Health district in Tri-Cities seeking healthcare volunteers

Benton Franklin Health

KENNEWICK, Wash. — The Benton-Franklin Health District is calling for healthcare volunteers to help with their response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

On Monday, the health district said it’s seeking professionals for clinical support, including physicians, nurses and medical students, and public health support, including epidemiology, social work and allied health professionals with a Bachelor of Science or Associate Degree in a science-related field.

To comply with physical distancing recommendations, the health district is asking people to apply online at

In order to apply, follow these steps:

  • Click on Register for WASERV
  • Click on Add Organization
  • Select Washington State Responders, and then Counties
  • Choose either Benton or Franklin County Organizations
  • Click on Benton/Franklin (VMU)
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Select
  • Complete the rest of your contact registration