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Tami Widmer joins her daughters Dakota, 2, and Willow, 4, in picking out some fun children's books at Three Creeks Community Library on Monday morning. Monday was the first day the library was open for limited visits in person since March 2020.  At top, stuffed animals wear masks too as literary classics are displayed at the front of the library on Monday morning.

Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries ready for readers

Tami Widmer joins her daughters Dakota, 2, and Willow, 4, in picking out some fun children's books at Three Creeks Community Library on Monday morning. Monday was the first day the library was open for limited visits in person since March 2020.  At top, stuffed animals wear masks too as literary classics are displayed at the front of the library on Monday morning.

May 12, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

As longtime branch manager of the Three Creeks Community Library, Barbara Jorgensen’s excitement of welcoming guests inside the Salmon Creek branch went a step further than what she anticipated. Read story

A pharmacist prepares an injection of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Seattle.

Washington not yet weighing school COVID vaccine mandate

A pharmacist prepares an injection of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Seattle.

May 11, 2021, 2:46pm Health

SEATTLE — Authorities say schools in Washington state won’t consider a requirement to mandate COVID-19 vaccines in schoolchildren until a vaccine is fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Read story

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Clark County records 41 new COVID-19 cases, one death

This illustration shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

May 11, 2021, 11:47am Clark County Health

Clark County reported 41 new COVID-19 cases and one death Tuesday with new data showing disease activity exceeding state guidelines for current restrictions. Read story

Can patient ask if health care worker vaccinated?

May 11, 2021, 6:05am Health

As more people are vaccinated and once again going to hospitals and clinics for checkups after many routine interactions were pushed online the past year, there is one question patients want to know: Has my health care provider been vaccinated against COVID-19? Read story

FILE - This Jan. 24, 2021, file photo shows a vial of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 in Seattle. U.S. regulators on Monday, May 10, 2021, expanded use of Pfizer's shot to those as young as 12, sparking a race to protect middle and high school students before they head back to class in the fall. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to U.S. children as young as 12

FILE - This Jan. 24, 2021, file photo shows a vial of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 in Seattle. U.S. regulators on Monday, May 10, 2021, expanded use of Pfizer's shot to those as young as 12, sparking a race to protect middle and high school students before they head back to class in the fall. (AP Photo/Ted S.

May 10, 2021, 3:03pm Health

COVID-19 vaccines finally are headed for more kids as U.S. regulators on Monday expanded use of Pfizer's shot to those as young as 12, sparking a race to protect middle and high school students before they head back to class in the fall. Read story

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Clark County tallies three-day total of 290 COVID-19 cases

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May 10, 2021, 1:14pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health confirmed 290 new COVID-19 cases Monday afternoon, an average of 97 new cases per day since the agency's Friday report. Read story

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Two new Clark County COVID-19 deaths reported

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May 7, 2021, 10:54am Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health reported two new COVID-19 deaths and 97 new COVID-19 cases Friday morning, as case counts remain high. Read story

Two volunteers walk through the Clark County Fair before the doors open in 2018.

2021 Clark County Fair canceled due to pandemic

Two volunteers walk through the Clark County Fair before the doors open in 2018.

May 7, 2021, 8:16am Clark County Life

The Clark County Fair Board announced Friday that the 2021 fair has been canceled.  Read story

Visitors walk past a health alert sign detailing measures meant to prevent the spread of coronavirus at an entrance to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in 2020.

COVID-19 death toll is more than double the official count, UW analysis suggests

Visitors walk past a health alert sign detailing measures meant to prevent the spread of coronavirus at an entrance to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in 2020.

May 7, 2021, 7:42am Health

A new analysis from scientists at the University of Washington suggests 6.9 million people worldwide have died from COVID-19, more than double the official death toll. Read story

Patrons work out during a cardio and strength class Thursday at the Firstenburg Community Center. The center has recently lessened some of its COVID-19  restrictions and expanded its class offerings.

Vancouver community centers offer more classes, activities as COVID restrictions ease

Patrons work out during a cardio and strength class Thursday at the Firstenburg Community Center. The center has recently lessened some of its COVID-19  restrictions and expanded its class offerings.

May 7, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

After restrictions ease, Firstenburg, Marshall offer more classes, activities Read story