Yakima

Kwik Lok donates mask-making supplies to Yakima hospital

YAKIMA, Wash. — A Yakima-based business with an international reach is looking to help out local healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing much-needed mask-making supplies. Kwik Lok — one of the world’s leading suppliers of bag closures for…

16 coronavirus cases at Yakima nursing home

YAKIMA, Wash. -- The Yakima Health District announced Friday that there was an outbreak of COVID-19 cases at Good Samaritan Health Care Center in Yakima. Health officials said at least 16 residents and staff have tested positive for the virus…

First Yakima County resident dies from COVID-19

YAKIMA, Wash. – The Yakima Health District has reported its first COVID-19 death in the county, and the number of cases have also increased. The resident was an elderly person who lived at a long-term care facility. Their gender and…

At least 8 inmates escape Yakima County jail, officials say

UPDATE: 14 inmates broke fire door to escape Yakima County jail, sparked by fears of COVID-19, officials say --- YAKIMA, Wash. — Officials say multiple inmates at the Yakima County jail escaped about 7:10 p.m. Monday. https://www.facebook.com/KAPPKVEW/posts/10159634381409746 Eight of the…

Yakima County has 32 coronavirus cases

YAKIMA, Wash. - At least 32 people are believed to be infected with COVID-19 in Yakima County, according to the Yakima Health District's latest findings. All of these people are currently recovering at home, according to the health district. Of…