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COVID-19

Vaccine safety given the speed of vaccine development and rollout

The federal government has worked since the start of the pandemic to make COVID-19 vaccines available as soon as possible. This accelerated timeline is unprecedented. Some people are concerned that vaccine safety may have been sacrificed in favor of speed. However, as with all vaccines, safety is a top priority in the United States and globally.

Washington State Governor's Order- 

The documents displayed at the Governor's Order regarding COVID-19. These are available in both English and Spanish.

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Safe Start Washington - 

Washington’s Phased Approach to Opening Businesses


Washington State counties are operating under the “Safe Start” approach health officials must take for resuming recreational, social and business activities. 

Yakima County is in Phase 2

For more detailed information on the phased in approach please click here
 

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Web Tool Helps You Choose the Right Face Covering or Mask
Choosing the correct mask for COVID-19 prevention at work just got easier and quicker if you use the Washington Department of Labor & Industries’ (L&I’s) new web-based e-tool from your mobile device or computer. 


The e-tool also includes links to other helpful information, including videos on how to correctly put on and remove masks, answers to common questions about masks, and L&I’s “Which Mask for Which Task?” booklet.

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Community Resources and Health Information for the Coronavirus & Recovery

WHEN should you get tested for Covid-19?

If you are experiencing the symptoms listed above, call your primary care provider for testing. If you don’t have a primary care provider you can call 2-1-1 or obtain testing at one of the locations below for screening and possible COVID-19 testing. 

 

Anyone who has come into close contact (15 or more minutes within 6 feet of distance) to anyone who a confirmed case of COVID-19 should get tested within 24 hours.

Yakima On-Going Testing Sites

 

1. Healthy Now- Creekside Drive-Thru Screening

    509-225-4669

  • 120 S 72nd Ave #102, Yakima, WA 98908

  • Additional information:

Call for screening appointment.

Testing will be scheduled following screening.

Only testing individuals with symptoms.

2. Yakima Valley Urgent Care Drive-Thru Screening

    TOLL FREE 833-468-2683

  • E. Valley Mall Blvd. #2B, Union Gap. WA 98903 | Monday - Friday 8-8, Saturday 9-7 17

  • 1006 S. 64th Ave, Ste. 100, Yakima, WA 98908 | Monday - Friday 8-8, Saturday 9-7, Sunday and Holidays 10-6

  • Cost to patient: Rapid test and office visit is $175, they bill insurance and participate in the uninsured program which provides no cost testing to anyone uninsured.

  • Additional Information: Call clinic to schedule an appointment 1-833-468-2683


3. Mountain View Medical Clinic Drive-Thru Screening

    509-902-1931

  • 3904 Terrace Heights Dr. Suite D, Yakima, WA 98901

  • Additional Information: Call to schedule Telehealth appointment & drive-up screening.

4. Yakima Union Gospel Mission Medical Clinic

    509-853-4327

  • Free testing for uninsured individuals

  • 1300 N 1st St. Yakima, WA 98901

  • Hours: Mon 4pm-7pm; Tues 9am-4pm; Wed 9am-5pm; Thu 9am-4pm; Fri 9am-5pm

  • Additional information: Appointments are on a walk-in basis. If you are symptomatic, please drive to the clinic and call from the outside.

5. Rite-Aid, Drive-Up Testing Services

  • 2519 Main St., Union Gap, WA

  • Online Registration and Screening Survey Required to make appointment

  • No-Cost but will ask to provide Insurance information if available.

  • Must be 18 years or older- Valid ID Required

6. Walgreens, Drive-up Testing Services

  • 6400 W. Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima WA

  • Online Registration and Screening Survey Required to make appointment

  • No-Cost but will ask to provide Insurance information if available.

  • Must be 18 years or older- Valid ID Required 

 

Lower Valley Testing Sites

7. Astria Health Center- Zillah Clinic Telehealth Screening

    509-314-6565

  • 915 Vintage Valley Pkwy Suite 200, Zillah, WA 98953

  • Additional Information: Call for appointment

 

 

8. Astria Toppenish Hospital Drive-Thru Testing

  • 502 W. 4th Ave. Toppenish, WA 98948

  • Additional Information: Astria Health Zillah will schedule appointment and provide further instruction

 

Yakima County Temporary Testing Sites

9. Medical Team International

  • MTI Community Team responds to the community need. While the schedule below is current scheduling, please ensure you frequently check back to the COVID-19 Testing Site Schedule for the most recent information. 

 

 

Due to the serious nature of COVID-19, if you do test positive for your infection your results will be shared with local public health officials and the Signal Health reporting team  Medical Teams International will only share patient's test results with essential healthcare providers involved in the care and containment of COVID-19.  If you do test positive for COVID-19 you will be advised to self-isolate, stay home, and not go to work or visit with others outside your home for 14 days or 10 days after any symptoms subsided.

At-Home Testing Kits

The Yakima Health District is currently providing free, Everlywell COVID-19 home test collection kits to those who need to get tested. If you pick up a test kit, you should use it as soon as you get it. You must collect and mail your own sample within the same day. To register your kit, you will need to complete the registration instructions on Everlywell's website and provide an email address. Results will only be available via email in approximately 3 business days.  


For more information on how to collect your COVID-19 test home collection kit sample. please watch the video below. 

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Test Results

You can access your results online with in 2-5 days by going to https://securelink.labmed.uw.edu/ and typing in your DOB and retrieval code, given at the time of testing.  If you are unable to retrieve your results online call (509) 225-2088. 

Due to statewide lab delays, patients can expect a phone call with their results in 6 days. If there is no call received within 6 days patients who get tested at the community-based testing sites can call (509) 225-2088.