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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.
Public Health Nurse, 509-962-7515
Adult and childhood immunizations are available during clinic hours. Clinic hours are Tuesdays and
Thursdays from 9:15 am to 11:30 am and 1:15 pm to 4:30 pm, and Wednesdays from 1:15 pm to 4:30 pm.
Staff are also available to provide individual review of vaccination records. Immunizations available
at KCPHD include: Hep A and B, flu, Tdap, Dtap, Varicella, MMR , Meningitis, HPV, Rotavirus, Polio,
and Pneumonia. Travel immunizations such as Yellow Fever and Typhoid are also available and other travel
vaccines such as rabies and Japanese Encephalitis can be ordered as needed. Please call 509-962-7515
to make an appointment.
In 2008, only 74% of children in Washington ages 19-35 months were fully immunized. In 2010, only 44%
of adults had received
an influenza vaccine in the past 12 months. In Kittitas County, only 78% of kindergarten students have
all recommended vaccinations (compared to 85% statewide). Washington State has one highest school vaccine
in the nation (parents who opt out of one or more vaccinations for their school-aged children.)
The following serious childhood diseases are preventable and vaccines against these are recommended
for children 0-6
years of age:
These factors determine which immunizations adults need:
Talk to your healthcare provider if you have questions about any immunization. The links below include
each vaccine and the diseases they can prevent.
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.