New COVID-19 booster coming to Yakima as cases continue to drop

Doses of the bivalent COVID-19 booster designed to combat the most common COVID subvariants might be available as soon as next week in Yakima Count...

September 5, 2022
6:08 PM

Doses of the bivalent COVID-19 booster designed to combat the most common COVID subvariants might be available as soon as next week in Yakima County and across the country.Though COVID-19 numbers in Yakima County continued to drop for the fifth consecutive week, federal health officials are anticipating a nationwide spike in COVID cases during the winter months.A new boosterTo prepare for this, the U.S Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention both approved Pizfer and Moderna's bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccines earlier in the week.

Santiago Ochoa