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Assisted living residence for formerly homeless people opens in Hazel Dell

May 18, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Health

A three-story, 40-unit assisted living facility that will provide critical housing and support for formerly homeless individuals with complex behavioral and physical health challenges is opening in Hazel Dell. Read story

Camas City Council signals support for strict limits on siting residential drug, alcohol treatment facilities

May 14, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Health

Camas city officials have signaled unanimous support for a code amendment that will drastically limit the siting of future residential drug and alcohol treatment facilities within city limits. Read story

Mindful Therapy Group CEO Derek Crain talks about the company at its new Vancouver office, 7600 N.E. 41st St., that opened this month. It is the company's first office in Clark County. Crain, also a licensed clinical social worker, started the company in 2011 in Mountlake Terrace. It has since expanded across the Northwest.

Mindful Therapy Group opens new office in Vancouver, its first in Clark County

Mindful Therapy Group CEO Derek Crain talks about the company at its new Vancouver office, 7600 N.E. 41st St., that opened this month. It is the company's first office in Clark County. Crain, also a licensed clinical social worker, started the company in 2011 in Mountlake Terrace. It has since expanded across the Northwest.

May 13, 2022, 6:03am Business

Mindful Therapy Group, a diverse and collaborative network of licensed, independent mental health clinicians, opened a new office in Vancouver this month — just in time for Mental Health Awareness Month. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 activity rate, hospitalizations increase; deaths surpass 800

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May 12, 2022, 2:35pm Clark County Health

Clark County’s reported COVID-19 activity rate increased this week as disease activity reaches levels not seen since early March. Read story

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COVID-19 cases in Clark County schools more than double

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May 11, 2022, 5:49pm Clark County Health

Clark County Schools reported 560 new cases of COVID-19 since last week, more than double the 268 new cases reported the week prior. Read story

One thousand pounds of baled surgical blue wrap is prepared to be recycled. The material can be reused as hospital gowns, plastic washbasins and more.

PeaceHealth in Vancouver honored for sustainability initiative

One thousand pounds of baled surgical blue wrap is prepared to be recycled. The material can be reused as hospital gowns, plastic washbasins and more.

May 9, 2022, 6:05am Business

The United States health care industry is responsible for nearly 10 percent of national greenhouse gas emissions, according to a recent study from PLOS One, a peer-reviewed scientific journal. And if the global health care sector were a country, it would be the fifth largest greenhouse gas emitter on the… Read story

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How to differentiate between allergies, the common cold, COVID-19

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May 7, 2022, 6:33pm Clark County Health

Spring allergy season in the Northwest is here. Plus, the common cold is circulating, and COVID-19 cases are on the rise. With so much going around, it might be difficult to discern what’s giving you the sniffles. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 activity rate, hospitalizations continue to increase

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May 5, 2022, 3:55pm Clark County Health

Clark County’s reported COVID-19 activity rate and hospitalizations increased this week as disease activity continues to accelerate. Read story

COVID-19 cases increasing again in Clark County schools

May 5, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Health

Clark County Schools reported 268 new cases of COVID-19 since last week, an increase from the 191 new cases reported the week prior. Weekly case totals are now nearly four times what was reported two weeks ago. Read story

Southwest Washington drug take-back event collects 3,743 pounds

May 5, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Health

A total of 3,743 pounds of unused medication and syringes were safely disposed of at a multi-site drug take-back event Saturday. More than 875 Southwest Washington residents participated in the event. Read story