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YVC launches #YaksVaxUp campaign to encourage vaccination against COVID-19

This spring Yakima Valley College collaborated with the Yakima Health District to offer mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinics on the Yakima Campus. The clinics offered a convenient opportunity for students and staff to receive their vaccination in a comfortable and familiar environment.

ASYVC Yakima Student Council President Penny Tahmalwash shared why it was important for her to get vaccinated: “I got the COVID vaccine to protect myself and my children, it is important for their future that I
stay healthy and safe for their sake.”

ASYVC Yakima Student Council Vice President Miguel Blancas also shared his thoughts on why receiving the
vaccine was essential: “I got my vaccine because I want to help move my family and community forward so we can all celebrate together safely.”

In total 74 of people were vaccinated during YVC’s clinics.