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Clark County more than doubles COVID-19 cases, reports fifth death

March 26, 2020, 4:27pm Clark County Health

As the United States shot into first place for the most COVID-19 cases in the world Thursday, Clark County Public Health confirmed 28 new cases, more than doubling the local… Read story

Clark County cannabis stores jump on rules allowing sales with curbside pickup

March 26, 2020, 12:55pm Business

The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak has prompted a temporary addition to Washington’s retail cannabis industry: drive-up service. Several Vancouver-area cannabis stores have immediately jumped on board, advertising online ordering with curbside… Read story

Clark County Jail releases nearly 200 inmates due to COVID-19

March 25, 2020, 6:48pm Clark County Health

Criminal justice officials met last week to discuss ways to reduce the Clark County Jail population in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. By Friday, there were nearly 200 fewer inmates in the facility. Read story

Woodland business still cranks out toilet paper amid outbreak

March 25, 2020, 6:00am Business

Before the schools and restaurants closed, Lydia Work saw signs that her business would skyrocket during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read story

Clark County finding new normal after governor’s stay-home directive

March 24, 2020, 7:48pm Clark County News

Clark County is adjusting to the new normal following Gov. Jay Inslee’s orders to slow the spread of COVID-19. The governor ordered the state’s more than 7 million residents to stay home, unless necessary, and for nonessential businesses to close for at least two weeks. Read story

Vancouver Kaiser clinic to allow protective equipment from home after assistants raise alarm

March 24, 2020, 6:38pm Clark County Health

As personal protective equipment shortages surface across the country, three medical assistants with Kaiser Permanente Salmon Creek in Vancouver expressed frustration with what they considered to be a lack of protective measures at the clinic Tuesday morning. Read story

Washington state’s stay-at-home order at a glance

March 24, 2020, 1:49pm Editor's Choice

OLYMPIA — In order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has ordered the state’s more than 7 million residents to stay home unless necessary and for non-essential businesses to close for at least two weeks, expanding previous orders that had already banned large gatherings and closed bars and dine-in restaurants. Read story

Burgerville furloughs 68 percent of workforce

March 24, 2020, 12:30pm Business

Vancouver-based fast-food chain Burgerville announced Monday that it will partially or fully furlough more 1,000 workers, or approximately 68 percent of its total workforce, in response to the changing operating conditions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. Read story

Clark County Jail inmate dies in ‘apparent suicide’

March 24, 2020, 11:40am Clark County News

A 64-year-old Clark County Jail inmate died by suicide Sunday morning after jumping from the second-floor tier of his housing unit, the sheriff’s office reported. Read story

Clark County confirms three new COVID-19 cases

March 24, 2020, 11:13am Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health confirmed three more COVID-19 cases Tuesday, all people in their 40s. Read story