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The PeaceHeath Southwest Medical Center emergency room.

COVID-19 outbreak sickens patients, staff at PeaceHealth

The PeaceHeath Southwest Medical Center emergency room.

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 hospital and public health officials. 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

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 battling a… 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

Workers from Andersen Construction help build a second building at the Vancouver Clinic's Salmon Creek campus. The building is the last and largest in a series of projects outlined in a strategic growth plan that the clinic adopted in 2015.

Vancouver Clinic’s second building at Salmon Creek under construction

Workers from Andersen Construction help build a second building at the Vancouver Clinic's Salmon Creek campus. The building is the last and largest in a series of projects outlined in a strategic growth plan that the clinic adopted in 2015.

April 2, 2021, 6:00am Business

Construction is already underway on the Vancouver Clinic’s next expansion, a $70 million building at its existing Salmon Creek campus. The project broke ground in February and will be the health care provider’s 12th local facility, including two that opened less than six months ago. Read story

Daniel Salazar Mollinedo, patient care coordinator at the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington, walks through the front door of the building after putting his mask on.

Free Clinic of Southwest Washington employee helps Latino community navigate health care

Daniel Salazar Mollinedo, patient care coordinator at the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington, walks through the front door of the building after putting his mask on.

March 24, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Health

Ever since I can remember, I've wanted to become a physician. I've always had an interest in medicine. Read story