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Red Cross seeking blood, platelet donors

September 24, 2022, 5:31am Clark County News

The American Red Cross is seeking blood and platelet donations this fall. The Charles Drew Blood Drive takes place today, Sept. 24, between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. at 3131 N. Vancouver Ave. in Portland. A number of other drives are scheduled through Oct. 15. Read story

Megan Whetsell, left, and Erek Watson, both of Vancouver, chat with Jeanne Bennett of Columbia Play Project, dressed as "Doug the Slug," as she hands out flyers during Give More24! at The Waterfront Vancouver on Thursday.

Give More 24! raises $3.6 million for Southwest Washington causes

Megan Whetsell, left, and Erek Watson, both of Vancouver, chat with Jeanne Bennett of Columbia Play Project, dressed as "Doug the Slug," as she hands out flyers during Give More24! at The Waterfront Vancouver on Thursday.

September 23, 2022, 2:29pm Clark County Health

The annual Give More 24! online giving marathon concluded Thursday, exceeding its goal of raising $3.5 million in donations. In the end, the campaign raised over $3.6 million from over 6,000 donors to support 216 nonprofits around Southwest Washington. Read story

Katie Gregg, 2, of Vancouver leaps through a hula hoop held by her mom, Tiffany, as they stop by to explore toys from the Columbia Play Project at The Waterfront Vancouver on Thursday. The playtime was part of the annual Give More 24! day of fundraising.

Fundraising off to brisk start as Give More 24! returns for in-person events around Vancouver

Katie Gregg, 2, of Vancouver leaps through a hula hoop held by her mom, Tiffany, as they stop by to explore toys from the Columbia Play Project at The Waterfront Vancouver on Thursday. The playtime was part of the annual Give More 24! day of fundraising.

September 22, 2022, 7:23pm Clark County News

The Give More 24! annual online giving marathon appeared to be on its way to reaching its goal of $3.5 million by late Thursday evening. As of 7 p.m., 5,156 donors had given  $2,773,232. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 infection rate dips

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September 22, 2022, 2:57pm Clark County Health

Clark County’s rate of COVID-19 infections decreased slightly this week, as did rates of new hospitalizations, according to the latest data from Clark County Public Health. Read story

FILE - This image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) shows a colorized transmission electron micrograph of monkeypox particles (red) found within an infected cell (blue), cultured in the laboratory that was captured and color-enhanced at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Md. With monkeypox cases subsiding in Europe and parts of North America in 2022, many scientists say now is the time to prioritize stopping the virus in Africa.

Monkeypox numbers remain low in Clark County

FILE - This image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) shows a colorized transmission electron micrograph of monkeypox particles (red) found within an infected cell (blue), cultured in the laboratory that was captured and color-enhanced at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Md. With monkeypox cases subsiding in Europe and parts of North America in 2022, many scientists say now is the time to prioritize stopping the virus in Africa.

September 22, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Health

Recorded cases of the monkeypox virus have continued to drop across Washington since reaching the high point of 76 cases the week of July 31. Read story

Vancouver fitness trainers seek volunteers for study

September 22, 2022, 5:22am Clark County News

Northwest Personal Training is looking for 50 volunteers to participate in a free, four-week fitness and training study. Participants will be assigned to a private training or group training protocol based on interests and goals. Read story

Legacy Health offers free monkeypox vaccine clinic Saturday in Vancouver

September 21, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Health

Legacy Health is offering a free monkeypox vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Legacy Medical Group Family Wellness, 1000 S.E. Tech Center Drive, Suite 120, Vancouver. Read story

Students from Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School in Vancouver celebrated Give More 24!

Nonprofits in Clark County ready to greet Give More 24!

Students from Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School in Vancouver celebrated Give More 24!

September 21, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Give More 24! returns Thursday, and some local nonprofits are gearing up to host in-person events for the one-day fundraising extravaganza. In-person fundraising events were canceled the last two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story