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Ellensburg, WA 98926-2887
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Kittitas (pronounced 'kit-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
Health Educator, 509-962-7515
Workers in many occupations, including first aid team members, housekeeping personnel in some industries,
nurses and other healthcare personnel may be at risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens and may be
required by the Department of Labor and Industries to received yearly blood borne pathogen education.
Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, Blood Borne Pathogen rule, Chapter 296-823, Washington Administrative Code (WAC).
The Washington State Department of Health also requires
HIV/AIDS Awareness training if
you work as a health care professional or in a state licensed or certified health care facility in Washington.
Blood borne pathogens are infectious microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans.
These pathogens include, but are not limited to, hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV) and human immunodeficiency
One and two hour blood borne pathogens and HIV/AIDS awareness trainings are offered upon request.
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.