Are you interested in being a part of the planning process for which programs will be brought to the Yakima Valley? If you have ideas and opinions on what would make our area safer and more educated, take the Yakima Valley Memorial Community Health Needs Assessment Survey today!

Make a Difference Today Right Here in the Yakima Valley!

The Community Health Needs Assessment will cover 2022-2025 and requires gathering input from the community involving what our area is missing, it's vital that you speak up and share with family and friends who want the best for this area. Take advantage of this opportunity while there is still time

Community benefits are programs and activities that are built upon our belief that improving health will transform Yakima. By promoting health and healing as a response to identified community needs, serving vulnerable populations, and building partnerships, we strengthen Yakima as a vibrant and healthy place to live, work and raise families. It is more than just treating the sick; it is about creating and supporting healthy families—physically, socially and economically.

Currently, Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is the closest spot to receive care. Regardless of your feelings about the establishment, every chance to make your voice heard and speak up for the programs we need or want is so incredibly important. Becoming involved in our community will benefit everyone in the long run so if this is your first swing at taking ownership of our valley, this survey is a great way to start and is only 10 minutes!

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