vaccines

Health officials address heart inflammation concerns

The CDC is sending researchers to Washington, at the request of state health officials, to help sort through reports of heart inflammation showing up in teenagers and young adults after they get the COVID-19 vaccine. Washington's acting State Health Officer,…

Yakima-area high schools start vaccination challenge

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. —  Five high schools in Yakima County are competing in a school spirit challenge to see how many students at each will get the COVID-19 vaccine. The Yakima Health District kicked off the Race For Community Immunity…

City of Richland lifts mask requirement for vaccinated workers

RICHLAND, Wash. — Vaccination efforts have made Washington state significantly more safe for those at-risk of COVID-19. With that in mind, the City of Richland is following national guidance regarding masking for vaccinated people. Washington state recently followed updated guidance…