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Clark County COVID-19 rates fall for second week in a row

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September 29, 2022, 2:29pm Clark County Health

Rates of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations slightly decreased for the second week in a row in Clark County this week, according to the latest data from Clark County Public Health. Read story

Kacia Gauthier, lactation services manager at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, looks over bottles of donated breast milk for infants in need. The Salmon Creek hospital began working with Northwest Mothers Milk Bank in June.

Legacy Salmon Creek home to Southwest Washington’s only human-milk distribution site

Kacia Gauthier, lactation services manager at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, looks over bottles of donated breast milk for infants in need. The Salmon Creek hospital began working with Northwest Mothers Milk Bank in June.

September 29, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Health

Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center joined Northwest Mothers Milk Bank in June, opening the first human-donor breast milk-distribution site in Southwest Washington and eliminating the need for overnight shipments or drives to the milk bank’s Tigard, Ore., location to pick up a prescription. Read story

Megan Whetsell, left, and Erek Watson, both of Vancouver, chat with Jeanne Bennett of Columbia Play Project, dressed as "Doug the Slug," as she hands out flyers during Give More24! at The Waterfront Vancouver on Thursday.

Give More 24! raises $3.6 million for Southwest Washington causes

Megan Whetsell, left, and Erek Watson, both of Vancouver, chat with Jeanne Bennett of Columbia Play Project, dressed as "Doug the Slug," as she hands out flyers during Give More24! at The Waterfront Vancouver on Thursday.

September 23, 2022, 2:29pm Clark County Health

The annual Give More 24! online giving marathon concluded Thursday, exceeding its goal of raising $3.5 million in donations. In the end, the campaign raised over $3.6 million from over 6,000 donors to support 216 nonprofits around Southwest Washington. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 infection rate dips

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September 22, 2022, 2:57pm Clark County Health

Clark County’s rate of COVID-19 infections decreased slightly this week, as did rates of new hospitalizations, according to the latest data from Clark County Public Health. Read story

FILE - This image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) shows a colorized transmission electron micrograph of monkeypox particles (red) found within an infected cell (blue), cultured in the laboratory that was captured and color-enhanced at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Md. With monkeypox cases subsiding in Europe and parts of North America in 2022, many scientists say now is the time to prioritize stopping the virus in Africa.

Monkeypox numbers remain low in Clark County

FILE - This image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) shows a colorized transmission electron micrograph of monkeypox particles (red) found within an infected cell (blue), cultured in the laboratory that was captured and color-enhanced at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Md. With monkeypox cases subsiding in Europe and parts of North America in 2022, many scientists say now is the time to prioritize stopping the virus in Africa.

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

Recorded cases of the monkeypox virus have continued to drop across Washington since reaching the high point of 76 cases the week of July 31. Read story

Legacy Health offers free monkeypox vaccine clinic Saturday in Vancouver

September 21, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Health

Legacy Health is offering a free monkeypox vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Legacy Medical Group Family Wellness, 1000 S.E. Tech Center Drive, Suite 120, Vancouver. Read story

Clark County health inspections, Sept. 7-13

September 16, 2022, 6:05am Business

Clark County health inspections, Sept. 7-13 Read story

Students, other donors are asked to give blood to boost Washington’s supply

September 16, 2022, 5:58am Clark County Health

The Washington State Department of Health and Northwest Blood Coalition are urging eligible blood donors to schedule donations, especially as summer ends and the school year begins. Read story

Car rally at ilani to raise money for veteran equine therapy program

September 14, 2022, 5:59am Clark County Health

A car rally to raise money for a veteran equine therapy program is planned for Saturday at ilani, 1 Cowlitz Way, Ridgefield. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, deaths fall

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September 8, 2022, 11:50am Clark County Health

Clark County’s rate of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations fell this week, and weekly deaths dropped to their lowest level since June, according to the latest data from Clark County Public Health. Read story