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Clark County Health

Vancouver Clinic expanding to east Vancouver-Camas border

December 12, 2019, 6:39pm Clark County Health

Vancouver Clinic is building a new location on the border of east Vancouver and Camas that is set to open in November and will offer urgent care, family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, ophthalmology, labs and imaging. Read story

Clark County records first vaping lung injury

December 12, 2019, 3:46pm Clark County Health

Clark County has its first reported vaping-associated lung injury. Read story

Dozens of Vancouver elementary students home sick

December 11, 2019, 7:12pm Clark County Health

Dozens of students are out sick at three Vancouver Public Schools elementary schools, prompting cleaning, disinfecting and, in one case, a letter to parents warning them of the symptoms of the stomach flu. Read story

Two Hockinson High School seniors helped substitute teacher buy an electric wheelchair

December 9, 2019, 6:04am Clark County Health

When Musse Barclay moved from Ethiopia to Clark County in 2008 to live with his adopted family, there were growing pains in his new environment. Read story

Clark County Dental Society president aims to increase collaboration and transparency

December 8, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Health

Clark County Dental Society President Keith Collins is trying to create greater medical record transparency and collaboration in Southwest Washington. Read story

Local suicide-prevention effort Our City Cares aims to instill hope

December 3, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Health

It’s been three years since Camas parents Sheryl and Joe Stephens suffered the unthinkable. Read story

Fewer Clark County ambulances diverted to Portland ERs

December 2, 2019, 6:01am Clark County Health

Fewer Clark County ambulances are being diverted to Portland hospitals, saving crucial time for patients and emergency medical providers, according to local officials. Read story

Opioid Task Force builds foundation in Clark County

December 2, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Health

The parking lot at Bridgeview Resource Center in Vancouver was full on the late November day. There were only a few available chairs at the meeting. It took more than 20 minutes for the more than 30 people to introduce themselves. Read story

ZOOM+Care announces Waterfront grand opening

November 29, 2019, 6:00am Business

Portland-based ZOOM+Care has announced a Dec. 5 opening date for its newest clinic at The Waterfront Vancouver. Read story

Thanksgiving blood drive in Vancouver brings out all kinds

November 28, 2019, 1:58pm Clark County Health

They were gone by the time The Columbian stopped by late on Thanksgiving morning, but staffers running an American Red Cross blood drive said a large family had come in earlier to donate life in honor of their late father, who died recently. Read story