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COVID-19 vaccines for children younger than 5 have already started being administered in some parts of the U.S. The vaccines have just arrived in Clark County.

Clark County kids under 5 can get COVID-19 shots

COVID-19 vaccines for children younger than 5 have already started being administered in some parts of the U.S. The vaccines have just arrived in Clark County.

June 22, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Health

According to Dr. Katie Sharff, chief of infectious disease for Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Americans have lost patience for COVID-19 precautions. And now that mask mandates have been lifted and large events have resumed, cases have started rising again. Read story

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E. coli cancels rowing event at Vancouver Lake

An aerial photo of Vancouver Lake (The Columbian files)

June 21, 2022, 6:05pm Clark County Health

A rowing event that was expected to draw more than a thousand people to Vancouver last weekend was canceled due to E. coli concerns. Read story

Recovery Cafe Clark County member Chris Mackmer, left, enjoys lunch with volunteer Scott Hacker. Recovery Cafe is a community organization that specializes in helping people with addiction recovery. It is part of a collection of local organizations that have banded together to respond to Clark County's opioid crisis.

Clark County organizations build recovery support network in response to opioid crisis

Recovery Cafe Clark County member Chris Mackmer, left, enjoys lunch with volunteer Scott Hacker. Recovery Cafe is a community organization that specializes in helping people with addiction recovery. It is part of a collection of local organizations that have banded together to respond to Clark County's opioid crisis.

June 19, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Health

An explosion of fentanyl addiction and opioid overdoses in Southwest Washington is being met with a collaborative approach that is helping those struggling with addiction and winning praise from addiction counselors. Read story

A bicyclist passes a sign protesting a proposed behavioral health facility near Northeast 50th Avenue and Northeast 159th Street.

Residents say mental health facility is not a good fit for Mount Vista area

A bicyclist passes a sign protesting a proposed behavioral health facility near Northeast 50th Avenue and Northeast 159th Street.

June 19, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Health

A two-part land-use hearing for a proposed residential mental health treatment facility on Northeast 50th Avenue, in the Mount Vista area, wrapped up Thursday evening, but a decision from Hearing Examiner Joe Turner likely won’t come until late July. The first part of the hearing was held May 26. Read story

Evergreen Public Schools adds fourth summer meals site

June 18, 2022, 5:58am Clark County Health

Evergreen Public Schools has added a fourth site to its summer meals program. All children ages 1 to 18, regardless if they attend an Evergreen school, are eligible to participate. Individuals older than 18 who are physically or mentally disabled and participating in a school program for students with disabilities… Read story

Clark County health inspections, June 7-14

June 17, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Health

20th St. Mini Mart, 2900 E 20th St., Vancouver 0 Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 activity rate increases for first time in two weeks

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June 16, 2022, 1:56pm Clark County Health

Clark County’s COVID-19 activity rate increased slightly this week for the first time in two weeks. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 activity rate continues to decrease

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June 9, 2022, 2:15pm Clark County Health

Clark County’s COVID-19 activity rate saw its largest decrease since March this week. Read story

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Clark County schools continue to see decline in COVID-19 cases

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June 8, 2022, 5:58pm Clark County Health

Clark County schools have reported 372 new cases of COVID-19 since last week, a decrease from 448 cases reported the week prior. This marks a second week of noticeable decline in cases after a mini-peak in mid-May. Read story

Legacy Salmon Creek fundraiser nets $190K

June 4, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Health

Nearly $190,000 was raised on May 20 at the Salmon Creek Cares fundraiser held at Royal Oaks Country Club. The funds will be used to support cancer services at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center. Read story