COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

The COVID-19 Pandemic is a cause of concern within the community. The purpose of this page is to provide a number of resources available with the latest news and information. 

City of Toppenish COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Declaration of Emergency, Precautions and Updates:

Following the guidelines from federal, state and county authorities to mitigate the spread of COVID-19:

  • Closure of all City departments to the public
  • Suspension of all recreation and aquatics programs
  • Closure of all City public restrooms

The City of Toppenish continues to provide essential services to residents and business for police, fire, water, sewer and garbage services.

Effective March 22, 2020, Dr. Teresa Everson, Health Officer of the Yakima Health District issued a Stay at Home Order for all Yakima County residents. The Stay at Home Order states that residents of Yakima County must remain at their place of residence, except as needed for essential travel for medical care and medications, groceries and for jobs that maintain continuity of operations of critical infrastructure sectors. The order will remain in effect until further notice.
Yakima Health District Issues Stay at Home Order
Yakima Health District Issues Stay at Home Order, Spanish

The City of Toppenish recommends the following resources for local, state and federal information on COVID-19:

Toppenish Police Statement Concerning Statewide Face Covering Directive
For more information contact
Chief Ruggles at

Yakima County Commissioners designate $2.8 million in CARES funding for small business grant assistance with no repayment requirements.  Yakima County businesses are able to apply for up to $10,000 to be used for expenses such as business rent/mortgage, business utilities, and business insurance expenses, that were incurred on or after March 27, 2020.  Visit for more information. 

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