Thursday, February 11, 2021 including a handful of new cases and updated hospitalization rates. According to officials at the Benton-Franklin Health District (BFHD), only 24 cases were added…

Coronavirus update: Positivity rates & hospitalizations decline

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Public health officials at the Benton-Franklin Health District (BFHD) provided another installment of their daily coronavirus update which shows that COVID-related hospitalizations are down in the region. According to the BFHD's latest data, 36 coronavirus cases were…

Coronavirus update: 50 cases added

KENNEWICK, Wash. — A handful of new coronavirus cases were announced by the Benton-Franklin Health District (BFHD) on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. According to public health officials, Benton County added 38 coronavirus cases today, raising its total to 14,137 confirmed…

Coronavirus update: Case count rises as hospitalizations fall

KENNEWICK, Wash. — On Mondays, the Benton-Franklin Health District (BFHD) releases a three-day running total of coronavirus cases and the fallout from over the weekend. Today's update included many new cases despite hospitalizations trending down. According to public health officials…