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Southwest Region hits only two of four metrics in new Healthy Washington reopening plan

January 8, 2021, 9:53pm Clark County Health

Every region in state will open new reopening plan in Phase 1 Read story

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Clark County clocks 225 new COVID-19 cases

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January 8, 2021, 12:43pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health confirmed 225 new COVID-19 infections Friday morning. No new deaths were reported. Read story

FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2021, file photo, a nurse puts on protective gear in a COVID-19 unit in California. The nation's biggest immunization rollout in history is facing pushback from an unlikely source: health care workers who witnessed COVID-19?s devastation firsthand but are refusing shots in surprising numbers. (AP Photo/Jae C.

Vaccine rollout hits snag as health workers balk at shots

FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2021, file photo, a nurse puts on protective gear in a COVID-19 unit in California. The nation's biggest immunization rollout in history is facing pushback from an unlikely source: health care workers who witnessed COVID-19?s devastation firsthand but are refusing shots in surprising numbers. (AP Photo/Jae C.

January 8, 2021, 11:01am Health

The desperately awaited vaccination drive against the coronavirus in the U.S. is running into resistance from an unlikely quarter: Surprising numbers of health care workers who have seen firsthand the death and misery inflicted by COVID-19 are refusing shots. Read story

Syringes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine sit in a tray in a vaccination room at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C.

Pfizer study suggests vaccine works against virus variant

Syringes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine sit in a tray in a vaccination room at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C.

January 8, 2021, 9:36am Health

New research suggests that Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine can protect against a mutation found in the two more contagious variants of the coronavirus that have erupted in Britain and South Africa. Read story

U.S. registering highest deaths yet from the coronavirus

January 7, 2021, 3:00pm Health

The U.S. registered more COVID-19 deaths in a single day than ever before — nearly 3,900 — on the very day the mob attack on the Capitol laid bare some of the same, deep political divisions that have hampered the battle against the pandemic. Read story

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Clark County reports 128 new COVID-19 cases, one new death

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January 7, 2021, 12:26pm Clark County Health

Clark County reported 128 new COVID-19 cases and one new death on Thursday as health officials warned the impact of a post-holiday surge in cases will be more evident next week. Read story

Syringes containing the COVID-19 vaccine are pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning. PeaceHealth has administered the vaccine to nearly 100 first responders from Clark and Cowlitz counties. The plan is to give roughly 200 first responders the first dose of the vaccine over the next couple of weeks.

Seniors 70 and older will be part of next wave for COVID-19 vaccinations in Washington

Syringes containing the COVID-19 vaccine are pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning. PeaceHealth has administered the vaccine to nearly 100 first responders from Clark and Cowlitz counties. The plan is to give roughly 200 first responders the first dose of the vaccine over the next couple of weeks.

January 7, 2021, 8:21am Health

Jan. 7—The Washington Department of Health is prioritizing older Washington residents and those who live in multi-generational households to be next in line for the COVID-19 vaccine. Read story

Seattle Fire Dept. paramedic Alan Goto, right, receives one of the first Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19  vaccinations by registered nurse Allison Miller at UW Medicine, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, in Seattle.

Washington state releases COVID-19 vaccination tiers, timeline through April

Seattle Fire Dept. paramedic Alan Goto, right, receives one of the first Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19  vaccinations by registered nurse Allison Miller at UW Medicine, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, in Seattle.

January 6, 2021, 5:32pm Health

The Washington state Department of Health will next prioritize for vaccination anyone who is 70 years and older and those who are 50 years and older and live in multigenerational households, the department announced in a media briefing Wednesday. Read story

Washington rolls out tool to determine eligibility for coronavirus vaccine

January 6, 2021, 1:46pm Health

OLYMPIA — A broader rollout of a web tool that Washington residents can use to determine whether they are eligible for coronavirus vaccination under state guidelines will begin Wednesday after an initial pilot phase. Read story

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COVID-19 claims five in Clark County as new cases surge

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January 6, 2021, 12:50pm Clark County Health

Clark County's COVID-19 post-holiday resurgence continues with 185 new cases and five deaths reported Wednesday. Read story