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Clark County to gain new long-term psychiatric care facility in 2023

May 9, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Health

After years of pleas from mental health advocates, Clark County is set to have a local long-term psychiatric care facility. Read story

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Two new Clark County COVID-19 deaths reported

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May 7, 2021, 10:54am Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health reported two new COVID-19 deaths and 97 new COVID-19 cases Friday morning, as case counts remain high. Read story

Sunrise O'Mahoney, executive director of the Watershed Alliance of Southwest Washington, shows an area of the Burnt Bridge Creek Greenway that honors the memory of local people of color who died from COVID-19. There are 41 trees planted there.

Clark County has a memorial for people of color lost to COVID-19

Sunrise O'Mahoney, executive director of the Watershed Alliance of Southwest Washington, shows an area of the Burnt Bridge Creek Greenway that honors the memory of local people of color who died from COVID-19. There are 41 trees planted there.

May 7, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Health

When Karen Morrison envisions a memorial, she thinks about the permanence of plants and trees, and how nature can outlive humans. Read story

A vial with the COVID-19 vaccine is pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning.

PeaceHealth urgent care offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccine appointments

A vial with the COVID-19 vaccine is pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning.

May 6, 2021, 10:39am Clark County Health

PeaceHealth Southwest Memorial Urgent Care vaccine clinic is now offering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations to walk-in customers with no need for an appointment. Read story

Visitors to The Waterfront Vancouver enjoy the sunny weather with a stroll or a lunch outside Tuesday afternoon. Clark County has fewer restrictions on activities than the rest of the Portland metro area, and local restaurants have seen an influx of customers from Oregon as a result.

Tougher Oregon restrictions benefit Clark County restaurants

Visitors to The Waterfront Vancouver enjoy the sunny weather with a stroll or a lunch outside Tuesday afternoon. Clark County has fewer restrictions on activities than the rest of the Portland metro area, and local restaurants have seen an influx of customers from Oregon as a result.

May 5, 2021, 6:04am Business

Gov. Jay Inslee announced on Tuesday that all Washington counties will remain in their current phase of the state’s COVID-19 economic recovery plan for another two weeks. Read story

FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, April 14, 2021, a pharmacist fills a syringe from a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Antwerp, Belgium.  Moderna and vaccine promoter Gavi have announced Monday May 3, 2021, the pharmaceutical company will provide up to 500 million coronavirus vaccine doses for the U.N.-backed program for needy people in low- and middle-income countries by the end of 2022.

Tower Mall vaccination site extends hours; Vaccine clinics in set in Woodland, Fruit Valley

FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, April 14, 2021, a pharmacist fills a syringe from a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Antwerp, Belgium.  Moderna and vaccine promoter Gavi have announced Monday May 3, 2021, the pharmaceutical company will provide up to 500 million coronavirus vaccine doses for the U.N.-backed program for needy people in low- and middle-income countries by the end of 2022.

May 4, 2021, 11:33am Clark County Health

Starting today, the Tower Mall vaccination site in Vancouver will operate until 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Read story

Kelly Nguyen of Safeway, left, gives a COVID-19 vaccination to Flor Bonura of Washougal as her husband, Thomas, snaps a photo with his smartphone Jan. 26 at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds.

Fairgrounds, Tower Mall offering same-day COVID-19 vaccinations

Kelly Nguyen of Safeway, left, gives a COVID-19 vaccination to Flor Bonura of Washougal as her husband, Thomas, snaps a photo with his smartphone Jan. 26 at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds.

April 30, 2021, 9:28am Clark County Health

COVID-19 vaccination appointments are so plentiful in Clark County that residents can now make same-day appointments at the county's two largest vaccination clinics. Read story

Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County Health Officer and Public Health Director, speaks to the media.

Concern grows as vaccinations in Clark County slow down

Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County Health Officer and Public Health Director, speaks to the media.

April 28, 2021, 4:16pm Clark County Health

With only 35 percent of Clark County at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19, the county’s vaccine uptake is already beginning to slow down. Read story

Volunteer pharmacist Serena Donnelly, left, prepares a dose of COVID-19 vaccine while working behind-the-scenes at the new large-scale vaccination site at Tower Mall on Friday morning, March 5, 2021. The vaccinations are by appointment only.

Tower Mall offers walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations today

Volunteer pharmacist Serena Donnelly, left, prepares a dose of COVID-19 vaccine while working behind-the-scenes at the new large-scale vaccination site at Tower Mall on Friday morning, March 5, 2021. The vaccinations are by appointment only.

April 26, 2021, 10:43am Clark County Health

Clark County's mass vaccination site at Tower Mall in Vancouver is offering walk-up and drive-thru COVID-19 vaccinations today, with no appointment necessary. Read story

Clark County Public Health chief urges vaccinations as case counts climb

April 14, 2021, 5:41pm Clark County Health

Clark County’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout continues to make progress, but the county’s top health official is concerned about the local, statewide and national uptick in coronavirus cases. Read story