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Clark County Public Health has some funds available for Clark County food establishments that have been impacted by COVID-19.

Clark County eateries eligible for CARES funding

Clark County Public Health has some funds available for Clark County food establishments that have been impacted by COVID-19.

October 15, 2020, 5:52pm Business

Clark County food establishments have an easy avenue to score some cash this month, thanks to funding from the county’s allotment of CARES dollars. Read story

Lina Anderson of Studio Meraki works with Gwen McClellan of Vancouver as she gets the first of two scar camouflage treatments in Portland. They are self-harm scars from her teenage years. Anderson has used the camouflage treatment to help people with self-harm scars.

Tattoo artist from Vancouver uses ink to help clients camouflage scars

Lina Anderson of Studio Meraki works with Gwen McClellan of Vancouver as she gets the first of two scar camouflage treatments in Portland. They are self-harm scars from her teenage years. Anderson has used the camouflage treatment to help people with self-harm scars.

October 15, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Health

Gwen McClellan didn’t think the marks would ever blend in. Read story

Free Clinic of Southwest Washington offers flu shot clinics for uninsured

October 14, 2020, 6:04am Clark County Health

The Free Clinic of Southwest Washington will offer two free, drive-thru flu shot clinics this month for uninsured adults. Read story

Clark County Public Health launched a dashboard that tracks COVID-19 cases in schools.

Clark County Public Health launches COVID-19 dashboard for area schools

Clark County Public Health launched a dashboard that tracks COVID-19 cases in schools.

October 12, 2020, 4:30pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health has launched an online dashboard for COVID-19 cases in local public and private K-12 schools. The webpage will be updated every Thursday. Read story

Sherry Cianni, left, and Heather James have had to do cancer treatment without friends or family accompanying them because of COVID-19 precautions in place at clinics and hospitals.

In pandemic, breast cancer treatment a sometimes solo flight for Vancouver women

Sherry Cianni, left, and Heather James have had to do cancer treatment without friends or family accompanying them because of COVID-19 precautions in place at clinics and hospitals.

October 11, 2020, 6:05am Breast Cancer

Heather James, 50, dropped a dollop of conditioner on her chest while showering. When she wiped it off, she felt a lump. Read story

Della Frazier and Zsaneen Kennedy, mother and daughter, both survivors of breast cancer, have a twice-monthly dinner with family members at the Kennedy home last year. Kennedy told her family about her breast cancer diagnosis at a family dinner like this in 2018.

Vancouver family needed connection to navigate grief during a time of increased isolation

Della Frazier and Zsaneen Kennedy, mother and daughter, both survivors of breast cancer, have a twice-monthly dinner with family members at the Kennedy home last year. Kennedy told her family about her breast cancer diagnosis at a family dinner like this in 2018.

October 11, 2020, 5:14am Breast Cancer

As a pandemic plays out around the globe, one Vancouver family has been navigating an intimate grief that’s required closeness during this time of increased isolation. Read story

Drug take-back offered in Clark County in late October

October 9, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Health

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 24, people can drop off unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medication for a free and safe disposal at four Clark County sites. Read story

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Clark County Public Health data shows how coronavirus spreads

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October 9, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

When counties and states began to lessen COVID-19 restrictions earlier this year, concern grew about what more activity would mean for the spread of coronavirus. Read story

Legacy Health has teamed up with community groups to provide COVID-19 testing for low-income and marginalized communities.

Clark County organizations offer free COVID-19 testing for those in need

Legacy Health has teamed up with community groups to provide COVID-19 testing for low-income and marginalized communities.

October 8, 2020, 5:00pm Clark County Health

Legacy Health and three Clark County community organizations have teamed up to deliver free testing for low-income and marginalized communities on Saturday. Read story

LULAC, Latino Youth Council land $10,000 grants

October 3, 2020, 1:49pm Clark County Health

The local chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens and the Clark County Youth Latino Council have each been awarded $10,000 grants from the Community Health Plan of Washington. Read story