Yakima Health District Issues Stay-At-Home Order
The Yakima Health District issued a stay-at-home order for Yakima County late Sunday to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
County residents are urged to stay home and only go out for essential services and medical care. Currently, health officials say, there are 24 confirmed cases along with eight presumptive positive cases in Yakima County.
A news release from the district says "essential services" can remain open.
The district listed essential services:
- Gas stations.
- Food (grocery stores, convenience stores, food banks, takeout and delivery restaurants).
- Laundromats/laundry services.
- Essential state and local government functions.
For aditional information or to report business non-compliance call the Yakima Health District at (509) 249-6508.