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Former Navy vice admiral leading Washington’s coronavirus response brings experience in medicine, military

March 26, 2020, 8:46am Health

Dr. Raquel Bono’s first job in the military was at a field hospital in Saudi Arabia, providing urgent care for troops wounded in the Gulf War. Her last military job was in Washington, D.C., consolidating the management of hospitals and clinics previously run by the Army, Navy and Air Force. Read story

Oregon psychology professor weighs in on panic buying

March 26, 2020, 8:43am Business

COOS COUNTY — The uncertainty everyone is facing from COVID-19 is causing some to change how they think about things psychologically. Read story

Clark County Council closes park playgrounds

March 26, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Health

Playgrounds at unincorporated parks in Clark County have been closed to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Read story

Agency on Aging closing Hazel Dell lobby to public

March 26, 2020, 6:04am Clark County Health

The Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities of Southwest Washington is closing its Hazel Dell lobby to the public until further notice. Read story

Coronavirus math shows why social distancing is key to reducing exposure

March 26, 2020, 6:04am Health

PHILADELPHIA — If you still doubt the crucial importance of avoiding other people, or if you think “stay at home” orders are excessive, consider this: Read story

Skamania County closes hiking areas

March 26, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Health

All recreational hiking destinations in Skamania County are closed until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Read story

Cowlitz Indian Tribe to donate $500,000 to local charity

March 26, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

The Cowlitz Indian Tribe, operator of the ilani casino, said Tuesday it will donate $500,000 to the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington's COVID Response Fund. Read story

Clark County schools give unused medical equipment to Legacy Health

March 25, 2020, 7:46pm Clark County Health

Career and technical educators are making the most of their students’ absence by donating unused medical equipment to Legacy Health. Read story

Clark County Jail releases nearly 200 inmates due to COVID-19

March 25, 2020, 6:48pm Clark County Health

Criminal justice officials met last week to discuss ways to reduce the Clark County Jail population in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. By Friday, there were nearly 200 fewer inmates in the facility. Read story

Oregon Gov. Brown slams Trump administration over mask production

March 25, 2020, 6:08pm Health

PORTLAND — Gov. Kate Brown on Wednesday slammed the Trump administration for its failure to provide companies that want to make respirator masks and ventilators with a guarantee of liability protection. Read story