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Walla Walla County has first Influenza death

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla County Department of Community Health (WWCDCH) has confirmed the first reported Influenza linked death in Walla Walla County. County health officials were notified that an individual over the age of 65 that tested positive for Influenza passed away. Our sincere condolences go out to the individuals’ family and friends during this difficult time.

For the last two years, COVID precautions such as masking, distancing, and quarantining at home when sick has reduced the spread of diseases like the flu, as well. This fall and winter, the Influenza wave has returned to p...


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