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Clark County hospital beds almost full but COVID isn’t the only issue

Variety of factors blamed for logjam, including RSV, lack of long-term care beds, staff shortages

By , Columbian staff reporter
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In Clark County, hospital and intensive care beds continue to remain near capacity, and officials are urging patients with non-emergency health issues to stay out of the emergency department if possible.

As of Thursday, 96.4 percent of hospital beds and 96.6 percent of ICU beds were occupied, according to Clark County Public Health data.

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