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Safeway pharmacist Kristen Morin administers a dose of vaccine to Carol Hoak of Vancouver.

Clark County’s COVID vaccination rate lags behind state

Safeway pharmacist Kristen Morin administers a dose of vaccine to Carol Hoak of Vancouver.

August 16, 2021, 2:46pm Clark County Health

Clark County vaccination rates continue to climb but still lag behind state averages, according to the latest data from county and state health agencies. Read story

A sign encourages students and staff to wear their masks in a hall at Heritage High School in March.

Clark County health officials urge masks indoors

A sign encourages students and staff to wear their masks in a hall at Heritage High School in March.

August 13, 2021, 3:36pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health officials are urging everyone to wear face coverings indoors and get vaccinated as a new wave of COVID-19 infections washes over the region. Read story

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One killed, three children hurt in Interstate 5 crash north of Vancouver

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August 12, 2021, 7:07am Clark County News

One person was killed and three others injured early Thursday when a car crashed into a Washington State Department of Transportation attentuator truck on Interstate 5 north of Vancouver, according to the Washington State Patrol. Read story

An  excessive heat warning began at noon Wednesday and runs through 10 p.m. Saturday. Boaters and fishermen at Frenchman’s Bar Regional Park on June 28, 2021.

Excessive heat warning that includes Clark County runs through Saturday

An  excessive heat warning began at noon Wednesday and runs through 10 p.m. Saturday. Boaters and fishermen at Frenchman’s Bar Regional Park on June 28, 2021.

August 11, 2021, 5:02pm Clark County News

Temperatures are forecast to climb to dangerous levels over the next several days as a heat wave settles in to the area. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 cases surge by 26.5 percent over last week

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July 29, 2021, 11:08am Clark County Health

Clark County's rate of COVID-19 infections continued to surge this week, up by about 26.5 percent over last week's numbers, with 382 new cases over seven days and one new death, according to Clark County Public Health. Read story

Kindergartner Tiffany Chang briefly drops her mask to enjoy a socially-distanced snack after recess at Eisenhower Elementary School in May. All students and staff will need to wear masks when the school year starts.

Clark County school districts, businesses take Inslee’s mask announcement in stride

Kindergartner Tiffany Chang briefly drops her mask to enjoy a socially-distanced snack after recess at Eisenhower Elementary School in May. All students and staff will need to wear masks when the school year starts.

July 29, 2021, 6:02am Business

Students and staff in K-12 schools statewide will continue to be legally required to wear masks as protection from COVID-19 under a mandate announced Wednesday by Gov. Jay Inslee. Read story

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Vancouver police locate missing Vancouver man, 68

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July 28, 2021, 8:15pm Clark County News

Vancouver police are seeking the public’s assistance locating a 68-year-old Vancouver man with dementia who went missing Wednesday afternoon. Read story

Safeway pharmacist Kristen Morin administers a dose of vaccine to Carol Hoak of Vancouver.

SW Washington study: Vaccination reduced senior COVID-19 hospitalizations by 90%

Safeway pharmacist Kristen Morin administers a dose of vaccine to Carol Hoak of Vancouver.

July 28, 2021, 9:56am Clark County Health

Being vaccinated against COVID-19 reduced the risk of hospitalization by 90 percent for people age 65 and older, according to a report released Wednesday by public health officials. Read story

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Teen dies, three hurt in two-car crash Tuesday in southeast Battle Ground

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July 27, 2021, 10:02pm Clark County News

A 17-year-old boy died and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday in southeast Battle Ground, according to the Battle Ground Police Department. Read story

Bartender Britton Brown disinfects a table after customers leave Heathen Brewing in Vancouver in July.

Clark County Public Health: Mask up indoors, vaccinated or not

Bartender Britton Brown disinfects a table after customers leave Heathen Brewing in Vancouver in July.

July 27, 2021, 4:16pm Clark County Health

Facing surging COVID-19 cases, Clark County Public Health is  recommending that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, resume wearing masks indoors to help prevent the spread of the disease. Read story