Wellness

Employee Assistance Program
Yakima County provides an employee assistance program (EAP) for employee to use for private and confidential counseling assistance at no cost to the employee for 4 visits per issue per year.
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Corporate Gym Membership
Yakima County has corporate membership with the following gyms/fitness centers to promote employee wellness:
  • Yakima Athletic Club/YAC Fitness
  • YMCA
  • Valley Racquet and Fitness Club
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Inter-governmental Cooperation

From wellness fairs to fun runs, Yakima County works with the City of Yakima to promote health and wellness for all of its employees.
 

Teamwork
2015 Fitness Challenge Winner - City of Yakima

For the past 2 years, Yakima County and the City of Yakima have sponsored a spring fitness challenge to its employees.  Over 100 employees have taken on the challenge to lose weight and get fit! 
2015 Fitness Challenge Participants