As the state reopens after the COVID-19 pandemic cities like Yakima are also reopening. Next Tuesday, June 1 Yakima City Hall and all City facilities will re-open to the public. The buildings were closed because of COVID-19 precautions.
A press release from the city says city employees and visitors who have the COVID-19 vaccine can enter city buildings. Masks will be required for City employees and visitors to City facilities who are not fully vaccinated.
No indication that any of the employees will have to show proof of vaccination.
Under state and federal laws masks are required for all – those fully vaccinated and not fully vaccinated – on Yakima Transit buses and at Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field.
But while city buildings will reopen next Tuesday including Yakima City Hall the Yakima City Council will continue to meet via Zoom pending further guidance from Gov. Jay Inslee’s office regarding public meetings.
A new kiosk outside City Hall also remains available to accept City utility, water, sewer, refuse payments.
Health officials say to date the Yakima Community Vaccination Center has given 39,688 vaccinations.
Currently out of everyone 16 and older 50.88% have initiated vaccination and 42.34% have been fully vaccinated.
If you can't make it to Yakima's State Fair Park to get a vaccine there are other places around the Yakima Valley that are offering the vaccine.
A news release from the Yakima Health District says "to find other vaccination opportunities around Yakima, individuals are encouraged to visit YakimaVaccines.org or YakimaVacunas.org.

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