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Percentage of Chlamydia Cases Grows in Yakima County
The percentage of people with Chlamydia in Yakima County continues to grow. And our news partner KIMA Action News reports if you haven't been screened for STDs you probably should.
Two years ago, Yakima County's Chlamydia rate was not only higher than the state average, but it was the …
Whooping Cough Cases Up In Yakima County
Whooping cough has been a problem for Yakima county for many years. Each year officials from the Yakima County Department of Health have recorded an average of 25 cases every year. This year is an unusual year for Yakima County and the state...
Grease Fire Evacuation At Safeway
A grease fire in the kitchen of the Safeway at South First and Mead caused an evacuation on Sunday. There were no injuries.  Store officials are evaluating the damage today. The fire was reported at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday when oil in a wok caught fire on top of one of the stoves...