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The staff at Delta Direct Care clinic are pictured in Vancouver. The clinic has a small staff, but also has a smaller patient group, which allows them to schedule appointments quickly and easily.

Delta Direct Care opens second Clark County clinic in Vancouver

The staff at Delta Direct Care clinic are pictured in Vancouver. The clinic has a small staff, but also has a smaller patient group, which allows them to schedule appointments quickly and easily.

September 3, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Health

Opening a primary care clinic in the middle of a pandemic has come with challenges, but Dr. Dino Ramzi says his newest clinic came at exactly the right time. Read story

FILE - In this Monday, June 1, 2020 file photo, a woman looks through a window at a near-empty terminal at an airport in Atlanta. Anxiety and depression are rising among Americans compared with before the pandemic, research suggests. Half of those surveyed in a study released on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, reported at least some signs of depression.

Depression, anxiety spike amid outbreak and turbulent times

FILE - In this Monday, June 1, 2020 file photo, a woman looks through a window at a near-empty terminal at an airport in Atlanta. Anxiety and depression are rising among Americans compared with before the pandemic, research suggests. Half of those surveyed in a study released on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, reported at least some signs of depression.

September 2, 2020, 5:00pm Health

Mental health therapists’ caseloads are bulging. Waiting lists for appointments are growing. And anxiety and depression are rising among Americans amid the coronavirus crisis, research suggests. Read story

Cases by age as of Sept. 1.

Clark County reports 18 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths Wednesday

Cases by age as of Sept. 1.

September 2, 2020, 11:54am Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health reported 18 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths Tuesday. Read story

FILE - This March 16, 2020 file photo shows vials used by pharmacists to prepare syringes used on the first day of a first-stage safety study clinical trial of the potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, in Seattle. As the nation awaits a vaccine to end the pandemic, local health departments say they lack the staff, money and tools to distribute, administer and track millions of vaccines, most of which will require two doses. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Health officials worry nation not ready for COVID-19 vaccine

FILE - This March 16, 2020 file photo shows vials used by pharmacists to prepare syringes used on the first day of a first-stage safety study clinical trial of the potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, in Seattle. As the nation awaits a vaccine to end the pandemic, local health departments say they lack the staff, money and tools to distribute, administer and track millions of vaccines, most of which will require two doses. (AP Photo/Ted S.

September 2, 2020, 9:16am Health

Millions of Americans are counting on a COVID-19 vaccine to curb the global pandemic and return life to normal. Read story

FAQ: What you need to know about mental health and schools

September 2, 2020, 8:44am Health

More and more Washington youth report feelings of anxiousness, hopelessness and suicidal thoughts -- and there’s something we can do about it. Read story

Clark County COVID-19 activity in moderate range for third week in a row

September 1, 2020, 11:53am Clark County Health

Clark County's COVID-19 activity remained in the moderate range for school reopening for the third week in a row, according to Clark County Public Health, which reported 21 new cases and no new deaths Tuesday. Read story

FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2020, file photo, Hialeah Fire Department Firefighter-Paramedic Laura Nemoga, right, winces as medical assistant Jesus Vera performs a COVID-19 test at Hialeah Fire Station #1, in Hialeah, Fla. The torrid coronavirus summer across the Sun Belt is easing after two disastrous months that brought more than 35,000 deaths.

Virus crisis easing across Sun Belt but could heat up again

FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2020, file photo, Hialeah Fire Department Firefighter-Paramedic Laura Nemoga, right, winces as medical assistant Jesus Vera performs a COVID-19 test at Hialeah Fire Station #1, in Hialeah, Fla. The torrid coronavirus summer across the Sun Belt is easing after two disastrous months that brought more than 35,000 deaths.

September 1, 2020, 9:49am Health

The torrid coronavirus summer across the Sun Belt is easing after two disastrous months that brought more than 35,000 deaths. Whether the outbreak will heat up again after Labor Day and the resumption of school and football in the land of Friday Night Lights remains to be seen. Read story

Third virus vaccine reaches major hurdle: final U.S. testing

September 1, 2020, 9:12am Health

A handful of the dozens of experimental COVID-19 vaccines in human testing have reached the last and biggest hurdle — looking for the needed proof that they really work. Read story

Pupils wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus sit in a classroom during a ceremony marking the start of classes at a school as part of the traditional opening of the school year known as "Day of Knowledge" in Grozny, Russia, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. Across the country, schools start their usually festive opening day on Sept. 1.

Russia’s virus cases exceed 1 million, globally 4th highest

Pupils wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus sit in a classroom during a ceremony marking the start of classes at a school as part of the traditional opening of the school year known as "Day of Knowledge" in Grozny, Russia, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. Across the country, schools start their usually festive opening day on Sept. 1.

September 1, 2020, 8:45am Health

MOSCOW — Russia’s tally of confirmed coronavirus cases surpassed 1 million on Tuesday as authorities reported 4,729 new cases. Read story

Africa now free of wild polio

September 1, 2020, 6:02am Health

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — As the world eagerly awaits a coronavirus vaccine, Africa got some good news recently as polio was declared eradicated, leaving only one region in the world where the wild strain of the virus remains. Read story