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Woodland teen hospitalized with eighth viral meningitis diagnosis

April 2, 2020, 8:33am Health

LONGVIEW — In the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Woodland teenager Elianna Neumann was hospitalized not with COVID-19, but with a painfully familiar disease — meningoencephalitis. Read story

M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust awards grants to fight virus

April 2, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Health

The Vancouver-based M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust announced Wednesday its first round of charitable grants aimed at the COVID-19 crisis. Read story

PeaceHealth closes family medicine clinic in Vancouver

April 2, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Health

The PeaceHealth Family Medicine Clinic at 505 N.E. 87th Ave., Vancouver, has temporarily closed. Read story

Study: COVID-19 can be spread by people who are showing no symptoms

April 1, 2020, 3:31pm Health

NEW YORK — Scientists offered more evidence Wednesday that the coronavirus is spread by seemingly healthy people who show no clear symptoms, and the federal government issued new guidance warning that anyone exposed to the disease can be considered a carrier. Read story

Clark County hits 130 COVID-19 cases

April 1, 2020, 10:46am Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health confirmed another 14 COVID-19 cases Wednesday morning, bringing the county total to 130 confirmed cases. Read story

Model shows April 19 peak for virus in Washington

April 1, 2020, 8:33am Health

SEATTLE -- Dr. Kathy Lofy, state health officer with the Washington Department of Health, said on Tuesday that a University of Washington data model estimates that the state COVID-19 outbreak will peak around April 19. Read story

Volley of Washington, Oregon orders like ‘policy pingpong’

April 1, 2020, 6:01am Clark County Health

In early March, Gov. Jay Inslee and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown ramped up COVID-19 precautions. Read story

For people in addiction recovery, the isolation of COVID-19 threatens hard-won healing

March 31, 2020, 12:32pm Health

For 20 years, Tony Radovich has gone to meetings. He’s gone to meetings in church basements with socializing over cigarettes, and to meetings in recovery clubhouses with hugs and homemade cookies. Sometimes, meetings have been held on mountains or around bonfires at the beach. Read story

Clark County confirmed COVID-19 cases climb to 116

March 31, 2020, 11:04am Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health confirmed six new COVID-19 cases Tuesday morning. The county now has 116 confirmed cases. Read story

NYC reports 1st coronavirus death of a person under 18

March 31, 2020, 9:24am Health

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 300 New Yorkers died from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, a somber-sounding Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday as temporary hospital beds were made available to help relieve the stress on city hospitals inundated with virus patients. Read story