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Holiday Glow helps Clark County breast cancer patients

November 26, 2020, 5:45am Breast Cancer

Pink Lemonade Project CEO Susan Stearns knows what it’s like trying to navigate the holidays after breast cancer treatment. Read story

Clark County sees 222 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths Wednesday in final report of week

November 25, 2020, 12:37pm Clark County Health

Clark County confirmed 222 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths Wednesday in a reporting week shortened by the Thanksgiving holiday. Read story

Sue Vanlaanen and her husband, Mike Koon, spent last Thanksgiving in Hawaii. This year, they will spend the holidays at home, apart from most of their family as a safety precaution. Koon has Alzheimer's, and the pandemic has been particularly hard for him to understand.

Pandemic can add holiday challenges for those in Clark County with loved ones who have Alzheimer’s

Sue Vanlaanen and her husband, Mike Koon, spent last Thanksgiving in Hawaii. This year, they will spend the holidays at home, apart from most of their family as a safety precaution. Koon has Alzheimer's, and the pandemic has been particularly hard for him to understand.

November 25, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

Sue Vanlaanen, 68, knows she might get a confused question or two on Thanksgiving. Read story

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Positive COVID-19 tests jumped in Clark County as autumn surge took hold

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November 24, 2020, 1:10pm Clark County Health

The percentage of positive COVID-19 tests leapt to 14.23 percent for the most recent reported period as the pandemic's autumn surge took hold on the region, according to new testing data from Clark County Public Health. Read story

Clients at In Light Hyperbarics can purchase a session in a light sauna room, where they're bathed in soft light.

As winter skies darken in Clark County, keep it light

Clients at In Light Hyperbarics can purchase a session in a light sauna room, where they're bathed in soft light.

November 24, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Health

Pacific Northwesterners know that keeping spirits up during this time of short days, long nights and perpetually overcast weather is no joke. Like plants, we seek the light and crave its enlivening power. Read story

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Technical glitch results in undercount of weekend Clark County COVID-19 case numbers

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November 23, 2020, 12:12pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health reported 341 new COVID-19 cases since Friday as the pandemic's autumn surge continues, but officials warn the actual number of new cases is higher. Read story

The Clark County Law Enforcement Center in Vancouver is seen in September 2019.

Confirmed COVID-19 cases rise to 25 at Clark County Jail

The Clark County Law Enforcement Center in Vancouver is seen in September 2019.

November 23, 2020, 11:58am Clark County Health

A total of 25 inmates housed at the Clark County Jail have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Monday afternoon. Read story

Dr. Connie Kim Yen Nguyen-Truong, assistant professor at WSU Vancouver's College of Nursing has been working from home in Portland during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nguyen-Truong, 44, has been inspired to work on research about health disparities, especially among Asian cultures. Her parents were Vietnamese refugees, settling in Portland after leaving Vietnam in 1975.  "To this day I really hold on to the value they have in terms of the appreciation and what that means to be able to give back to our communities," she said.

Working in Clark County: Dr. Connie Kim Yen Nguyen-Truong, assistant professor at WSU Vancouver’s College of Nursing

Dr. Connie Kim Yen Nguyen-Truong, assistant professor at WSU Vancouver's College of Nursing has been working from home in Portland during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nguyen-Truong, 44, has been inspired to work on research about health disparities, especially among Asian cultures. Her parents were Vietnamese refugees, settling in Portland after leaving Vietnam in 1975.  "To this day I really hold on to the value they have in terms of the appreciation and what that means to be able to give back to our communities," she said.

November 21, 2020, 5:29am Business

In the 1970s, many Vietnamese refugees fled their war-torn country seeking safety in America. Among them were the parents of Dr. Connie Kim Yen Nguyen-Truong, 44, an assistant professor at WSU Vancouver’s College of Nursing. Read story

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Clark County reports 1,109 COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths this week

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November 20, 2020, 12:36pm Clark County Health

Clark County's autumn COVID-19 surge accelerated this week with more than 1,100 new cases and 10 deaths since Nov. 13, according to Clark County Public Health. Read story

Rusty Grape Vineyards in Battle Ground announced this week that it will close in response to the latest COVID-19 restrictions. Nick's Bar and Grill in Amboy and Six Shooter in downtown Vancouver have also suspended operations. All three closures are described as temporary, although Nick's in particular faces significant obstacles to reopening.

Pandemic takes another bite out of Clark County restaurants

Rusty Grape Vineyards in Battle Ground announced this week that it will close in response to the latest COVID-19 restrictions. Nick's Bar and Grill in Amboy and Six Shooter in downtown Vancouver have also suspended operations. All three closures are described as temporary, although Nick's in particular faces significant obstacles to reopening.

November 20, 2020, 6:04am Clark County Business

Less than a week after Gov. Jay Inslee announced a new monthlong set of COVID-19 restrictions — including a ban on all indoor restaurant dining — three Clark County restaurants announced they were shutting their doors. Read story