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Despite law, 20 Washington counties don’t offer public-option health plans

August 2, 2021, 6:02am Election

Two years ago, Washington state lawmakers passed a public-option health care bill, with the goal of making it easier and cheaper for Washington residents to buy health insurance. Read story

COVID-19 outbreak sickens patients, staff at PeaceHealth

July 18, 2021, 4:30pm Clark County Health

An outbreak of COVID-19 traced to a patient floor at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center has sickened at least 10 patients and four employees in the last few days, according to… Read story

Veteran to lead Vancouver walk for suicide awareness

September 10, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Health

Patrick Lobdell will walk 22 miles around Vancouver on Sept. 11 to raise awareness of the nearly 22 veteran suicides that occur every day in the United States. Read story

The  Vancouver campus of the VA Portland Health Care System gymnasium played host to a COVID-19 vaccination center on June 29. Like the general population, fewer veterans are attending vaccination clinics.

VA’s Vancouver campus sees slowing demand for COVID-19 vaccine

The  Vancouver campus of the VA Portland Health Care System gymnasium played host to a COVID-19 vaccination center on June 29. Like the general population, fewer veterans are attending vaccination clinics.

July 7, 2021, 6:07am Clark County Health

VA adjusts as it sees fall in demand for COVID-19 vaccination Read story

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center available to Kaiser Permanente members

July 2, 2021, 6:02am Business

As of July 1, PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center is available as an in-network hospital for Kaiser Permanente Northwest members, according to a news release. Read story

Dr. Kristin Lottig, 50, a pediatrician at Kaiser Permanente's Salmon Creek Clinic, emphasizes that vaccines are safe and effective, including for children. "While most kids do fine and get through the flu or maybe they'll have a mild complication, there are some kids who do get really sick and die every year.

Working in Clark County: Dr. Kristin Lottig, pediatrician at Kaiser

Dr. Kristin Lottig, 50, a pediatrician at Kaiser Permanente's Salmon Creek Clinic, emphasizes that vaccines are safe and effective, including for children. "While most kids do fine and get through the flu or maybe they'll have a mild complication, there are some kids who do get really sick and die every year.

June 12, 2021, 6:03am Business

Pediatrician Dr. Kristin Lottig has been busy over the last year assuaging concerns from parents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

RIDGEFIELD: Olivia Sexton, who has a rare blood disorder, is raising funds through Make-A-Wish Oregon so others like her can have their wishes come true.

4-year-old with rare blood disorder raises funds for wishes

RIDGEFIELD: Olivia Sexton, who has a rare blood disorder, is raising funds through Make-A-Wish Oregon so others like her can have their wishes come true.

June 12, 2021, 6:02am Community

RIDGEFIELD — A 4-year-old with a rare blood disorder has raised $2,695 so far through Make-A-Wish Oregon. Olivia Sexton was granted a wish through the organization to have a rainbow playhouse. “The experience was so impactful, she’s now wishing it forward to the 137 kids in her community who are… Read story

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Herrera Beutler revives three bills related to maternal health care

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June 1, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Health

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler took a trio of stalled maternal health bills off the shelf last week, a series of reintroductions aimed at improving outcomes for new mothers and infants. Read story

Maelynn Wood of Vancouver, from left, joins her son, Augie, 5, Dr. David Paik and her daughter, Genevieve, 9, at Main Street Family Medicine in Vancouver.

Vancouver alternative health care practice Main Street Family Medicine grows

Maelynn Wood of Vancouver, from left, joins her son, Augie, 5, Dr. David Paik and her daughter, Genevieve, 9, at Main Street Family Medicine in Vancouver.

May 20, 2021, 6:02am Business

As Main Street Family Medicine approaches its third year of providing primary care for a flat monthly fee, Dr. Steve Baker said his practice “continues to grow.” Read story

Salmonella sickens Clark County resident

April 6, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Health

Six Washingtonians, including a Clark County resident, have been sickened by Salmonella Typhimurium, which officials say they believe is linked to wild songbirds, such as pine siskins. Read story