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Clark County Health

Washington’s flu hospitalizations highest in 10 years

November 25, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Health

The Washington State Department of Health has reported a rapid rise of flu cases across the state, following nationwide trends. Flu hospitalizations are at the highest rates seen in 10… Read story

Clark County residents’ health care split again by state line

November 21, 2022, 7:47pm Clark County Health

Many Oregon health care providers are no longer able to see patients in Washington via telehealth services since Washington’s COVID-19 state of emergency ended Oct. 31. Read story

Washington’s Native community gets a Lifeline

November 27, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Health

Washington just launched the Native and Strong Lifeline — the first program of its kind in the country that is dedicated to serving American Indian and Alaska Native people in crisis. Read story

Clark County hospitals, including PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, are operating near capacity due to an influx of respiratory ailments and inability to move some patients out to less-intensive care facilities.

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

Clark County hospitals, including PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, are operating near capacity due to an influx of respiratory ailments and inability to move some patients out to less-intensive care facilities.

November 20, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Health

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. Read story

The PeaceHeath Southwest Medical Center emergency room.

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver gets ‘A’ rating

The PeaceHeath Southwest Medical Center emergency room.

November 18, 2022, 5:47pm Clark County Health

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver received an ‘A’ grade this fall from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, an independent national watchdog organization. Read story

Teen Talk volunteer Stephanie Zonker talks to a parent during a teen mental health event at Prairie High School.

Prairie High School event helps parents learn to support teens’ mental health

Teen Talk volunteer Stephanie Zonker talks to a parent during a teen mental health event at Prairie High School.

November 18, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Health

Gathered in the library at Prairie High School on Wednesday, counselors reminded parents that they are not alone in supporting their children through mental health struggles. Read story

Crisis line to focus on serving Native people

November 18, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Health

Washington’s Native and Strong Lifeline launched Thursday, the first program across the country dedicated to serving American Indian and Alaska Native people. Read story

Cowlitz Tribal Foundation Clark County Fund aids Pink Lemonade Project

November 18, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Health

Pink Lemonade Project received a $245,500 grant, the largest grant the organization has ever seen, from the Cowlitz Tribal Foundation Clark County Fund. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 infection rate rises

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November 17, 2022, 2:35pm Clark County Health

Clark County’s rate of COVID-19 infections rose slightly this week, according to the latest data from Clark County Public Health. Read story

Kris Henriksen of Teen Talk joins her dog, Hope, as she takes a break with compassion boxes for students in need at her Vancouver office. The boxes are decorated on the outside by volunteers and filled with items such as snacks, pamphlets, journals and inspiring messages.

Teen Talk’s young volunteers offer mental health support to Clark County teens

Kris Henriksen of Teen Talk joins her dog, Hope, as she takes a break with compassion boxes for students in need at her Vancouver office. The boxes are decorated on the outside by volunteers and filled with items such as snacks, pamphlets, journals and inspiring messages.

November 17, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Health

At 14, Erin Taylor become one of the original seven volunteers at Teen Talk, providing support to other youth via anonymous phone calls. Read story