Health

Yakima corrections division & loved ones raise funds for officer's recovery from violent beating

YAKIMA, Wash. —The corrections officer who was assaulted by an inmate at the Yakima County Jail last week is being discharged from a crowded Seattle-area hospital with serious injuries to his face. KAPP KVEW spoke with Captain Jay Seely of…

DOH: Fewer kids in Washington are getting the flu vaccine this year

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Flu vaccine rates among children have dropped significantly this fall compared to the previous two flu seasons, the Washington State Department of Health reported Monday. Data from the state’s immunization information system showed flu vaccinations were down about 25 percent during the months of September and October for kids ages 6 months through 5-years-old. “We are concerned…