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Jordan Tran of CVS Pharmacy prepares a COVID-19 vaccination for staff at Touchmark at Fairway Village in Vancouver. On Sunday and Monday, 278 Touchmark residents and staff were vaccinated.

Clark County records one new COVID-19 death, 101 new cases

Jordan Tran of CVS Pharmacy prepares a COVID-19 vaccination for staff at Touchmark at Fairway Village in Vancouver. On Sunday and Monday, 278 Touchmark residents and staff were vaccinated.

January 21, 2021, 12:43pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health confirmed one new COVID-19 death and 101 new cases Thursday afternoon, as the state continues to finalize details around Clark County's mass vaccination site. Read story

An exterior view of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center (The Columbian files)

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center to become in-network for Kaiser

An exterior view of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center (The Columbian files)

January 20, 2021, 8:00am Business

Starting in July 2021, PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center will become an in-network hospital for Kaiser Permanente Northwest members. Read story

Syringes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine sit in a tray in a vaccination room at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C.

Clark County accepting requests for new phase of coronavirus vaccination

Syringes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine sit in a tray in a vaccination room at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C.

January 19, 2021, 10:42am Clark County Health

Clark County is now accepting requests for COVID-19 vaccinations for anyone older than 65, and anyone older than 50 who lives in a multigenerational household. Read story

Clark County Public Health Educator Sandi Kendrick looks down at a dummy used to demonstrate how to administer lifesaving measures given to clients in "rescue kits" for overdose victims at the Harm Reduction Center in November 2014. In addition to working with REAL, Kendrick focused on many other areas of public health, including the county's syringe exchange program.

Clark County Public Health retiree Sandi Kendrick keeps it REAL

Clark County Public Health Educator Sandi Kendrick looks down at a dummy used to demonstrate how to administer lifesaving measures given to clients in "rescue kits" for overdose victims at the Harm Reduction Center in November 2014. In addition to working with REAL, Kendrick focused on many other areas of public health, including the county's syringe exchange program.

January 19, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Health

Cars drove by and honked their horns. One person danced in the yard. Others dropped off balloons and cards. Sandi Kendrick’s son watched the parade of cars drive by his mom’s house over video call and cried. So did Kendrick. Read story

Homecare administrative assistant Ashley Hill, left, receives the COVID-19 vaccine from Jordan Tran of CVS Pharmacy at Touchmark at Fairway Village in Vancouver.

Clark County eyes mass vaccine clinic as it plans for speeding up vaccinations

Homecare administrative assistant Ashley Hill, left, receives the COVID-19 vaccine from Jordan Tran of CVS Pharmacy at Touchmark at Fairway Village in Vancouver.

January 16, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

As Clark County’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue, staff and residents of Touchmark at Fairway Village recently received doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. Read story

David Alt poses with his wife, Helen Alt. David Alt liked to hike and be outdoors. He died in November at age 75 due to complications from coronavirus. His son, David Alt II, is sharing his father's COVID-19 story in hopes that people who hear it will take the virus more seriously. "We have a larger responsibility to the community," he said.

Vancouver man’s ‘life was cut short’ by COVID-19

David Alt poses with his wife, Helen Alt. David Alt liked to hike and be outdoors. He died in November at age 75 due to complications from coronavirus. His son, David Alt II, is sharing his father's COVID-19 story in hopes that people who hear it will take the virus more seriously. "We have a larger responsibility to the community," he said.

January 15, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Health

When David Alt II was attending college in Pullman, he used to come home to visit his dad in Vancouver, and help him build an A-frame house. Read story

Syringes containing the COVID-19 vaccine are pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial.

Clark County veterans not answering VA calls about COVID-19 vaccinations

Syringes containing the COVID-19 vaccine are pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial.

January 14, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Health

If you’re a Clark County veteran, you might want to keep your phone nearby and answer it, even when you don’t recognize the caller. Read story

Abs 2019-nCoV RNA virus - 3d rendered image on black background.

Clark County clocks 225 new COVID-19 cases

Abs 2019-nCoV RNA virus - 3d rendered image on black background.

January 8, 2021, 12:43pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health confirmed 225 new COVID-19 infections Friday morning. No new deaths were reported. Read story

A sign outside PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center honors hospital staff working hard to treat patients during the COVID-19 crisis.

PeaceHealth COVID-19 outbreak reaches 11 staff and 19 patients

A sign outside PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center honors hospital staff working hard to treat patients during the COVID-19 crisis.

January 4, 2021, 2:01pm Clark County Health

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center officials clarified details around a recent COVID-19 outbreak at a media briefing Monday afternoon. Read story

Melissa Glascock, from left, a respiratory therapist, Colette Reilly, a nurse manager, and Lisa Streissguth-Kasberg, a charge nurse, pose in front of a "Heroes Work Here" banner outside Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center. Clark County hospitals have seen spikes in coronavirus patients this fall and winter.

Nurses describe ‘huge emotional toll’ amid high COVID-19 numbers in Clark County

Melissa Glascock, from left, a respiratory therapist, Colette Reilly, a nurse manager, and Lisa Streissguth-Kasberg, a charge nurse, pose in front of a "Heroes Work Here" banner outside Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center. Clark County hospitals have seen spikes in coronavirus patients this fall and winter.

January 2, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Health

It’s hard for staff at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center not to run through worst-case scenarios when a new COVID-19 patient leaves their loved ones behind and checks into the hospital. Read story