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Yakima Health District Hours of Operation Change

On Tuesday, December 12, 2023, the Yakima Health District office will open at 8:30 am and close from 12:00pm - 2:00 pm. 

Don't forget a flu vaccine this season!

The flu vaccine is the best protection against the flu. Visit our flu prevention page here to learn more and to find locations offering the flu vaccine.


Testing for the food handler's card will resume at the Health District beginning November 1, 2022. Hours of testing services will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. Tuesday hours will be 9:30 am - 3:30 pm.

Join Our Team!

Developmental Disabilities Transition Specialist

Salary:                     $31.40 – $40.97 per hour** (10 Salary Steps) + Benefits

Hiring Range:        Steps 1-4 

Benefits:                Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, Life Insurance, Retirement, as well as a generous annual, holiday and sick leave program.


The Yakima Health district is hiring a Developmental Disabilities Transition Specialist that plays a pivotal role in disseminating crucial information, providing education, and engaging with the community. The position focuses on individuals aged 14-21 with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  The Specialist collaborates with community stakeholders to enhance service system understanding, improves access, and optimizes outcomes for individuals with developmental disabilities. This role involves establishing partnerships with educational institutions, service providers, state agencies, and other relevant entities to ensure access to inclusive supported employment opportunities and successful post-transition employment.


Those interested should apply by 11:59 pm on Sunday, December 17, 2023. 

Please visit: https://yakimacounty.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/HealthDistrictWA/job/Yakima-Health-District/Developmental-Disabilities-Transition-Specialist_R1922 

to apply.