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Medical staff placed on administrative leave and those against a vaccination mandate gather during a protest outside Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center on Friday afternoon. According to Legacy, 794 unvaccinated employees were placed on leave beginning Friday.

Legacy puts 794 workers on leave systemwide

Medical staff placed on administrative leave and those against a vaccination mandate gather during a protest outside Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center on Friday afternoon. According to Legacy, 794 unvaccinated employees were placed on leave beginning Friday.

October 1, 2021, 7:42pm Clark County Health

Hundreds of people filled the sidewalks outside Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center on Friday afternoon to protest the first day that unvaccinated staff had been placed on leave. Read story

Wuhan, China - East Asia, Corona virus, Pneumonia

Clark County reports 19 new COVID-19 deaths as infections continue at high rate

Wuhan, China - East Asia, Corona virus, Pneumonia

September 30, 2021, 11:19am Clark County Health

Clark County reported 19 new deaths from COVID-19 on Thursday as the number of new cases rose in the latest data from Clark County Public Health. Read story

This illustration shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

Clark County records 25 new COVID-19 deaths, setting a new record

This illustration shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

September 23, 2021, 1:47pm Clark County Health

Clark County recorded 25 deaths from COVID-19 this week, setting a new record, as new cases and hospitalizations dipped slightly from last week's levels, according to the latest data from Clark County Public Health. Read story

The annual Girls' Night Out benefiting the Pink Lemonade Project and Ovarian Cancer Alliance is 4 to 9 p.m. tonight along Northeast Fourth Avenue in Camas.
Driver Connie Pickering pulls into the Vancouver Clinic with Bennye Wright, a Vancouver woman who uses the Human Services Council's senior transportation program.

Vancouver Clinic expands to Oregon

Driver Connie Pickering pulls into the Vancouver Clinic with Bennye Wright, a Vancouver woman who uses the Human Services Council's senior transportation program.

September 22, 2021, 5:56am Business

Vancouver Clinic is planning to expand its footprint to Oregon, opening a new line of medical offices under the brand name Enliven by Vancouver Clinic. Read story

Visitors walk past a health alert sign with measures meant to prevent the spread of coronavirus at an entrance to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver. The hospital is implementing some protocols to help protect against the spread of COVID-19.

Washington COVID-19 hospitalizations down, in part due to increase in deaths

Visitors walk past a health alert sign with measures meant to prevent the spread of coronavirus at an entrance to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver. The hospital is implementing some protocols to help protect against the spread of COVID-19.

September 21, 2021, 2:45pm Clark County Health

LONGVIEW — COVID-19 hospitalizations in Washington have decreased slightly from record high rates, in part because of an increase in patients dying, according to state hospital officials. Read story

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PeaceHealth now offering monoclonal antibody therapy for COVID-19

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September 20, 2021, 11:45am Clark County Health

PeaceHealth announced Monday that it has begun offering monoclonal antibody therapy to patients considered at risk for severe complications from COVID-19. Read story

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Morning Press: Benton lawsuit; The Sedgwick; COVID deaths; Det. Brown killing; Swiss Pie

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September 18, 2021, 6:02am Business

Here are some of the stories that were most popular this week with Columbian readers. Read story

Wuhan, China - East Asia, Corona virus, Pneumonia

Clark County records 24 deaths from COVID-19, the most on record, as hospitalizations rise

Wuhan, China - East Asia, Corona virus, Pneumonia

September 16, 2021, 11:25am Clark County Health

Clark County recorded 24 deaths from COVID-19 in the past seven days as new hospital admissions rose by 31 percent over last week's levels. Read story

A screenshot of Camas School District's COVID-19 dashboard.

Clark County school district dashboards detail virus outbreak, cases

A screenshot of Camas School District's COVID-19 dashboard.

September 14, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Health

School districts across Clark County have gotten more transparent about COVID-19 cases in the school system as the coronavirus impacts a third consecutive school year. Read story