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Trump invokes emergency authority; Big 3 automakers closing

March 18, 2020, 12:40pm Health

MINNEAPOLIS — President Donald Trump moved to invoke a federal law Wednesday that allows the government to marshal industry to fight the coronavirus, as the economic fallout from the crisis mounted with word that Detroit's Big Three automakers are shutting down their North American factories to protect workers. Read story

Sick staff fueled outbreak in Seattle-area care centers

March 18, 2020, 11:46am Health

SEATTLE (AP) — Staff members who worked while sick at multiple long-term care facilities contributed to the spread of COVID-19 among vulnerable elderly in the Seattle area, federal health officials said Wednesday. Read story

Clark County announces third COVID-19 death

March 18, 2020, 11:24am Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health announced a third death from COVID-19 Wednesday morning. Read story

Vancouver long-term care facility residents fret over virus

March 18, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

Last week, an ambulance arrived outside Van Vista Plaza Assisted Living in Vancouver, and Robbi Brown immediately thought of the COVID-19 outbreak. Read story

Clark County hospitals opt to delay elective surgeries

March 18, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

Clark County hospitals haven’t yet experienced a strain in providing medical care, but they are preparing for the possibility. Read story

Avoid eating, but keep cleaning on flights

March 17, 2020, 8:22pm Health

SAN FRANCISCO — If you must fly during the coronavirus outbreak, how might you protect yourself? Read story

DSHS bans visitors to its 24/7 facilities

March 17, 2020, 6:05pm Clark County Health

The state Department of Social and Health Services will not allow most visitors at its 24/7 facilities, the agency announced Tuesday. Read story

Death total from coronavirus in Washington state hits 54

March 17, 2020, 1:02pm Health

SEATTLE — The death toll from the new coronavirus in Washington reached 54 Tuesday as health officials announced six new deaths. Read story

Two Clark County COVID-19 patients die

March 17, 2020, 11:56am Clark County Health

Two of Clark County's four COVID-19 patients died Monday night, according to a news release from Clark County Public Health. Read story

From WSU Cougar mascot to coronavirus vaccine volunteer, Seattle man ‘just wanted to help’

March 17, 2020, 11:30am Health

The 45 volunteers for the experimental coronavirus vaccine trial that started Monday at Kaiser Permanente Washington Research Institute in Seattle come from all walks of life. Read story