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Kittitas (pronounced 'KITT-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.
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The Kittitas County Incident Management Team will continue to work with local school districts regarding student safety from COVID-19. At this time, school districts may petition for exception to the recommendation from Kittitas County and our Regional Partners (Chelan- Douglas Health District, Grant County Health District, and Okanagan County Health Department) if the district wants to pursue in-person school when COVID-19 incident rates are above 75 cases per 100,000 population within the last two-week period of available data. The Kittitas School District recently submitted a request for exception, but that exception cannot be supported by Kittitas County IMT or Regional Partners at this time.
The Kittitas County IMT and regional partners have the following measures of risk related to educational activities:
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
Kasey Knutson, Public Information Officer, (509) 962-7515
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.