department of health

Accidental Shootings Killing, Injuring Washington Children
SEATTLE (AP) — When 13-year-old Eddie Holmes was fatally shot in the chest by one of his friends, he was one of more than a dozen Washington state children who were injured or killed since 2014 in accidental shootings.
The federal government no longer tracks these cases, but an investigation by The A…
West Nile Cases Up 40 Percent From Last Week
No cases have been found in Yakima County so far this year but federal health officials say that West Nile virus cases are up 40 percent since last week and are on pace to rival the record years of 2002 and 2003. The centers for disease control and prevention has confirmed 1,590 cases of the mo…