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Vancouver resident Dennis Marlowe gets his second vaccination dose from Safeway pharmacist Kristen Morin at the Tower Mall vaccination site in Vancouver on April 5. Vaccinations are available without an appointment at the site, which will close June 29.

Study: Vaccination offers significant protection

Vancouver resident Dennis Marlowe gets his second vaccination dose from Safeway pharmacist Kristen Morin at the Tower Mall vaccination site in Vancouver on April 5. Vaccinations are available without an appointment at the site, which will close June 29.

September 11, 2021, 2:38pm Clark County Health

A new report analyzing vaccination status of Southwest Washington residents hospitalized for COVID-19 shows that vaccination can reduce the risk of hospitalization by as much as 90 percent. Read story

Skyview High School students pass dueling protests outside their school Friday afternoon. Opposing groups expressed different points of view on the Vancouver Public School's injunction prohibiting protests, rallies or other demonstrations that "disrupt educational services" within a mile of Vancouver schools.

Anti-mask protesters return to outside Skyview High School

Skyview High School students pass dueling protests outside their school Friday afternoon. Opposing groups expressed different points of view on the Vancouver Public School's injunction prohibiting protests, rallies or other demonstrations that "disrupt educational services" within a mile of Vancouver schools.

September 10, 2021, 6:02pm Clark County Health

Protesters again brought signs, flags and megaphones to the sidewalks outside of Skyview High School on Friday, this time rallying against a court-ordered injunction prohibiting demonstrations that “disrupt educational services” within one mile of Vancouver Public Schools buildings. Read story

Veteran to lead Vancouver walk for suicide awareness

September 10, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Health

Patrick Lobdell will walk 22 miles around Vancouver on Sept. 11 to raise awareness of the nearly 22 veteran suicides that occur every day in the United States. Read story

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Clark County hospitals near capacity as delta surge fuels COVID-19 cases

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September 9, 2021, 11:41am Clark County Health

Clark County reported that 100 percent of its ICU beds and 97 percent of its hospital beds were occupied earlier this week as the delta variant continues to boost infection and hospitalization rates. Read story

Skyview High School senior Dylan Walker, 18, shows his support Tuesday afternoon for masks in school during a demonstration with classmates and others. Walker came out to oppose anti-mask protesters last week, too.

Judge bans protests within mile of Vancouver Public Schools sites

Skyview High School senior Dylan Walker, 18, shows his support Tuesday afternoon for masks in school during a demonstration with classmates and others. Walker came out to oppose anti-mask protesters last week, too.

September 8, 2021, 4:33pm Clark County Health

A Clark County Superior Court judge granted an injunction Tuesday prohibiting protests, rallies or other demonstrations that “disrupt educational services” within one mile of Vancouver schools. Read story

Skyview High School students including junior Clara Hawkins, 16, in gray from left, junior Ariel Tanner, 16, senior Dylan Walker, 18, and senior Elliott Gibby, 17, show their support for masks in school Tuesday afternoon.

Skyview students, parents ready to counter anti-mask protesters

Skyview High School students including junior Clara Hawkins, 16, in gray from left, junior Ariel Tanner, 16, senior Dylan Walker, 18, and senior Elliott Gibby, 17, show their support for masks in school Tuesday afternoon.

September 7, 2021, 7:01pm Clark County Health

Skyview High School students, parents and staff demonstrated Tuesday in support of school leadership and against anti-mask protesters who prompted a lockdown on Friday. Read story

A toxic-algae warning sign is posted next to Lacamas Lake in Camas on July 20, 2020.

Danger advisories issued for Lacamas, Round lakes in Camas

A toxic-algae warning sign is posted next to Lacamas Lake in Camas on July 20, 2020.

September 7, 2021, 6:52pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health on Tuesday elevated blue-green algae advisories from warning to danger at Lacamas and Round lakes in Camas. Danger signs will be posted at public access points at both lakes. Read story

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Clark County breakthrough COVID-19 cases rise about 62 percent in two weeks

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September 3, 2021, 2:25pm Clark County Health

The number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 who tested positive for the disease rose about 62 percent over two weeks, in the latest data from Clark County Public Health. Read story

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Clark County Health Officer on COVID cases: ‘We’re not heading in a good direction’

The PeaceHeath Southwest Medical Center emergency room.

September 3, 2021, 12:54pm Clark County Health

Clark County doctors and public health officials issued a dire warning Friday morning as Clark County COVID-19 case rates rose to a new pandemic-high this week.   Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 activity rises to highest level on record

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September 2, 2021, 3:06pm Clark County Health

Clark County's COVID-19 activity rose to the highest level on record this week with 1,602 new cases since Aug. 26 — the most ever reported in a seven-day period. Read story