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Clark County’s ‘breakthrough’ COVID-19 cases surge

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August 20, 2021, 12:12pm Clark County Health

The number of vaccinated Clark County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 surged by 74 percent in two weeks, according to the latest data from Clark County Public Health. Read story

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Clark County reports 1,171 new COVID-19 cases in one week

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August 19, 2021, 11:08am Clark County Health

Clark County reported 1,171 new COVID-19 cases since Aug. 12, continuing a trend that has seen disease activity surge by 476 percent in one month. Read story

FILE - A pharmacy technician loads a syringe with Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at a mass vaccination site at the Portland Expo in Portland, Maine. U.S. experts are expected to recommend COVID-19 vaccine boosters for all Americans, regardless of age, eight months after they received their second dose of the shot, to ensure lasting protection against the coronavirus as the delta variant spreads across the country. An announcement was expected as soon as this week, with doses beginning to be administered widely once the Food and Drug Administration formally approves the vaccines.  (AP Photo/Robert F.

Clark County Public Health: Delta’s footprint unclear

FILE - A pharmacy technician loads a syringe with Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at a mass vaccination site at the Portland Expo in Portland, Maine. U.S. experts are expected to recommend COVID-19 vaccine boosters for all Americans, regardless of age, eight months after they received their second dose of the shot, to ensure lasting protection against the coronavirus as the delta variant spreads across the country. An announcement was expected as soon as this week, with doses beginning to be administered widely once the Food and Drug Administration formally approves the vaccines.  (AP Photo/Robert F.

August 18, 2021, 6:02pm Clark County Health

The highly contagious delta variant now accounts for 95 percent of all COVID-19 cases in Washington, but the variant’s footprint in Clark County is less clear. Read story

Clark County certifies Aug. 3 primary election count

August 17, 2021, 8:07pm Clark County News

Sean Boyle will face T.R. “Randy” Williams in November after a certified tally of the Aug. 3 primary election preserved his four-vote lead over Janice Fowler for Position No. 3 on the La Center City Council. Read story

Sanitizing stations are available for guests as they test their luck at ilani Casino Resort on Thursday morning, May 28, 2020.

Masks now required ilani casino resort

Sanitizing stations are available for guests as they test their luck at ilani Casino Resort on Thursday morning, May 28, 2020.

August 17, 2021, 3:21pm Clark County Health

The Cowlitz Tribe’s ilani resort and casino has begun requiring all guests and employees to wear face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status. Read story

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