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Vaccine second doses to be focus next week at fairgrounds

February 13, 2021, 5:56am Clark County News

Clark County's COVID-19 mass vaccination site will only offer vaccine second doses the week of Feb. 14, except for first dose appointments at the Ridgefield site that were rescheduled due to winter weather closures on Feb. 12 and 13. Read story

Southwest Washington Accountable Community of Health wins funding for rural communities

February 12, 2021, 5:59am Clark County News

Southwest Washington Accountable Community of Health, and eight other Washington Accountable Communities of Health, have received $2 million from Cambia Health Solutions to address mental and behavioral health needs in rural communities that have been exacerbated by COVID-19. Read story

Bartender Britton Brown disinfects a table after customers leave Heathen Brewing in Vancouver in July.

Clark County approved for Phase 2 of Inslee’s reopening plan

Bartender Britton Brown disinfects a table after customers leave Heathen Brewing in Vancouver in July.

February 11, 2021, 2:38pm Clark County Health

Gov. Inslee announced Thursday afternoon that on Monday Clark County will move to Phase 2 of Washington’s COVID-19 Roadmap to Recovery. Read story

This 2020 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which cause COVID-19. According to research released in 2021, evidence is mounting that having COVID-19 may not protect against getting infected again with some of the new variants. People also can get second infections with earlier versions of the coronavirus if they mounted a weak defense the first time. (Hannah A.

B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant discovered in Clark County

This 2020 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which cause COVID-19. According to research released in 2021, evidence is mounting that having COVID-19 may not protect against getting infected again with some of the new variants. People also can get second infections with earlier versions of the coronavirus if they mounted a weak defense the first time. (Hannah A.

February 11, 2021, 12:07pm Clark County Health

The B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19 has been discovered in Clark County. Read story

Snowy weather might delay vaccinations at Clark County Fairgrounds

February 11, 2021, 5:59am Clark County Health

With potentially inclement weather landing in Clark County today, Friday and Saturday, the state Department of Health says it might need to postpone vaccinations at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds near Ridgefield. Read story

Elizabeth Rantz receives her paperwork from Dr. Keren Rosenblum after checking in to receive the COVID-19 vaccination at Vancouver Clinic on 87th Avenue in Vancouver. Rosenblum, who was working the check-in table for the first time, said that having doctors screening patients helps better determine whether a patient may be at higher risk of a reaction to the vaccine. For those with higher risk, they may be observed longer post-inoculation.

Vaccination injects relief for Clark County residents

Elizabeth Rantz receives her paperwork from Dr. Keren Rosenblum after checking in to receive the COVID-19 vaccination at Vancouver Clinic on 87th Avenue in Vancouver. Rosenblum, who was working the check-in table for the first time, said that having doctors screening patients helps better determine whether a patient may be at higher risk of a reaction to the vaccine. For those with higher risk, they may be observed longer post-inoculation.

February 6, 2021, 3:42pm Clark County Health

The day after Clark County’s first vaccination was administered, Dr. Keren Rosenblum received a surprising text message. Read story

Israel De La Cruz of the National Guard helps direct motorists as they prepare to get their COVID-19 vaccine at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds on Tuesday morning, January 26, 2021.

Clark County mass vaccination appointments open at noon Sunday

Israel De La Cruz of the National Guard helps direct motorists as they prepare to get their COVID-19 vaccine at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds on Tuesday morning, January 26, 2021.

February 6, 2021, 2:33pm Clark County Health

Appointments for the next week at Clark County's COVID-19 mass vaccination site will open up at noon Sunday. Read story

Jenoah Donald.

Jenoah Donald, 30-year-old Black man, identified as man shot by Clark County deputy

Jenoah Donald.

February 6, 2021, 1:29pm Clark County News

The man shot Thursday night by Clark County sheriff's deputies was Vancouver resident Jenoah Donald, a 30-year-old Black man. Read story

PeaceHealth one of the healthiest workplaces

February 6, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

Vancouver-based PeaceHealth was recently named one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America and the Healthiest Employer in Washington for organizations with 5,000 or more employees. Read story

Oregon, Southwest Washington Susan G. Komen office closing in March

February 4, 2021, 5:59am Clark County News

Susan G. Komen Oregon and SW Washington will be closing on March 31. Read story