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Monkeypox Vaccine Availability 

Currently, vaccine supply is limited and prioritized to high-risk close contacts of confirmed and probable monkeypox casesMore information will be shared as we learn more about vaccine availability. Learn more about monkeypox here.

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Environmental Health Specialist

Salary:    $27.03 – $35.27 per hour** (10 Salary Steps) + Benefits


The Yakima Health District is hiring for an Environmental Health Specialist. This is a regular non-exempt full-time position that generally works a Monday-Friday work schedule, an occasional evening, and some weekends. This position investigates foodborne, waterborne and vector-borne illnesses; reviews and approves plans for solid waste facilities; schools, food service establishments, drinking and recreational water sources, solid waste and onsite sewage systems; and identifies risks of hazardous materials to the environment and humans. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to HealthDistrictHR@co.yakima.wa.us by 11:59 pm on Sunday, August 21, 2022.