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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

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Clark County clocks 225 new COVID-19 cases

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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

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Clark County closes 2020 with five new COVID-19 deaths

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December 31, 2020, 12:08pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health reported five new COVID-19 deaths Thursday morning, one of its higher daily COVID-19 death tolls since the pandemic arrived in the county in March. Read story

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Two deaths added to Clark County COVID-19 toll, as cases continue to dip

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December 30, 2020, 12:22pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health confirmed two new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday morning, as well as 69 new coronavirus cases. Read story

Amira Ashley, 10, talks about her lip gloss brand Boujee Vegan Girl. Amira sells the lip glosses for $10 per tube.

Vancouver girl’s lip gloss line a glowing success

Amira Ashley, 10, talks about her lip gloss brand Boujee Vegan Girl. Amira sells the lip glosses for $10 per tube.

December 30, 2020, 6:02am Business

It may be unusual for someone to start a business in the midst of a pandemic, but according to early sales, Amira Ashley made the right call. Read story

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Clark County’s COVID-19 activity rate drops again

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December 29, 2020, 11:52am Clark County Health

Clark County’s COVID-19 activity rate fell for the second week in a row, with Clark County Public Health confirming 78 new cases and no new deaths Tuesday. Read story