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Clark County COVID-19 activity rate continues steady rise

May 26, 2022, 2:29pm Clark County Health

Clark County’s reported COVID-19 activity rate increased this week as disease activity continues to ramp up. Read story

Mask up, Washington: Health officials say it’s time to play it safe as COVID cases rise

May 26, 2022, 7:22am Clark County Health

With COVID-19’s rise in cases and hospitalizations, Washington state health officials want you to remember your masks. Read story

Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1812, which makes changes to the state council that evaluates and makes recommendations on allowing new energy projects in the state at the Capitol in Olympia. (Ted S.

Gov. Inslee tests positive for COVID; officials urge masking

Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1812, which makes changes to the state council that evaluates and makes recommendations on allowing new energy projects in the state at the Capitol in Olympia. (Ted S.

May 25, 2022, 1:59pm Health

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has tested positive for COVID-19, his office said Wednesday, the same day state health officials urged people to wear face mask indoors as case counts steadily rise. Read story

Kindergartners and first-graders at Crestline Elementary School line up on their spot while social distancing before class on Tuesday morning, January 19, 2021.

COVID-19 infections increasing in Clark County schools

Kindergartners and first-graders at Crestline Elementary School line up on their spot while social distancing before class on Tuesday morning, January 19, 2021.

May 25, 2022, 1:53pm Clark County Health

Clark County Schools reported 631 new cases of COVID-19 since last week, an increase from 536 cases reported in the week prior. Case totals are holding firm at higher rates not seen locally since the end of the omicron wave in February. Read story

People line up at a food truck parked near Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Monday, May 23, 2022. A COVID surge is under way that is starting to cause disruptions as schools wrap up for the year and Americans prepare for summer vacations. Case counts are as high as they've been since mid-February and those figures are likely a major undercount because of unreported home tests and asymptomatic infections. But the beaches beckoned and visitors have flocked to Hawaii, especially in recent months.

Americans plan for summer vacations despite virus surge

People line up at a food truck parked near Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Monday, May 23, 2022. A COVID surge is under way that is starting to cause disruptions as schools wrap up for the year and Americans prepare for summer vacations. Case counts are as high as they've been since mid-February and those figures are likely a major undercount because of unreported home tests and asymptomatic infections. But the beaches beckoned and visitors have flocked to Hawaii, especially in recent months.

May 24, 2022, 6:44pm Health

A high school prom in Hawaii where masked dancers weren’t allowed to touch. A return to virtual city council meetings in one Colorado town after the mayor and others tested positive following an in-person session. A reinstated mask mandate at skilled nursing facilities in Los Angeles County after 22 new… Read story

FILE - Ilana Diener holds her son, Hudson, 3, during an appointment for a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trial in Commack, N.Y. on Nov. 30, 2021. Parents hoping to get their youngest children vaccinated against COVID-19 have some encouraging news. Pfizer said Monday, May 23, 2022, that three doses of its vaccines offers strong protection to those under 5. That news comes a month after Moderna said it would ask regulators to OK its two shot regimen for the youngest kids. (AP Photo/Emma H.

What’s next for COVID-19 vaccines for youngest US children

FILE - Ilana Diener holds her son, Hudson, 3, during an appointment for a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trial in Commack, N.Y. on Nov. 30, 2021. Parents hoping to get their youngest children vaccinated against COVID-19 have some encouraging news. Pfizer said Monday, May 23, 2022, that three doses of its vaccines offers strong protection to those under 5. That news comes a month after Moderna said it would ask regulators to OK its two shot regimen for the youngest kids. (AP Photo/Emma H.

May 24, 2022, 8:17am Health

Parents hoping to get their youngest children vaccinated against COVID-19 got some encouraging news Monday. Read story

FILE - A nurse holds a vial of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, right, and a vial of the vaccine for adults, which has a different colored label, at a vaccination station in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Rogelio V.

Pfizer says 3 COVID shots protect children under 5

FILE - A nurse holds a vial of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, right, and a vial of the vaccine for adults, which has a different colored label, at a vaccination station in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Rogelio V.

May 23, 2022, 7:33am Health

Three doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5, the company announced Monday. Pfizer plans to give the data to U.S. regulators later this week in a step toward letting the littlest kids get the shots. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 activity rate, hospitalizations continue steady rise

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May 19, 2022, 3:57pm Clark County Health

Clark County’s reported COVID-19 activity rate increased this week as disease activity reaches levels not seen since mid-February. Read story

COVID-19 rate in Clark County schools stays high

May 18, 2022, 7:05pm Clark County Health

Clark County schools reported 536 new cases of COVID-19 since last week, continuing a similar trend that saw 560 cases the week prior. Case totals in recent weeks have risen considerably to levels not seen locally since the tail end of the omicron wave in February. Health officials have warned… Read story

FILE - A nurse holds a vial of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, right, and a vial of the vaccine for adults, which has a different colored label, at a vaccination station in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. U.S. regulators authorized a COVID-19 booster shot for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, hoping an extra vaccine dose will enhance their protection as infections once again are on the rise. (AP Photo/Rogelio V.

FDA clears COVID booster shot for healthy kids ages 5 to 11

FILE - A nurse holds a vial of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, right, and a vial of the vaccine for adults, which has a different colored label, at a vaccination station in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. U.S. regulators authorized a COVID-19 booster shot for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, hoping an extra vaccine dose will enhance their protection as infections once again are on the rise. (AP Photo/Rogelio V.

May 17, 2022, 8:59am Health

U.S. regulators on Tuesday authorized a COVID-19 booster shot for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds, hoping an extra vaccine dose will enhance their protection as infections once again creep upward. Read story